Weekly Fitness Reads: 5/9/16

http://amydix.com/cheat-days-sucky-diets-and-how-to-end-the-struggle-between-fun-and-fat-loss/

Diets objectively suck, but fat loss doesn’t have to. Amy Dix does a fantastic job of providing practical solutions and perspective to struggles every dieter has faced.

http://www.leighpeele.com/a-response-to-the-ny-times-biggest-loser-study

It’s a shame when respected sources crank out nonsense. The damage is far more expansive when a news entity has a good reputation. Here’s what you need to know about the NY times biggest loser study.

http://www.askingforwhatyouwant.com/2016/04/29/take-a-fear-shower/

Fear holds us back in one way or another. The author helps us pinpoint the origin of our fears in order to accept them. I’m choosing to interpret this as a recommendation to go stand in a cave full of bats and become the hero that Gotham deserves.

 

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Weekly Fitness Reads:12/28/15

Ermahgerd! This is the last Weekly Fitness Reads of 2015! I don’t know about you, but I’m excited. My prediction is that 2016 will yield some pretty kick ass content, which I will continue to share with you, the awesome reader. Anyways, hope you enjoy this week’s list!

https://www.stumptuous.com/are-we-destined-to-be-fat

This was a nice overview and summary of the immensely complicated topic of obesity and genetics. It seems there is certainly a connection between the two, but like everything it’s not cut a dry. A discussion about genetics has nuance. Go figure, right? 😛

https://www.t-nation.com/training/operation-barbell-10-money-exercises

I’m pretty much always down for ridiculousness, necesary or otherwise. Ridiculousness worked into an article strength training? I’m in.

https://medium.com/@jillfit/8-ways-to-be-an-anti-perfectionist-in-2015-13a30bd8b48c#.6310e9mes

Perfection is the natural sworn enemy of success, like goats and chupacabras. Perfectionism is also a very tempting and easy trap to fall into. But there is hope. There are ways to tackle our perfectionist tendencies. In fact, there are at least 8 ways to rid ourselves of the stagnation perfectionism brings.

 

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