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...

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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...

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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...

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Fitness is Relative: How A Walk Kicked My Butt

Fitness is Relative: How A Walk Kicked My Butt

Here’s an observation: fitness is totally relative. What seems like fit to me might not be fit to you. And vice versa. A true test of fitness is engaging in a new activity, not on the normal workout agenda. Did it kick your butt? I’ve been struggling with my workout...

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