Regular readers know that I am a big advocate of learning martial arts. You never know when you will find yourself in a life or death confrontation. But unarmed fighting skills will take you only so far. That’s why I believe that every man should carry a tactical knife with him at all times, and there is no better knife for this job than the Kershaw Tanto. [Read more…] about Everyday Carry Knife: Kershaw Tanto Review
When it comes to losing weight, what is more important: diet or exercise?
If you watch commercials, you might be led to think that the best way to lose weight is exercise. Think of Beachbody infomercials. The message of those commercials is that you must exercise, and exercise intensely to lose weight.
On the other hand, if you check Amazon for books on weight loss, the majority of the books that turn up are diet books. The messages behind these books are contradictory. Some encourage us shun fat. Others tell us to avoid carb. But their consistent message is that if you stick to this particular diet, you will be able to maintain a healthy weight.
So which is it? Diet or exercise? Watching the Discovery Channel’s reality television show Naked and Afraid gave me the answer.
On the reality survival show, Naked and Afraid, nothing is more crucial than a good a partner. While the show is mainly a test of survival skills and endurance, the mental fitness of one’s partner is equally crucial. Many pairings have dissolved into chaos, bitterness, and utter failure because of the flawed character of one or both of the contestants. After binge watching enough episodes of the new season I’ve identified three major warning signs that your Naked and Afraid partner sucks. [Read more…] about Warning Signs that Your Naked and Afraid Partner Sucks
There is a reality show that can change your life for the better.
Naked and Afraid is a reality show on The Discovery Channel that documents the struggles of two strangers, one man and one woman, who are stranded in a remote and inhospitable location. The goal is to make it through the 21-day challenge relying only on primitive survival skills. [Read more…] about Life Lessons from Naked and Afraid