Ben Murphy

Ben Murphy, founder of The Father Life, is an Adventure Athlete, Writer, and Wellness Advocate who used to be obese. You can ask him your questions at He lives in upstate New York with his wife and three daughters.


Getting back in shape is pretty basic. It’s a simple combination of the quality of your excercise, rest, and food. The devil is in the details. I recently received this inquiry, “I am at the beginning of the realization that […]

[FATHER’S DAY 09] Fatherhood is Changing

As we celebrate Father’s Day this month, let’s celebrate that the rules of fatherhood are changing. Let’s celebrate that we’re living in a time when dads don’t just bring home the bacon anymore but are finding the flexibility to be thoroughly involved with our families. It’s a cool time to be a father, not only because of our kids and our families, but because we’re the ones who are changing the face of fatherhood.