WHAT CAN YOU DO?

by Keith Paine … Have you turned on the news recently? It’s been especially brutal, and it seems relentless. What can any of us do about global terrorism, disease and war? The answer might be simpler than any of us would think: You can work on you. Wouldn’t your world be better if you’re better—in better […]

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WHY MEDITATE?

  Meditation is a word that is loaded with resonance in our society. Say “meditation” and it conjures images of some enlightened yogi in a cave, levitating off the floor. Meditating seems impossible—like a dreamlike state of nirvana—so many of us reject it out of hand. We say, “I can’t do that” or “Why bother, […]

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Training to Stay Ahead of Injury in Adventure Racing

by Keith Paine … The spring and summer are primetime for adventure races like the Spartan Race and the Tough Mudder. These outdoor obstacle courses are all the rage in the fitness world, but there can be a major price to pay for the everyday person stepping up to the challenge. Injuries happen at every […]

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Who has enough time for the recommended amount of sleep a night?

by Keith Paine … Especially living in New York City, as I do!  Culturally, we put more value on what we do, and much less value on the sleep we get.  Well, have you considered the negative toll that sleep loss may put on your body and mind?  Everyone’s individual sleep needs vary.  In general, […]

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Hydration

“Water is a critical element of the body, and keeping the body adequately hydrated is a must to allow the body to function.” – Melissa Stöppler, MD, on MedecineNet As most of us know from junior-high school biology, our bodies are made up of mostly water. So, knowing how much water we need to drink […]

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Why We Train.

by Keith Paine … For most of us, exercise is a compartmentalized activity. It’s a thing we do 2-3 times a week before work. It’s a chance to focus on ourselves and on the way we want to feel. It’s an opportunity to get back into our bodies and away from the stresses of work […]

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Operation Chew!

The Nimble team is taking charge of a vital aspect of nutrition that few people talk about: chewing your food! Let’s face it; most of us, especially in New York City, eat our meals much too quickly. As soon as our food is put in front of us, we can’t help but shovel it into […]

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Life Assessment

by Keith Paine Springtime is traditionally a period of renewal for most of us, a fresh start. It can also be a good time to step back from the day-to-day pressures we all face, and do a bit of self-assessment on a broader scale. Where were you last year at this point? And how do […]

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Q: IS THE SUN GOOD FOR YOU?

By Keith Paine A: To scientists, the answer to this question is a bit of a paradox. Radiation from the sun is both the leading cause of skin cancer and our major source of Vitamin D. We’ve all heard of the dangers of too much sun exposure, yet Vitamin D derived from the sun actually […]

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To Ice or To Heat?

…that is the question, at least when we’re talking about injuries. Though there is often a lot of public confusion about whether to ice or heat an injury, fortunately the experts are pretty clear. First, it’s important to know whether the injury is acute or chronic. An acute injury is one that results in sharp […]

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Love and Attachment

Ahh…Valentine’s Day. A celebration of love. A chance to spend cash on stuff that nobody needs, and often a cause of heartache. Love is tricky – both for those who are in a relationship and those who want to be in one. If attachment breeds suffering, as the Buddha taught, then what should we do […]

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Myth Buster: Is sweating the only way to burn calories?

A: No—and you might be surprised at how many calories you can burn by working consistently at a lower level of intensity, where you’re not sweating profusely. The fact is, you’re burning calories all the time, even when you’re asleep. Those calories come from a combination of fat and carbs. The fat-to-carb ratio changes according […]

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Keith Paine Performs at Rockwood Music Hall

Live Thursday 9/17 @ Rockwood Music Hall Join the Nimble community at the venerable Rockwood Music Hall for a bluesy acoustic set– Featuring my good friends Scott E Moore, soul singer and guitar player, and keys man Rob Clores, recently off the road with the Black Crowes. We’ll be joined of course by Malcom Gold […]

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The $5 cardio machine that really works!

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Quick Headstand Tips.

Keith Headstand Pose from Nimble Fitness on Vimeo.

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3 Keys to Any Yoga Pose

Untitled from Nimble Fitness on Vimeo.

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FLEX THOSE CREATIVE MUSCLES

How often do you find time to work on your creative side? It’s not the easiest thing to do. Our lives are often consumed with day-to-day tasks and results-driven work. Time has become perhaps our most valuable commodity, as workdays become longer and vacation time shrinks. We spend most of our time reacting—to deadlines, demands, […]

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