Connections

Before I talk anymore about the calorie myth, I just want to take a brief second to talk about a recovery–and life tool–that has become really important in my life recently. In fact, I think it might be the single most important tool I’ve...

“But You Still Have To Go To The Gym”

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H1qc7VlGk1w] This commercial makes me so angry–it embodies pretty much everything that’s wrong with the state of fitness and nutrition in our country today. There are so many things wrong with commercial that it’s almost...

The Promised Land

  So, it’s not really nutrition or fitness related, but I thought I’d share the news, since it’s definitely more than a tiny baby step: I’m going to Israel. Why? Well, here’s the thing: I am Jewish by birth, the granddaughter or...

Forgetting Fitspiration

A quick thought before I go back into the science and history of the calories in/calories out myth:    My physical therapist wants me to start going to the gym again. And I am utterly terrified.   I know it’s silly, especially since I’m hoping to make a...

The “C” Word

I have added a new “bad” word to my vocabulary. Forget the f-word, forget the four-letter c-word: this is a 7-letter c-word, and it’s the most heinous, stupid, useless wastes of breath I think I have ever wasted time uttering: “Calorie.” In fact, I am sick of hearing...