Posts in Health
The Cargo Cult of Fitness

The cargo cult of fitness is that everyone wants to build a fit body that looks good (the airplane with material goods), but they want to use a get-fit-quick scheme to do it, such as a crash diet or a new fitness fad (the runway). Instead of changing their lifestyle, they use an approach that is oversimplified, inconsistent, and lacks an understanding of the body as a system. 

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The Aspect of Health No One Talks About

While I’m generally a happy person, I have experienced times of sadness, doubt, fear, and purposelessness. In fact, I regularly have periods of time where I feel anxious and/or low. I find it hard to share my negative emotions with others when I’m in that place. I know that other people go through similarly challenging periods. Many actions you can take to improve your mental state are low-hanging fruit, while others are a bit more complicated...

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The Thing I Hate About the Fitness Industry

You can’t blame trainers and nutritionists who fulfill the demand, because we all gotta eat, but… are one-size-fits-all nutrition and fitness programs really helping anyone? Shouldn’t trainers teach people an approach that allows for individuality and sets them up for success in the long run? 

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I Used to Think Health Was A Look

If a person didn't have a visible six pack, it meant they needed to work out harder and restrict calories. "Being healthy is easy," I thought, "all you need is the willpower to cut carbs to stay in caloric deficit, and work out every day." It worked for me. Or I thought it did. Mind you, I was also 20 years old. ;)

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