Make Exercise Your Daily Habit

On some days, I worked out for more than one hour (even 4 hours), but I count those days as only one workout day. I count consecutive days of 1 hour workouts towards my streak, not total hours of exercise. For a day to count, it must include a variety of functional fitness exercises of… Continue reading Make Exercise Your Daily Habit

Kindness of Strangers: This Time From a Fitness Expert

Kindness, generosity, and helping others selflessly are human virtues. Some of you have commented on my previous posts about the examples of kindness from strangers I have witnessed in people. Here is another example. A helpful stranger named Marcel Dinkins who is a well-respected fitness training expert saw my kettlebell swings videos on Instagram, and… Continue reading Kindness of Strangers: This Time From a Fitness Expert

Personal Fitness During Quarantine Times

In a 24 hour worldwide live streamed event titled #FindingBeauty in Quarantine Times organized by Drue Kataoka and fellow members of the Young Global Leaders community of the World Economic Forum, Rajiv spoke about his personal fitness journey during the months of the 2020 quarantine. Rajiv’s 25 minute talk begins at the 42 minutes 45… Continue reading Personal Fitness During Quarantine Times

My Personal Fitness Objectives and Key Results

When I mentioned that I use the Objectives & Key Results (OKR) system to achieve my personal fitness goals, some of my friends asked if I’d share my personal fitness OKRs with them. I decided I’d share the document here on my blog so it may benefit anyone interested in adapting them for their own… Continue reading My Personal Fitness Objectives and Key Results

Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen (Book Review)

Born to Run by Christopher McDougall is one of the most inspiring books I’ve read in a long time. It is a book about adventures, travels, cultures, customs, ancient wisdom, evolution, anatomy, biology, footwear, anthropology, friendships and human nature. It is also a book about long distance running. Through the stories of his warm characters,… Continue reading Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen (Book Review)

Vivo Barefoot Shoes by Terra Plana (Product Review)

We spend most of our waking hours outside home wearing shoes. So it is important that the shoes be comfortable and promote good health of our feet and legs. I’ve been regularly wearing a few different models of Vivo Barefoot shoes by Terra Plana for a few months now. They have become my footwear of… Continue reading Vivo Barefoot Shoes by Terra Plana (Product Review)

Vibram Five Fingers Shoes For Hiking and Water Sports (Product Review)

Sometimes simplicity and minimalism provide wonderful experiences. The Vibram Five Fingers shoes are excellent for outdoor activities and for working out at the gym. The natural feeling that comes with being outdoors with these shoes enables the wearer to feel one with nature. Walking while wearing these shoes is a sensory experience that allows you… Continue reading Vibram Five Fingers Shoes For Hiking and Water Sports (Product Review)

Gym Memberships: Tips for Getting a Good Deal

My fiancee and I joined a Bally‘s gym and swimming pool near our apartment in Manhattan recently. I recommend joining a gym to everyone who is able to. A gym is a great environment for working out. Going to a gym is a community activity, where you are inspired by other people exercising. It is… Continue reading Gym Memberships: Tips for Getting a Good Deal