Facing First Day Gym Jitters

Feeling intimidated by getting started at your new gym? You’re not alone. A regular gym—the kind with weight machines, free weights, cardio equipment, the whole nine yards—can feel like a lot to take in when you first sign up. It’s loud, with lots of big spaces and confusing equipment. It seems like everyone else working … Continue reading Facing First Day Gym Jitters

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Before Hitting the Gym, Prepare for the Frenzy

This one came out at the beginning of 2017. It's still relevant for newcomers to the gym life, though. This one is for all of my fellow fitness fans who are starting the new year off right, hitting the gym for the first time and working on that new healthy life. Welcome! It's exciting to … Continue reading Before Hitting the Gym, Prepare for the Frenzy

Can You Be Fat and Healthy?

tl;dr: "Obese people who are physically fit are half as likely to die as thin, sedentary people. Aerobic fitness may be a better measure of health than BMI." (Source, p. 205) “Can you be both fat and healthy at the same time?” It seems like a pretty simple question, doesn’t it? It seems like a … Continue reading Can You Be Fat and Healthy?