Author Archives: J.

About J.

Fitness professional, fitness & nutrition writer, widowed at 28. Writing about getting through grief through self-care, physical activity, and the ​constant feeling of being uncomfortable.

Countdown to my wedding

For the life of me, I’m trying to remember if I have gone to a friend’s wedding since George died, and the only one I can think of was my friend Nick’s wedding which was nearly a month after George … Continue reading

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How Do Half Marathons Parallel Widowhood?

I made the vital mistake of not training for my last half marathon. My body is not cooperating with me and my legs, I think they’re ready to detach. The exertion of yesterday is beginning to take a toll on … Continue reading

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Progressive Overload

There’s a style of lifting called Progressive Overload. This consists of doing heavy weights with low reps. A good example of this is Strong Lift also known as 5×5 program. 5 reps for 5 sets. It’s three exercises to be … Continue reading

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Great article on AR-15 ownership in America

via “Fuck you, I like guns.”

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Don’t Pay Someone to Count Your Macronutrients

Get your pen and paper out and get ready for some math problems. We are calculating macronutrients. ‘Macros’ is a buzz word in the nutrition world, but they are the fundamentals of how we function, they are energy and a … Continue reading

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