Posts Tagged ‘stress’

Opinion: Stressed Out? Take Your Time

The other day, I decided to go for a run outside. This is a typical activity here in the city, but you might be interested to know that I don’t run, like ever. I never particularly enjoyed it, and my lack of attention to the monotony of running doesn’t help. But considering that it was…

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Opinion: "When Muscle Confusion" is a Good Thing

One of the biggest scams in the fitness industry is the idea of selling programs to deliberately “confuse” your muscles, which will magically incinerate fat and spur muscle growth. The reality of these programs on late night infomercials is that the people making and marketing them have no idea what the hell they’re doing in…

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Opinion: Let’s Face It, You Hate Running

Hear me out on this one. A lot of people say that they enjoy running, but there is a good chance that all of them actually hate it. Let’s face it, when you’re in the moment, running doesn’t actually feel pleasant. It’s hard to find joy when you’re out on the trail or the road,…

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Opinion: Should You Listen to Your Body?

Hitting the gym entails a lot of different factors. We have goals, whether it’s to lose weight, put on muscle, or run a 6-minute mile. They require motivation and drive to elicit the change we’re seeking. This motivation probably comes from some sort of realization; it could’ve been a humbling doctor’s visit or even a…

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Opinion: Don’t Workout Today

DON’T Workout Today! Believe it or not, there’s a time and place for skipping workouts without it affecting your progress. In fact, it can actually help you in the long run. Here in the city, it’s become a badge of honor to be more stressed out and busy on a day-to-day basis. The more stressed out…

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