Success Stories

Success Story: Cliff Dalley Redefines “Middle Aged Man”

Cliff Dalley had been working for 36 years straight in a successful executive position at UPS, finally overseeing the entire state of Utah, in a highly stressful job. “It was all about the career, I had let my health and fitness go to hell,” he said. Cliff had been a serious athlete his whole life,…

A Turning Point in New York Times Columnist Philip Galanes Life

An Eye-Opening Observation When Philip Galanes visited his mother in the summer of 2014, she was sitting in a chair in the living room of her Vermont home. Philip quickly realized she had been sitting in that chair for weeks—literally—after she had hurt herself in a fall and was “trying to pretend the whole thing…

Sculptor Mark Mennin on the Power of Weight Training

On a typical day in Bethlehem, Connecticut, Mark Mennin can be found on his Hyster forklift, loading 200 tons of granite columns salvaged from an old bank or other demolished structure down his driveway to the outdoor studio where he works. Mark is a stone sculptor, the kind where he actually carves the stone himself….