If you read one thing on the internet today, let it be how to make a sports bra out of a pair of men’s underwear. I know it sounds weird, but it’s really kind of awesome, right?! Creativity + thriftiness + no boobs bouncing while you exercise = win! More
Topic: free weights
As we learned this week, powerlifting is not just for the obnoxious muscle heads who fill the gym with loud grunts, tons of testosterone and minor earthquakes every time they drop heavy barbells to the floor. It’s for any woman too who wants to get lean, toned, strong and a healthy kick-ass dose of confidence. But one thing weight lifting won’t do, according to new research, is trim our waistlines. More
There’s a scene from an old Friends episode that encapsulates why I hate the gym – the one where Chandler and Ross try to cancel their unused gym memberships to avoid paying the high monthly fees. The trainers at their gym ask “Can you honestly say you’re happy with your body?” yet all Chandler can utter in desperation is “I wanna quit the gym!” Instead of quitting, both are guilted (read: bullied) into buying more gym services.
In that brief two-minute sitcom scenario lies manifold reasons why the gym sucks. More