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Fitness Bullies

As a culture we’ve been thinking about bullying in recent years: what it is, what it does, why it happens, how to handle it in the moment, and how to bring it to an end.

The fitness and wellness culture can sometimes be a big bully. When I looked up the […]

By |2021-10-31T23:15:47+00:00March 31, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Fitness Bullies

Aging Stronger

My 94-year-old grandmother died last week. She and I had a long and complicated relationship but mostly I’ve been reflecting on how grateful I am to have had so much history with the elders in my family. Many of my great-grandparents lived until I was a middle schooler and a […]

By |2021-10-31T23:16:24+00:00February 26, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Aging Stronger

A User’s Guide to Working with a Fill-In-The-Blank Fitness Teacher

I bet you’ve had the experience of walking out of a class feeling frustrated, unseen, picked on or unappreciated. I know I have. If you’re new to any sort of movement or fitness class, it’s especially disheartening. After all the stress of going into a new and kind of scary […]

By |2021-10-31T23:16:55+00:00January 31, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on A User’s Guide to Working with a Fill-In-The-Blank Fitness Teacher

Injury-Proof Your Body

I hope we’re all clear that this is not a real thing. If you are truly injury-proof you are either a) stupendously lucky or b) living a very odd and circumscribed life. Maybe you’re an artificial intelligence with no body to speak of?

Unless those things are true, you (and I) […]

By |2021-10-31T23:17:58+00:00November 30, 2020|Uncategorized|1 Comment
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