With all the resolution and goal talk that occurs at the end of a year, I just want to remind you of a few important items before you enter 2014: You are a whole and complete person, worthy of love and respect. You have the right to take up space. You have the right to […]
You Should Be Happy to See a Dudebro Curling in the Squat Rack: Why Elitism is Ruining Fitness for Everyone Else
As I see it, we have a pretty large, fundamental problem in our nation (and in many first world countries). I think many of us have become fatigued by the idea of being a nation of DIY-ers, a nation of people who pull themselves up by their bootstraps. I think we have become tired of […]
I want to start off by saying that this article is directed at a very specific group of people. I am not writing for those who, medically speaking, are obese, or are even very overweight. I have no expertise with being obese or very overweight so I believe I cannot speak to those experiences. I […]
Because you might find yourself on Pinterest.
Lifting is a lot of things for a lot of people. We all have our reasons why we lift – whether those reasons are health-related or aesthetic-related or involve something entirely different. And why you continue to lift, after several years, may be different from why you started lifting. Or, at least for me, my […]
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I know that quite a while ago I promised I would post again and had the audacity to say “Soon!” in the same post. I apologize for having taken so damn long to post again. After all the business of moving and starting a new job decided to calm down, my computer decided to become […]
Chronic Illness Is a Killer – Literally. Here is my short summary of chronic illness: The World Health Organization reports that non-communicable chronic conditions are the leading cause of death in the world (http://www.who.int/topics/chronic_diseases/en/). Chronic conditions are responsible for 63% of the deaths worldwide. On its chronic illness webpage, the WHO names the most widespread […]
On Making A Comeback I have started lifting, again. Just last week, in fact. I feel like this time around, I have finally waited until I wanted to go back, instead of my usual guilting myself into going earlier than I want. Now, I think I have finally perfected the “starting over” aspect of making […]
On Failing Commitments Three weeks ago, I wrote this post. You might remember it and you might also remember my three kickoff posts to my experiments. In these posts, I declared that I was making these proclamations public as to hold myself accountable. Well, this is me kicking myself in the ass for doing so. […]