Archive for the ‘Fitness’ Category

Three months ago, was sitting at above $700,000 in revenue. With the recent launch of the Research Digest (ERD), is now a million dollar business. And cash-flow positive to boot. I already covered the basics steps of what made us stand out. But you know what ERD was? It was us doubling […]

Well this was convenient happenstance. Men’s Fitness released their list on The Game Changers of 2014. Amongst that varied list, which included juggernauts such as Stephen Colbert (I love that guy), Pharrell, Stephen Curry (I love the NBA), was … me! Sol Orwell, “The Educator”. First off – what an honor. I had originally thought […] continues to grow, and is slowly becoming the juggernaut I always wanted it to be. The reality though is that none of this was happenstance. It’s been two years of solid grinding – reading, writing, editing, connecting, responding to emails asap, etc. I’m retired, but every day, from roughly 10am to 4pm, with a […]

And Yet Another Pivot

8, Oct 2012

I spent the past weekend hanging out with fitness professionals at the PTDC – Becoming the Expert seminar. I’m not a personal trainer, so you would imagine a lot of it would not have applied to me, but the lineup was full of smart and interesting people (I will post about the event itself later). […]

Who knew that Marijuana could be one of the best things you could take for overall health? 101 citations to back up the assertion.

I finally have a new website to show off: After I came back to Toronto (wow it’s almost been 2 years … and I am moving again soon), one of the things I really focused on was my health. I spent hours every day reading up on fitness and nutrition. The amount of anecdotal […]

Buzz word galore. I kept hearing (and even reading) about hormones like leptin and insulin, but I never really understood them. As I was sick last week, I finally took the time to read up on them. My notes are as follows (if anything is wrong, let me know). Leptin Leptin equates to a level […]

4 Hour Body Notes

10, Jan 2011

Tim Ferris has recently released his 4 Hour Body book. As is typical of me, I read it through for any cutting edge info I may be able to extract (and that could be backed up by some real science). Overall the book read very much like a bunch of random blog posts jammed together. […]