I have several diagnosed chronic illnesses which can impact my training. The illnesses themselves, the medications I take to manage them, and the surgeries I’ve undergone to ameliorate the damage they’ve done to my body, all impact how my body works, how strong I feel, and how much I can push myself. When I’m workingContinue reading “What I Want Personal Trainers to Understand About Working With the Chronically Ill”
I became a vegetarian when I was 15 years old after my biology teacher explained the caloric energy inefficiencies of a meat-based diet. Each step up the food chain costs energy, and more people would have access to more food with less environmental cost if more of us ate lower on the food chain. TheContinue reading “Are Folks Choosing Between Eating to Get Swole and to Save the Planet?”
Homemade broth is kinda a lifestyle for me. I collect ingredients for my broth over the course of a few weeks or a month, keep them in my freezer (of course!) until I need them, and throw them into a big pot when it’s the right time. Julia Child has all sorts of guidelines aboutContinue reading “Weekend Food Prep–Homemade Chicken (or Turkey) Broth”
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