“HOWEVER: there are two approaches to exercise. One: you exercise in order to feel good, move around, and maybe be a bit healthier. This is good; it helps you have a friendly relationship with your body. Approach two, however, blows. Because approach two is exercising in order to be skinny and pretty.”
I interrupt your daily judgmental blathering about books by dead ladies to bring you the following news: I am back at Rookie! And “Just Wondering” is up! And I go on, at some length, about exercise and how I feel about my hips. And hopefully I impart something useful to the young people, but, you know, I leave that to Fate. (via sadybusiness)
I think you’re downplaying the dialectical relationship, slightly, between one and two. But also, you’ve totally ignored the most important aspect of exercise, number three: trying to burn many calories and ramp up your metabolism so you can win a bet this weekend about eating 100 chicken mcnuggets.