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Let’s Talk About Bodyweight Exercises and Fat People

As COVID-19 keeps gyms and fitness centers safely closed and people look for new options to work out at home, I’ve been getting a lot of e-mails from people who are frustrated that they are seeing bodyweight workouts recommended, but … Continue reading

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Fat People Working Out Is Not A Joke

I get so sick and tired of fatphobia meaning that when fat people do the exact same thing as thin people it’s suddenly a big joke. In today’s little bit of comedy I talk about lazy fat jokes, in especially … Continue reading

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Ahmaud Arbery

When I go running, a lot of privilege comes with me. Despite the fact that I run late at night and have fairly frequent encounters with law enforcement I’m never afraid for my life. I never worry that I will … Continue reading

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Review of Joyn Workouts

Since I’m doing all my workouts at home, I thought I would review some of the workouts that I’ve been doing. Today it’s Joyn. Full disclosure, while I know some of the people who created it (and think they are … Continue reading

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My New Quarantine Endurance Sport

From ballroom to marathons to triathlons to…the livingroom. What happens when you were training to go miles and miles, and now you’re stuck inside four walls? You create a new endurance sport! I had been dabbling a little bit in … Continue reading

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Making Fitness More Inclusive – In Quarantine and Beyond, with Jessica Richman

As more and more fitness companies work on online offerings for quarantine, it’s an excellent opportunity for them to also make their programs and advertising more inclusive (and less harmful!) I spoke with Jessica Richman, CEO of The Visible Collective,  … Continue reading

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Holy Crap, I’m On The Olympic Channel

When they first contacted me, I googled their names to make sure they were for real! The Olympic Channel, they told me, was partnering with Vice Media for a series of short films called Body+ and they wanted me to … Continue reading

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Triathlon Training in the time of COVID-19

I hope everyone reading this is doing as well as possible given the circumstances. We have been quarantining since before the order in California – Julianne is in a higher risk group because of her asthma and both of us … Continue reading

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California May Stop School Physical Fitness Tests – That’s Great News

Included in Governor Newsom’s budget for next year is a 3-year suspension of physical fitness testing in schools. The only bad news here, is that it’s only a 3 year suspension. I first heard about this from Jenna T – … Continue reading

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Training Update – Not To Jinx It, But…

I hate to jinx it by saying anything, but my training has been going really well. As I  suspected, freeing myself from the pressures of the official IM time limits has allowed me to celebrate my workouts and my progress … Continue reading

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