You have to read this post. It’s so nice (and about time) to hear this from a guy as well (cos I am sure there’s plenty of us girls already saying it), that there is truly something wrong with this world. Use your body wisely, keep it strong and healthy, don’t overdo it, don’t set unrealistic goals and don’t be stupid about it (and I think deep down inside, a lot of us know that they are – except the ill ones perhaps).
You only have one body – look after it so you can have it for a very long time! Yes, I know I say Something Every Day, but I don’t say run a marathon every day or you need to train at least an hour for it to count. I say Something, and that something needs to be something active. Something that makes you feel good. Not something that breaks your mind or your body down. Mental and physical training should build you up, make you stronger, healthier and happier.
Once you’ve read it, come back and leave me a comment, would love to hear your thoughts on the subject!
The Reembody blog, up to this point, has been a thoughtful exploration of human movement, a subject about which I am extremely passionate.
Today, however, I’m mad and I’m going to tell you why.
I have been planning a blog post for a while on fitness misinformation, and it was originally going to be the same kind of thoughtful deconstruction found in my other installments. But then I read this and it was one of the most beautiful things I’ve ever found in my newsfeed: so beautiful, in fact, that the rest of the health and fitness propaganda floating around Facebook like turds in a pool started to really, really piss me off.
So thoughtful deconstruction has been postponed for another day. Instead, we’re going to take a good look at a few of those turds and get pissed off together because, when someone preys upon your insecurities in an effort…
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