7 Reasons to Date an Athlete

After my divorce, I decided I was only going to date athletes. My decision had nothing to do with body fat percentages or max bench press (although those factors certainly don’t hurt!). Nor was this decision dependent upon the man in question being some sort of professional competitor. In fact, I define “athlete” as anyoneContinue reading “7 Reasons to Date an Athlete”

You Up For Something New?

That was the text that came to my phone at 3:30 this afternoon. Of course, there’s only one appropriate response: “Sure.” The text came from a friend of mine that I frequently refer to as my “sprinting buddy.” We first met at the gym a couple of years ago. He was in the early stagesContinue reading “You Up For Something New?”

En Guarde: Lessons From the Fencing Strip

I was never an athletic child.  I always had various bodily complaints: asthma, joint problems, allergies, and I found it way too easy to pass on physical exertion due to these issues.  Strangely enough; however, one of my long-standing complaints ushered me in to the world of sports and exercise. I had always had painContinue reading “En Guarde: Lessons From the Fencing Strip”