BarBend: 7 Downsides of Being Crazy Lean

The team at Bar Bend produces some really good fitness and nutrition stuff. Here is a good example, on the potential harms of being too lean or trying to maintain a very low body fat percentage all the time. If…

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Achieve results by pursuing quality in all things

Never underestimate the fitness industry's vast reservoir of bullshit. Pursue quality in all things, not quantity. To wit: if you pursue quality above all other characteristics, you are far less likely to be disappointed than if you chase speedy, inexpensive,…

You Work Out More Than You Need To; Not

Utterly moronic analysis of an otherwise interesting study by Schoenfeld et al. Earth to Cosmo: this study was 34 young men, all of whom were already fit, strong, and experienced in strength training. This means that the study is not broadly generalizable…

More Evidence That Sitting Is Bad For Us — And Exercise Alone Won’t Save Us

A great example of MSM science writing that is the opposite of insightful and critical. Ms. Walton appears to have both no understanding of physiology and no understanding of how to use the Internet...you know, the Google machine. Trying to…