Turbulence Training

Craig Ballantyne really does good work. See for yourself. That's 12 weeks, people. Here's the results from his spring contest. And yet, day after day and week after week I see the same people trudging away on the treadmill, elliptical, cycle...making no progress. Then there's the joggers out on the trail every morning. There's this one, in particular. Three years ago when she first showed up, she was a bit plump, but not too bad, and hard a certain Meryl Streep charm about her. She must've stuck with it for about three months, maybe. Then you never saw her. Then, months later, she's out there again, and fatter. Repeat. I saw her this morning for the first time in a long time, and now way fat, bordering obese. No doubt the product of a low-fat diet. The diet and exercise "gurus" that line the shelves of your local B&N or Borders ought to be quaking in fear. This is the future, folks; people taking matters into their own hands, becoming their own laboratory, holding themselves publicly accountable, and getting real results. And you know what? It's so god dammed simple. And easy. It's just that real food and real exercise...

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Richard Nikoley

I'm Richard Nikoley. Free The Animal began in 2003 and as of 2022, contains over 5,000 posts. I blog what I wish...from health, diet, and food to travel and lifestyle; to politics, social antagonism, expat-living location and time independent—while you sleep—income. I celebrate the audacity and hubris to live by your own exclusive authority and take your own chances. Read More
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