Why BMI is BS

This is why BMI is BULLSHIT. Your BMI (body mass index) is just a ratio of your height and weight. Your BMI doesn’t indicate your body composition (see photo)…nor does it show your health/ dedication/ work ethic/ value (not pictured, because none of these...

Snow Day Workout #2

Well, we’ve seen snow, slush, ice, and there’s freezing rain in the forecast. If you’ve been stuck inside for most of the last week and are getting a bit stir crazy, why not try this indoor AMRAP (As Many Rounds As Possible) workout. Getting your...

Snow Day Workout

It’s true: Portland shuts down completely when it snows. So you’re probably going to be stuck inside for most of today, right? But I know that badasses like you savor a challenge. You like to push yourself! And you and I both know that your body wont feel...

You Can’t Fail Me

You’re not failing me by not making it in for your workout. You can’t let me down by missing a rep on an important exercise. I’m not disappointed in you when don’t track your food, and I’m certainly not mad if you eat a whole plate...

Kill the Thing You Love (Over Again)

I recently came across the essay Screw Finding Your Passion, by Mark Manson, and it got me thinking about how screwed up we can be about pursuing happiness. Half of our time is spent trying to avoid discomfort, to convince ourselves that we should always be...