The definition of "health" kinda sucks

Discussion in 'Gator Country Health and Fitness' started by LeafUF, Dec 11, 2012.

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    Came across a pretty good blog article today talking about health and what it means.

    http://evidencebasedfitness.blogspot.com/2012/12/you-dont-add-higher-octane-gas-to-house.html

    Some other stuff from later in the article I liked.

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    Interesting thoughts. I can tell you that, for awhile now, I've almost assiduously avoided the term 'health' as something that, as a fitness trainer, I'm all about. Really, I'm not about health at all, or at least using the term ... because it's just so downright squishy a term.

    In fact, I make a point of reminding my audience that we're all going to die.

    Nowadays I just talk up "how you look and move", two things that are relatively easy to quantify and change (which may indeed positively impact ... uh-oh, I'm going to say it - 'health').

    Actually, I'm more prone to use the term 'health markers.' That much is true. But it still doesn't with any degree of certainty buy one another day.

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