13 Dec 2017

Should You Lift Weights to Failure?

Come on, give me one more. Push it! One more rep. Do it! Training to failure, as a concept, is lifting until you can’t lift any more. If you stop at 10 reps, it’s because 11 was impossible. Should you incorporate this kind of training into your lifting regimen as

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08 Dec 2017

Your Weight Will Fluctuate, And That’s Just Life

In about another month I should be able to fit into my favorite pants again. Well, they “fit” now, but they’re not as comfortable as I’d like. One more month, barring life getting in the way, as it so often does. I’m almost 50, and there is always an excuse.

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07 Dec 2017

“You Are Broken—I Can Fix You” Is a Horribly Effective Advertising Strategy

The grocery store checkout seems specifically designed to make you hate yourself. So many magazines, so much focus on how ugly everyone is, you included. If you’re female, you’re too fat, and for the fellas, we’re not nearly buff enough. Have you noticed for men, it’s about adding, and for

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06 Dec 2017

Sugar Is NOT Toxic

“Sugar … Ohhhh, honey honey.” The Archies didn’t see a difference between the two when it came to some 60s hippy flower child they wanted to bang, and neither does your body. What’s the major difference? People freak out about the former and glorify the latter. Because honeybees, I guess.

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