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5 Unconventional Things to do This Fall

When the leaves start turning red, gold, and brown most folks pull out the sweaters from the back of their closet and slide back into their tried, true, and predictable pattern of fall activities.

Now, there is nothing wrong with football games, pumpkin pie, picking apples, or taking a long drive to bask in the peak colors of the autumn foliage. Folks who live in the Northeast love having four seasons and they know how to make the most … read more

Why I Stopped Eating Meat

Nothing beats the taste of a well-cooked steak.

The grill marks, the dripping juices, and the scent of seared beef are enough to drive any carnivore insane. Add a fresh tossed salad, a side of grilled veggies, baked potato, and a glass of a full-bodied cabernet sauvignon and you have the components of a perfect meal. That’s what I thought until eight years ago when I first eliminated meat from my diet. Over this time I slowly but steadily … read more

10 Tips for Wellness at Any Age

Guy’s Guys like staying healthy and fit, so consider this a greatest hits package for your wellbeing.

Over the past few years I have devoted a number of blog posts to relationships— not just relationships between people, but the relationship between our body, mind, and spirit. Your Guy’s Guy will be migrating to new topics to write about, so I wanted to summarize the learning I’ve gleaned from reading, interviewing guests on Guy’s Guy Radio, and from personal experiences, including a … read more

Five Guy’s Guy-Tested Diets That Actually Work

Today’s manufactured food is a joke. It’s processed, it’s laden with GMO’s, filled with hidden salt and sugar, lacks nutrition, and is drizzled with flavor-enhancing ingredients that have you longing for more. Just look around and you can see the results. We are a culture with an expanding waistline and increasing heath risks. Face it—the vast majority of us carry around extra, unwanted pounds. And I know you want to slim down, especially during these warm months when our … read more

The Guys’ Guy’s Guide to Vacation

It’s defined as a period of suspension of work, study, or other activity, usually for rest, recreation or travel. But vacations can be stressful.

If you want to know who is ultimately responsible for any vacation-related tension, take a look in the mirror. So nowadays people have a hard time enjoying themselves during their precious week off. Back in the day, we’d accrue an annual vacation and actually use the allotted days. But with all the tech and connectivity … read more

The Guys’ Guy’s Guide to Keeping the Weight Off

It’s one thing to diet.  Keeping the weight off is something else. 

Like so many other determined, hopeful men, I’ve made numerous resolutions, promises and proclamations to myself about shedding a pile of unwanted pounds. And I’m usually successful. But this isn’t, “Yay me”—there’s a rub. After shedding the weight, how can guys prevent those pounds from insidiously creeping back onto our manly frames? It’s a problem a lot of guys have, so let’s tackle this bloated issue together.

This … read more

The Guys’ Guy’s Guide to Fish Tacos

Like snowflakes, no two fish tacos are alike.

Maybe that’s part of the allure for these Guy’s Guy favorites. Guy’s Guys are all about their grub and tacos are fun, tasty and open to interpretation.  The notion of building each individual taco and holding it in your hand and admiring it before devouring is the stuff Guy’s Guys are made of. There are lots of taco recipes, including many made with meats. But let’s focus out attention on our … read more

The Guys’ Guy’s Guide to Organic Detox Juicing

Dandelions taste as bad as they look.

But that’s a small price to pay for the overwhelming benefits your body and mind will reap from a week of detoxification with a diet of fresh-squeezed organic juices, water with lemon, and rooibos tea. After binging on lobster and French champagne on New Year’s Eve, I’m kicking off the new year in a healthy mode.

A few summers ago my wife and I participated in a weeklong master cleanse program consisting of … read more

Five More Ways to Manage Your Weight

Guy’s Guys have healthy appetites—for life, love and the pursuit of happiness. We stay hungry, and that can be a problem. 

After I finished compiling my first set of weight loss tips, I realized that every guy is different and not every method I mentioned in part one fits every Guy’s Guy. The best tip I ever received from a friend who had dropped thirty pounds was, “Don’t eat as much”.  Please allow me to introduce five more tips … read more