Harm through Help: Iatrogenic Consequences the Fitness Industry

In 1799 our first president got sick. He had been doing some farming out in the rain. Upon getting home for dinner he didn’t change his outfit because that’s what tough guys do and maybe Martha Washington was into that damp shirt look (“Oh George”). Then, the next day he worked in the snow. Naturally […]

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The delusion of complete control over your behavior

When you are making health decisions, the notion that you have complete control over your behavior is actually semi-delusional. I say “semi” because of course if you really really want to do something or if you really really don’t want to do something, your behavior will probably fall in line with your attitudes. It’s also […]

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