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Is the Gym Giving Me Pestilence and Disease?

Is the Gym Giving Me Pestilence and Disease?

In an attempt to save some money on more expensive spin and aerial classes, I joined my cozy local gym about six months ago. I mostly use the gym for cardio and floor work, since I get plenty of upper bodywork doing aerial. Unfortunately, I’m not sure the gym is good...

All I Want for the Holidays: The Exercise Tights That Fit

All I Want for the Holidays: The Exercise Tights That Fit

I am really hard on my exercise gear. Seriously, sometimes I work out twice a day. My exercise clothing gets beyond sweaty. That so-called “stink free technology” Athleta was flogging recently is bogus; I stink plenty. The washing machine at my home gets a pretty...

Fitness in the Time of Choleric Rhetoric

Fitness in the Time of Choleric Rhetoric

Like many of my fellow Americans, I was shocked and devastated by last week’s election results. Although I live in California, a very blue state, I am having a ton of anxiety over the future. I cannot and will not normalize the election results; Trump might end up...

Extreme Exercise Can Mean Extreme Silliness

Extreme Exercise Can Mean Extreme Silliness

There’s nothing funny about the Ironman. We have a place in Kona, where the Ironman begins and ends every year. It’s an explosion of the greatest, toughest athletes on earth, all descending upon what is essentially a cozy small town. They reward Kona with revenue and...

Fitness Self Care: Getting a Flu Shot

Fitness Self Care: Getting a Flu Shot

        Note: I’m not a doctor or a scientist. I used the Center for Disease Control (CDC) website as my main source for flu shot information. As you may have guessed, this site is pro-science and pro-vaccine, and I will not apologize for that in...