Balanced Existence

Achieve and maintain health and wellness within the modern human environment

Entries for the ‘Just For Fun’ Category

Iron and the Soul

What follows is a somewhat famous essay written by Henry Rollins for Details magazine. It is a superb piece of writing that I never tire of reading. The first statement holds what I believe to be a truth that I feel I have instinctively followed. Enjoy.

Simple Workouts Are Often the Best

I wholeheartedly believe that weight bearing exercise is vitally important for everyone baring a real medical condition. I don’t know how it has come to it that many women feel that they shouldn’t pick up heavy (for them) objects. Weight bearing is probably the single best thing you can do for bone health. Why would your body keep dense strong bones around if you never ever send it environmental signals by bearing heavy (for you) weight that tells your body it needs to do so?