So, you’ve met this mom at 5:30 a.m. CardioPump, and she’s wicked funny and laughs endearingly with her hand over her mouth when the breast-implants-bought-on-a-girls-roadtrip-to-Mexico nasty neighbor up front hits herself in the face with the hand weights. When you see that your new crush’s travel mug reads, “Yeah. I said it. So What,” you [...]
Co-authored by Kristina, frequent Aiming Low guest poster and writer of On-Blank.com My buddy Kristina and I were having a jolly good text chat. The topic of discussion turned to exercise and how we both need to do it, but generally hate it. Then we realized that we DO exercise every single day! You probably [...]
My husband recently climbed Mt. Ranier in Ashford, Washington, just outside of Seattle. Considered a training ground for some of the larger mountains, it wasn’t Everest, but was quite a feat for a man who had not yet lost his sympathetic baby weight. After months of impressively creative training, including hiking with a 40-lb. three-year-old [...]
Life’s twists and turns have converted an old, reliable friend into a fading memory. Regardless of where I’ve lived, I’ve spent countless and extremely fulfilling moments inside its four, non-judgmental walls. But during those countless and fulfilling moments, I wasn’t always the 42-year-old father of five that I am today. So, sadly, things had to change.
I hate the gym. Not because I have upper arms which jiggle more than your Aunt Martha’s Mystery Easter Jello Mold, but because of women who insist on wearing a full frontal mask of make-up and designer clothes when they work out. Working out isn’t pretty time. It’s hot sweaty mess time. It’s “I have [...]