Lacrosse balls are for lacrosse

Lacrosse balls are for lacrosse

Lacrosse balls and tennis balls are not for bodywork. Lacrosse balls and tennis balls are for lacrosse and tennis. It’s not a branding or sales or marketing exercise. It’s not semantics. Sports balls were made for playing sports. Sports balls are meant to...
Looking for the body weight “happily ever after?”

Looking for the body weight “happily ever after?”

The idea that we are going to engage in a fitness or nutrition program, amend our body and stay that way happily ever after is seductive. And patently untrue. I acknowledge that there ARE people who can do this, and there ARE people who never change body weight or...
“What am I doing wrong?”

“What am I doing wrong?”

I saw a post in a Facebook group this morning, crowdsourcing for thoughts on workouts and weight loss. (I despise those, but that’s for another day). The original poster had been working out at a chain gym for 2 months and generated little to no weight loss...

There is no such thing as a “thigh gap challenge”.

I hate to break it to you, but there is no such thing as a “thigh gap challenge”. There’s no such thing as “follow the workout to get your thigh gap.” I get so angry when I see things like this, because people (in this case: women)...

Fitness doesn’t require motivation or discipline

Our North American culture has programmed us to believe that health and fitness are found in “discipline”, “willpower,” “control” “motivation” and “accountability.” If you are struggling to find motivation,...

“Before” and “After” photos are BS

There’s no such thing as a “before” photo. There’s a photo of how you look. Right now. Today. At this nanosecond. Stop taking “before” photos. Dont take one today, and don’t take one ever take one again. The diet and fitness industry loves the idea of the “before”...