Learn to distinguish child-brain from adult-brain. Get clear about what you’re doing, why you’re doing it, and where reality will impose natural and necessary limitations on you.
When I speak to audiences of health, nutrition, and fitness professionals, as well as clients who are in the midst of life changes, I am often struck by how many of them approach the project of making better choices. Often, “better choices” are defined as “not-doing”. As in, Not-doing bad things. Not-doing all that we want […]
Miereneuker (Dutch): Antfucker. Korinthenkacker (German): Raisin crapper. Both terms refer to someone who is obsessed with small details, nitpicking, and petty bullshit; yet poignantly is usually ignored or unable to execute anything meaningful as a result. If you’ve opened a magazine, read a newspaper, listened to the radio, watched television, perused a blog, peeked into […]
And many more questions answered by me in this fun, fearless, femmechat interview with the excellent Summer Innanen. From Summer’s writeup: In this MUST-LISTEN-TO episode, we talk about: Krista’s unconventional story of disordered eating and how she went from being the girl with glasses who was last in gym class to a leader in fitness […]
4th Trimester Bodies Project began in 2013 as a passion project of Chicago-based photographer Ashlee Wells Jackson as a way to help women feel both comfortable and proud of their post-pregnancy bodies. As quoted in Buzzfeed, Jackson says: “I see beautiful, inspiring, real women on a daily basis who struggle with their body image because […]
Here are some things you should know about me. I’m 5 feet tall. I’m 40 years old. I have a PhD. I am a bookworm. I like to eat tasty food. I can’t catch a ball. I run slow. I was picked last for pretty much every team in elementary school. (By high school I […]
Dr. Anjali Forber-Pratt is an elite wheelchair racer and Paralympic ambassador. She’s the 2011 World Champion in the 200m, holds two bronze medals from the Paralympic Games in Beijing, China; and now currently Assistant Research Professor at the Beach Center on Disability. You can see an inspiring short film about this incredible woman here. From her blog […]
Cheryl Haworth is a legend in women’s Olympic weightlifting. A new documentary — appropriately called Strong! — profiles her career. Here, Cheryl sits down and raps with Stumptuous about her experiences.