Health & Fitness

Spies, Friends, and Fitness (Part IV)

Greetings Everyday Spy, I’m excited to have my favorite exercise scientist Alex VanHouten back for another guest post!  Alex founded DefiningDadBod.com and the Defining Dad Bod Podcast. Intelligence is the act of collecting information, analyzing data, and finding the truth hidden inside. The same process applies in everyday life. In our home In our workplace […]

Spies, Friends, and Fitness (Part III)

Greetings Everyday Spy, It’s the holiday season – and that means people are eating! The average person gains 1.5lbs between November 1st and January 1st every year. 193.6 billion calories worth of candy canes are packaged annually. 75% of all vegan Christmas cookies get thrown away before Christmas day (at least they are in my […]

Spies, Friends, and Fitness (Part II)

Greetings Everyday Spy, Many of you know my exercise scientist friend, Alex. Alex is the founder of DefiningDadBod.com and the Defining Dad Bod Podcast. Alex is one of the close friends I regularly talk to, no matter where I am in the world.  He and I are opposites in many ways.     – I […]

Spies, Friends, and Fitness (Part I)

My friend Alex rocking his baby to sleep (photo credit: Alex VanHouten, founder of DefiningDadBod.com) Greetings Everyday Spy, In the history of awkward conversation starters, I’ve discovered a surprisingly terrible ice-breaker… “Hi. I’m Andy. I am a former CIA spy.” You would think a statement like this would trigger immediate interest, right!? It doesn’t. A […]

The Truth About Trance

Greetings Everyday Spy, My wife’s parents are genuine hippies. They are so different from my family that I refer to them as ‘my wife’s parents’ instead of ‘my in-laws.’ As if the different terminology will somehow protect me from their hippie love for stray animals, awkward dance/exercises, and belief in astrology. If you are married […]