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Universal Gym Truths

No two gyms are exactly alike, but some things are true wherever you go.  A few of those things: Incorrectly racked weights. No matter how well the weights are labeled and their proper locations are marked, some asshole will put them back in the wrong place. Clearly, the 25 lb. dumbbells don’t go between the… Read More »

BMI sucks. Use the Beast Index™

Roughly speaking, the Body Mass Index (BMI) is a relative measure of body mass to height.  Originally developed in the mid-19th century, BMI is an attempt to quantify an individual’s tissue mass and then categorize that person as underweight, normal weight, overweight, or obese based on that value. There is plenty of criticism of BMI as… Read More »