Fitness for Fat Nerds: Doctor, Doctor Give Me the News

There are several things you need to do before you get started on the whole exercise thing, my fellow fat nerds. Make sure you have good shoes (more on this later). If you’re of the female fat nerd persuasion, get some good sports bras. Invest in a tiny mp3 player if you like music. Things ...

Fitness for Fat Nerds: A Run a Day Keeps the Wibbling Away

Ever try to go to bed without brushing your teeth? I just can’t do it. Some kind of awful little plaque alarm in the back of my head starts going off and refuses to stop until I’ve done something, even if it’s just smearing some toothpaste around in my mouth with one finger. Part of ...

Fitness for Fat Nerds: Enough With the Mental Bullshit

Stop me if this is a nightmare you still have: You’re wearing those tiny, humiliating shorts. You’re faced with the climbing rope, or sometimes it’s the chin up bar. Whatever task it is, you struggle to pull yourself up with arms that seem terribly flabby and inadequate, and you get nowhere. And then your classmates, ...