Max Ungar

Max is a passionate pursuer of integrative health. He has been drafted by a professional baseball team, worked in publishing scientific laboratories and spoken to groups of students on health and well-being. He is currently a biology major and philosophy minor at Denison University. Max spends his time reading, weightlifting, traveling and learning.

Obesity is Beautiful…? Who Cares?

Obesity is Beautiful…? Who Cares?

I don’t hate fat people. I don’t consider them to be less worthy, or less hard-working, or bad people. I have worked with a number of obese and overweight people in my training career, and I know for a fact that those people can work just as hard, if not harder, than the fittest people […]

“Why I don’t do CrossFit”: A Logical Response

“Why I don’t do CrossFit”: A Logical Response

Every now and then, I read an article that specifically spells out why doing paleo, CrossFit, weightlifting, etc. is a bad idea. I do this to stay humble and up-to-date with the most recent arguments against some of the things I tend to endorse. There has been an article circling around recently that fits this […]

14 Lessons I Learned My Sophomore Year

14 Lessons I Learned My Sophomore Year

With the school year ending, I thought it would be nice to write another reflection piece on what I have learned this year. Sure I’ve learned about metabolic pathways, modal reasoning, and trophic pyramids, but the most important lessons learned came from a less likely source: outside the classroom. After my Freshman year, I wrote […]