When Everything Hurts, and Nothing Goes Right

By Daniel Russell If you’ve been training in our beloved sport for some time, you know what I’m talking about.  There are weeks that seem like they never end.  Weeks where your workouts just never go right, no matter how hard you try. Weeks where you wake up every morning feeling like the seven dwarfs had been beating you in your sleep, and even grabbing the empty barbell is painful. Weeks that make you .

Body Image and Categories

I usually write when I get to have interesting conversations with the people around me, and I guess I’m self centered enough to think you guys should hear what I have to say. I want to talk about two things, although they blend together sometimes, and that is body image, particularly for women, but I believe it applies to men too, and the boxes society tries to put us in, particularly gender roles. BODY .