Fixing a broken mirror: Competitor stares down body dysmorphic disorder

Sadie with her husband Jeremy, at a bodybuilding show in April 2015.

Before Sadie Tyler ever stepped foot onto the stage at her first bodybuilding competition, she had already faced her harshest judge: herself. And she was an unforgiving critic. She scrutinized herself for any possible imperfection in her body, skin, hair or nails. It wasn’t that she was shallow or superficial. It was because she suffers […]

Try this foam rolling technique and let me know what you think

Getting ready to foam roll, with a naughty cat in the foreground

What commonly prescribed pre-workout regimen caused an MMA fighter to threaten to burn down my house and made a retired Navy captain well up with tears? Foam rolling. It’s something we’re all “supposed” to do. We’re taught about it during our personal trainer courses. They talk about it and demonstrate it in fitness professional workshops. […]