Tag Archives: fitness

A Question of Atheist Scruples – unexpected fitness edition

You are a contender in a marathon race when you accidentally trip the runner beside you. Do you stop to help him up? Absolutely. I’d feel some guilt if my clumsiness got in the way of someone else finishing the … Continue reading

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Today’s Facebook Find – add weight to lose weight?

Worked for this guy in China — although, what he added was a 40kg rock he could carry on his head for years, via Mashable: A 54-year-old man from Jilin, China, is making waves in his hometown, for his Iron … Continue reading

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Jesus loves thin people more so lose weight for Jesus

I don’t know if it pays to remind people, but I’m pretty sure part of the reason Jesus stayed so thin was all the damn walking around he did long before cars were invented, and all the junk food he … Continue reading

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Words have power, study finds. The word “God” especially

I don’t know if anything new was discovered by this study in terms of that, but it’s an interesting report on results nonetheless. The study was done at the University of Waterloo by psychologists hoping to track what impact faith-based … Continue reading

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So, I’ve started weight lifting..

And by start, I mean I bought a pair of five pound weights and have already discovered just how feeble my arm muscles are. Is there a level below beginner? That’s where I am. A decade of doing little more … Continue reading

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“He is never late, His timing is always perfect”

Makes God sound a bit like Gandalf: A wizard is never late, Frodo Baggins. Nor is he early. He arrives precisely when he means to. The title is a direct quote from a press release and has little to do … Continue reading

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Churches embrace ultimate fighting because women are sissies?

I’ve mentioned churches using fights to generate interest in their ministries a time or two but it’s never occurred to me to wonder why they’d be going that route in the first place. A theory is presented by a pastor … Continue reading

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Pole dancing for Jesus just seems seedy

Back in 2007, mojoey was “What the hell”ing over an article he’d found about Christian women at a spa who’d started a pole dancing exercise group and today I come across another such story. “God gives us these bodies, and … Continue reading

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Good girls don’t get fat…

That’s the title of a book I’m going to start reading this week and once I’ve read it I have definite plans of sharing what’s in there, unlike what’s happened with other books I claimed I’d read and report on. … Continue reading

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Flyer Friday – the “for lack of better ideas” edition

Haven’t done one of these for a while, but since I’m procrastinating a serious clean of my living room, why not? When I opened my Zellers credit bill (I owe nothing! Hooray!) a pile of refuse dropped out of the … Continue reading

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