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Let’s talk about money!

DISCLAIMER: Trans in this article refers to anyone who identifies as transgender, transsexual, inter-sex, gender non-conforming, two-spirit or simply as someone who was assigned one gender at birth and now identifies as another. You know how money, just like sex, politics and religion are sensitive topics? Yet we can’t live without them? Well, that’s why I’m talking about it. If we […]

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The truth about workout supplements… are they really necessary?

“Gain 10 lbs of muscle in just 2 weeks”! “Add 4 inches to your arms”! “Lose 40lbs of fat in less than 4 weeks”! Statements like that are seemingly on the cover of every fitness magazine, and on the back of every bodybuilding and fitness supplement in the stores today. Many companies make bogus claims like this, promising that their […]

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Healthy Eating/Healthy Drinking 101

Do you eat to live or live to eat? Isn’t it interesting that we can put a lot of focus on how we look on the outside based on clothes, looks and other superficial things but deliberatly decide to put ‘crap’ in our stomach? People’s excuses are “it’s cheaper” or “it tastes better” but that’s not necessarily true. In 2012 […]

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Abs are made in the kitchen!

A few years ago, I would go to my taekwondo classes 3 to 4 times a week, play intramural sports, shoot some hoops with a friend once in a while and go the gym just to hit my abs about every other day. But I wasn’t paying much attention to my diet. In fact, I used to live in the […]

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Aerobic exercises for cold weather

Aerobic Indoor Exercises for Cold Weather Aerobic exercise is great for your heart, great for burning calories and great for your health overall. According to the American Heart Association, a healthy adult should get at least 150 minutes of aerobic exercise every week. In other words, they recommend 30 minutes of exercise, five days a week. Dividing your daily exercise […]

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How to build a masculine physique

I was honored and privileged to lead a fitness and nutrition discussion topic at one of the Trans support group I occasionally attend, and I figured I’d share with you here what have been discussed. I hope that it will encourage you to focus on your own personal goals and do the best you can with the body you’ve got. […]

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FTM Fitness

FTM FITNESS DISCLAIMERS: I’ve realized in life that what might be okay for one person, might offend another. Obviously my goal here is not to offend anyone, but sometimes this seems impossible. So don’t take anything personally. Most of this is just my personal opinion. I understand that not all guys take or intend to take testosterone. If that’s you, […]

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Monthly Mind, Body, Spirit radio show with Jody and Neo

Hey guys, I’d like you to checkout our monthly radio show, which is a partnership between the Back2Us Radop Network and FTM Fitness World. My friend Jody and I will be hosting the show on the second Sunday of every month at 6:30pm EST. Check out our first/launch episode below and let us know how you like it!

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Post-Op Chest Surgery

This is my experience post-operatively after having my chest surgery. The surgery went well.  I got to have a good chat with the anaesthetist before surgery began, and he had mentioned that if I were to come round feeling nauseous, then I was to say and he would give me something to make me feel better quickly.  As it happened, […]

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Preparing for Chest Surgery

This is my story about my Chest Surgery.  I appreciate that everyone’s story is different, but I am telling my story to give you an idea of what to expect if you are pre-op and waiting for your surgery. My pre-surgical preparation started approximately 1 year before the date itself.  The hormones that I had started on had caused weight […]

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