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Fitness Almost Killed Me: Eating Disorder

Fitness Almost Killed Me: How to Tell The Difference Between Fitness & An Eating Disorder

I am in recovery from almost every eating disorder known to humanity, including exercise addiction. I have a tough relationship to fitness. While it sounds appealing—sounds healthy—sounds sexy, even, the truth is… fitness almost cost…

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Overprotection: The Chess Lesson That Will Bulletproof Your Fitness Goals

A little while ago I saw this tweet from one of my favorite thinkers, Adam Robinson. In chess a CRUCIAL prophylactic concept is OVERPROTECTION: you don’t just protect an important piece or square— you OVERprotect…

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Why “Future You” Sucks

Note: This article was selected as the Personal Trainer Development Center’s Best Fitness Article for the week of February 14, 2021. Allow me to introduce Present You to Future You. Before you become formally acquainted…

A Toast to Pain: Our Most Valuable Teacher

The price of wisdom isn’t age, it’s pain — and that’s a good thing. Everyone can learn something from misery and use it to create.