December 2013 archive

Is There Any One Best Exercise for Weight Loss?

I decided to mix up my exercise routine again so this weekend I pulled out a book I have about bodyweight exercises. It’s a great book and quite comprehensive but it does open with chapters that appear to extoll the superiority of bodyweight workouts over other forms of exercise. I’m all for tooting your own …

Continue reading

Is It Support? Or Fat Shaming?

I hate this weight loss book so much I won’t even tell you what its title is. I’m capable of relating only briefly what makes this book so abysmal. It is an example of what I see as a particularly insidious form of fat shaming—that which originates from what is presented as “support.” Let’s start …

Continue reading