How Smart Men Lose Weight…

That title jumped off the the cover of the latest issue of Best Life magazine yesterday, so I picked up a copy, and I found the excellent article “Chasing the Athlete Within” by Charles Hirshberg. Looking for anything to help me stay motivated in my pursuit of middle-aged flabby fitness, I jumped right on his article. And I found this great and relevant quote on page 45…

So in my 40s, as I stared at my humped, flabby self in the mirror, it was as plain as the ample nose on my face: What I hated was not exercise at all but the tight-jocked, trash-talking, mean-a** sports culture that often surrounds it.