Fitness


Fitness: All Encompassing Means Paralyzing?

In my previous post I presented the talk by Dr. Barry Schwartz regarding “The Paradox of Choice”. Also, I've lately been speaking about having specific goals in our training and making specific choices about the direction our training should take. If you read my piece on the concept of fitness you’ll see that I don’t...

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Fitness As A Goal Or Strength As A Goal: Fitness Writ Large

By Eric Troy You may have noticed this site is about strength training. I have a confession to make. I don't know how to give fitness advice. Because I cannot clearly conceptualize fitness. I can understand exercise for health. I cannot understand exercise for fitness unless fitness is another word for health. But...

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Lip Service: Superficial Terms in the Fitness Industry

By Eric Troy Words can be very powerful. But words themselves aren’t everything; it’s how you string them together. Their context. Brian Grasso said in an article, “We are a term crazy industry”. Yes, and I’d go so far as to say we are a term OBSESSED industry. Terms sometimes become more important than the message,...

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