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Fitness Without Numbers

January 5, 2016 |

A couple months ago, my husband handed me a device he’d just gotten in the mail. “It’s a body fat monitor,” he said. “Want to try it?”

I handed it back like it was on fire. “No, I do … Read More

Fitness: Not a Moral Imperative

May 22, 2015 |

There is a weird transformation that happens when someone works hard on something like getting fit. Many of them seem to morph from the normal, chill people we once knew into know-it-all, self-important douchebags. I understand it can be hard to hold back from … Read More

When Movement Is A Struggle

May 20, 2015 |

Disclaimer: I’m not a mental or physical health professional. Everything in this post is opinion and not medical advice. Talk to your doctor before starting any fitness regime.

One of the most bullshit things about mental health is the way … Read More

My Fitness Journey

May 20, 2015 |

Welcome back guest writer Andrew, who joins us on Fitness Week with a wonderful piece on his personal fitness journey.

I have been an active person all my life. I used to walk almost everywhere, and if it was more … Read More

Making Exercise About Me

May 19, 2015 |

Welcome back guest writer Nat, bringing us a fabulous piece on the personal aspects of fitness for Fitness Week.

One of the most painful things I’ve dealt with all my life is the notion impressed upon me by society that physically … Read More

Review: Zombies, Run! 5K Training

September 8, 2014 |

Friend of the podcast Ness joins us to review Zombies, Run! 

The premise for Naomi Alderman and Six to Start’s 5K training app is pretty simple.

The U.K.-based developer combines its popular story-based running game, Zombies, Run!, with a 5K training … Read More

On Fitocracy

September 5, 2014 |

Since I’m the weightlifter in the Can’t Talk family, Bell asked me to review Fitocracy for the E-Fitness Experiment. Fitocracy is a fitness website and application available for iStuff and Android stuff.

What drew me to Fitocracy was the game aspect. It’s not … Read More

E-Fitness Experiment: My Fitness Pal

July 26, 2014 |

The E-Fitness Experiment continues! Last time I set myself a main mission and two side missions, so let’s start with an update.


My main mission was to go to sleep by 1 AM and wake up before 9 AM. This … Read More

The E-Fitness Experience: Setting Goals and Trying The Fitbit Flex

July 9, 2014 |

Most people wouldn’t call the way I live “healthy”. I’m too self indulgent for that; I eat what I want, when I want, and usually far more than I actually want. I stay up really late, depriving myself of sleep … Read More

Basic Weightlifting

June 20, 2014 |

Disclaimers: I am not an expert in ANY WAY. Consult a doctor before starting any exercise regime.

The strength training portion of exercise can be very intimidating. It’s easy to get on a treadmill or elliptical machine and have a good … Read More