20 miles in the books – 1 month to go! One of the benefits of long training runs has been exploring parts of the city I’ve never really seen before – especially on foot. In the past few weeks I’ve run over the 59th Street Bridge and the Triborough Bridge. I’ve run along the Hudson […]
I’m running the NYC Marathon with Fred’s Team!
The end of 2016 – and every year – brings out the numbers – 10 best events, top news stories, greatest moments in sports, etc. People have a natural need to quantify and rank things. It gives us a sense of control over our lives – very important in a year that so much seemed […]
Wishing everyone a very Happy Thanksgiving – I’m thankful for the opportunity to continue sharing my thoughts on health with everyone! I know the holiday season is here – because last night when I was walking my dog I saw the sidewalk Christmas tree vendors setting up! I also knew a big meal awaited me this […]
It’s been a very busy month – and I noticed two things had gotten pushed back – my running and my writing. Every weekend I’d say to myself, “I want to go for a run today” or “I should update my blog”… And then life happens. Work obligations, holidays, bad weather, family needs, or just being tired […]
I am asking readers to tell me what you want. Not in general, but at a health or wellness talk. A few weeks ago I was asked to speak at a wellness seminar given at a company for its employees about heart health. The talk was well received, and we had a good discussion after […]
Followed my own advice and went for a New Years Day run! What will you do today?
So many people start the New Year stating what they wish to accomplish, without reflecting on the past year. So for my first post of 2015 I’d like to reflect back on the first year of TheDiagnosisMD.com – and a challenge I undertook. In the first year of my blog, I posted 34 times – […]
Recently there have been several news stories with contradictory health information; obesity has reached a peak, obesity is still rising. Running leads to a longer life, but marathon runners don’t live longer. Supplements don’t work, except when they do. One of the latest stories is that people who take statins are gaining weight faster than those […]
As a follow up to the post on Exercise – after the Arizona Rock n Roll Half Marathon. Unofficial time – 1:50:22