The locker room can be unbearable. For anyone who remembers those painful, self-conscious moments after P.E. in middle school, The Great Fitness Experiment has a funny and revealing post about showering at the gym .
Forget skiing, forget snowboarding, Lift Magazine brings you extreme sledding . Extremely fast, extremely fun, extremely dangerous, and extremely expensive.
Or if sledding isn’t extreme enough, how about flying ?
MizFit doesn’t use a heart rate monitor . Do you?
Why educate people about health and fitness when we can simply use our taxes to pay for weight loss surgery? The Fort Worth Star-Telegram has the story on why doctors want to use our tax money to give people lap bands . My best summation: Jaw-dropping insanity. According to the article, the “eligible” age for weight loss surgery in women is 13! (Thanks for the link, David B.)
So, what’s a better alternative than the surgery? How about teaching your 13 year old to stop eating the 20 worst foods in America . (thanks, David F.)
According to My Super Charged Life, video games aren’t just for couch potatoes with fast thumbs. Catch up with the buzz over Wii Fit .
Starlets follow the craziest diets and The Diet Blog explains why Gwyneth Paltrow is the reigning queen .
If you liked my Tabata Sprint post , Beach Fitness has a handy online Tabata Clock  to time your intense intervals. The timer works great if you’re confined to the prison  of a dorm room or home office, and you want to do a quick 4 minute routine of extreme burpees.