Modern Charles Atlas

cartoon of a guy showing off his weak musclesCartoon of a guy saying, “Thanks to an intense exercise program, I’ve gone from a 98-pound weakling to a 100-pound powerhouse.”

People who know me call me an exercise nut. I probably look more like the 100-pound “powerhouse” since I run more than anything else. 

This cartoon reminds me how we view ourselves can be more important than our actual appearance. I’ve seen an average Joe be the life of the party because he had a high view of himself. 

So hold your head high and flex those powerhouse muscles! 

Exercise and the Mind — Quartz

This article caught my eye, partly because I read it just after I exercised. We hear so many articles about the physical benefits of exercise, but this article revealed some different findings.

Neuroscientist says there’s a powerful benefit to exercise that is rarely discussed

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