Casey Johnston

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How to Break the Cycle of Working Out and Then Being So Sore You Can't Move

If the point of working out isn't soreness, then... what is it?
Casey Johnston
9.16.20
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What Do Influencers Eat, and Why Does It Matter So Much to Us?

'What I eat in a day' videos have become the subject of unending debates about whether influencers are modeling bad behavior or just 'doing what feels right for them.'
Casey Johnston
9.2.20
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The Real Reason Contact Tracing Is Doomed in the US: Spam Calls

Sure, we may have a lower investment in the collective good, but we've also been basically conditioned to avoid answering the phone at any and all costs.
Casey Johnston
8.31.20
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How to Fit in a Real Workout When You Have Only 20 Minutes

When you can't dedicate as much time to training as you might like, here's how to keep your priorities straight—without feeling guilty.
Casey Johnston
8.19.20
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What Mask Should I Wear If I'm Going Back to the Gym?

Answering questions about mask safety, cleaning, how to return to training, and dealing with face sweat.
Casey Johnston
8.5.20
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Can Lifting Heavy Weights 'Tone Me Up' Without Making Me Big?

Bodybuilding, strength sports, and weight training for fun all have things in common, but one of them is not being ripped for the gods against your will.
Casey Johnston
7.22.20
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Gamers Are Mad a Woman in a Video Game Has Muscles

Don't worry, almost anyone can have big arms like Abby in 'The Last of Us: Part II.' Here is how she probably would have done it.
Casey Johnston
7.8.20
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Sports Bras for Big Boobs: A Guide

I've put my tatas through sports of all intensities, including high-impact ones. Here are all the lessons I've learned about picking good sports bras.
Casey Johnston
6.24.20
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How to Physically Prepare for a Protest

Advice on all the challenges that come with hitting the streets, including running, fueling up, dealing with soreness, self-defense, and even managing your pee.
Casey Johnston
6.10.20
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At-Home Workout Goals That Are Fun and Don't Suck

Exercising at home doesn't have to be basic and boring, and trying to do harder movements doesn't mean you have to succeed in order to benefit.
Casey Johnston
5.27.20
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I Miss the Gym Like Hell, but I'm Not Going Back Anytime Soon

In a choice between working out in a heavy-breathing crowd where everyone’s mask is dangling from one ear and working out at home: Good equipment is not worth people’s lives.
Casey Johnston
5.13.20
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Warm-Ups Are the Low-Stakes Workout You Need Right Now

Whatever mobility exercises you choose, warmups are a low-stakes way to get your blood flowing by fulfilling the requirement of “moving around.”
Casey Johnston
4.29.20
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