The Birth of Athena

lift the weight. fight the power. eat the candy.

Fitness

Experiment #2 Intro: Not So Supple Kitten…

As you can see from the photos above, I am no where near being able to do the splits, in any direction. I feel the most strain on my adductor, so if anyone has any pointers on particular stretches for adductors, I would be greatly appreciate any advice. Looks like I have A LOT of […]

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A Month of Experiments

As I said in my previous post, I am taking a break from powerlifting. I believe that this break is a good thing for my mental well-being and a good thing for my body. Additionally, taking a break allows me the time and opportunity to try new things. Generally, while training, I avoid making too […]

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Allowing Myself to Be Human

My House

I have been really struggling with something for about the last 6 to 8 months. I have kept it to myself, mainly because for whatever reason, it is embarrassing for me to admit. However, I really believe in being honest with myself and with other people, so here it goes. Confession: I haven’t been to […]

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Shape Magazine: Misogyny Disguised as Women’s Health

Shape Magazine

Shape Magazine has been around for as long as I can remember, and is one of the most popular women’s magazines that has ever been. It is a cultural icon, especially in terms of media directly produced for consumption by women. Shape is a significant part of our culture and our heritage. I remember my […]

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Being Hurt vs. Being Injured

The DifferenceI have been meaning to write this post for a while, but had yet to get around to it. However, this morning I woke up to find that I had, somehow, hurt my wrist while I was sleeping. Waking up to a mysteriously jammed wrist (sleep-boxing? my guess?) prompted me to expedite writing this […]

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