Your Friday Afternoon Workout: Jump rope

Remember the school playground and jumping rope? Yeah, me neither. I hated jumping rope as a kid. But now I totally understand how great of cardio it is, and I highly recommend that everyone who's interested in improving endurance and cardio consider buying one and adding it into the workout. Even more than weights,… » 6/06/14 7:28pm 6/06/14 7:28pm

Women in Video Games: Princess Peach

I make no effort to hide my fondness for video games, and I think that while Kotaku does a good job of existing, there's an opportunity to discuss gaming on this site in a way that's somewhat critical, not about ZOMGBEWBS, and still really fun and inclusive of a variety of viewpoints that are mine... I mean everyone's. » 5/16/14 6:11pm 5/16/14 6:11pm

The benefits of a martial art (Part 1)

As is obvious, I'm a huge proponent of martial arts for people from any age (especially for kids, but I'll write this in general.) And not just for the typical "discipline" reasons that most people propose (though that's one big reason.) There's a litany of reasons, so therefore in the spirit of the Internet, I'm… » 4/18/14 7:58pm 4/18/14 7:58pm