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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 […]

How I lost 60 pounds my junior year of high school

How I lost 60 pounds my junior year of high school

This is a guest post from my friend David Allen. David is the Sports Editor for The Denisonian and a contributing writer for Cityscene Columbus and thecelebritycafe.com. How does the normal person lose weight? Running, weight lifting, eating healthy? People who lose weight are tremendous success stories and role models, I mean really tremendous. Those stories […]

“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 […]

Spring Cleaning: What’s Important?

Spring Cleaning: What’s Important?

Finally, the weather here in Ohio is starting to gradually get nicer and nicer, which means one thing: Spring time! Growing up in the DC area, I have grown pretty fond of the Spring. Cherry blossoms are blooming, temperatures are rising, and it’s time to crawl out of our dorm room caves and into the […]