Lost fact: competition and health are not the same thing.
Yet, we act as if they are. As adults, we mostly believe that if we’re competing in an athletic contest, we’re also getting healthier.
It is absolutely true that competing causes most of us to work harder than we otherwise would. And to work harder at something physical, and something that moves us generally in the direction of better conditioning (a requirement of health), appears on the surface to be a good ...Continue Reading →