And what, Socrates, is the food of the soul? Surely, I said, knowledge is the food of the soul.
A lot of us pursue fat loss at some point in our fitness journey.
But what is body fat and what is it for?
Where does it come from?
And how do we lose it?
This article is all about understanding the answers to these questions.
Doctors won’t make you healthy. Nutritionists won’t make you slim. Teachers won’t make you smart. Gurus won’t make you calm. Mentors won’t make you rich. Trainers won’t make you fit. Ultimately, you have to take responsibility.
The end of January marked my fifth month working at a commercial gym. Having had the opportunity to talk to a variety of people, I have also had the chance to discover what confuses them about exercise and nutrition.
The problem is the amount of conflicting information in the media, on social media platforms, or packaged as books and newspaper articles by so-called “experts” who have some sort of self-interested agenda.
Bombarded with contrasting messages like “Sugar addiction will kill you”, “Fat is bad”, and “Carbs are the devil”, how are you supposed to know what to do?
This article is a small collection of honest messages about training and nutrition designed to help you make sense of the madness.
Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, ‘I will try again tomorrow.’
Useful Links: Part 1
Myth #2 – Training legs and glutes will make them look more feminine
I think you already know where I’m going with this.
Some are born strong and others are made strong.
Useful Links: Part 2
If you’re pre-T and reading this article, chances are you want to build some muscle. That’s awesome!
In my experience, the internet offers a lot of contradictory advice on training for anyone on the gender spectrum. That’s not awesome.
Two of the questions I get most frequently from other trans guys relate to:
I’m going to cover a myth and a truth about both in two articles. It’s myth-busting time!
A personal trainer who likes superheroes, bread, lifting weights, and studying “fitness stuff”.
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