EppsNet Archive: Fitness

Trains 2, Fitness Experts 0

Two months after fitness expert and reality TV star Greg Plitt was killed by a Metrolink train in California, another personal trainer was struck and killed Tuesday in Georgia by a freight train. Achilles Williams, 30, a popular Atlanta-area personal trainer, was skipping rope near the train tracks filming a YouTube workout video when he was sideswiped by a speeding… Read more →

Happy Darwin Day!

“I’ve been walking three miles a day. I thought my cardio fitness was pretty good. Then today I tried swimming some laps and found out that my fitness level is not what I thought it was.” “Yes, well, it’s a good thing that complex life emerged from the seas so we can all spend more time walking and less time… Read more →

Why is There No Progress in Exercise Science?

Why can’t someone invent a workout you can do, say, once a year and still see excellent results? There is no progress in exercise science. We can put a man on the moon, a rover on Mars, but we can’t develop a once-a-year, high intensity workout? Very disappointing. Read more →

Aside

If you’re fat, don’t say you “work out,” just say you “exercise.”

Monday Morning Sets the Tone for the Week

L.A. Fitness at 5 a.m. I don’t like exercising in a crowded gym. I also don’t like to get up early, but not as much as I don’t like exercising in a crowded gym, and if you get in there at 5 a.m., the gym isn’t crowded. For 2011, I started doing different exercises every day of the week and… Read more →

HW’s Exercise of the Day

Deadlifts, fuckers. I did five sets of ’em yesterday and I can barely walk. No pain, no gain. Read more →

Twitter: 2010-11-05

Sometimes homelessness is life's way of saying you need to lose some weight. # RT @pattonoswalt: Sit-ups! Make 'em a habit! #tweetyour16yearoldself # Read more →

Twitter: 2010-04-18

Why does every fat-ass with a bike have to dress himself out like Lance Armstrong? # Read more →

It Must Be February

I got up at five this morning, rolled into LA Fitness . . . there wasn’t one person in the entire downstairs workout area. So much for New Year’s resolutions . . . Read more →

The Man Who Wasn’t There

I thought I saw one of the dads from my kid’s high school roller hockey team at L.A. Fitness this morning. He was riding a stationary bike and there was no way I could get where I wanted to go without walking past him. Great . . . now I’m going to have to take time out of my workout… Read more →