YOU’RE NOT AN ATHLETE
If you have a body, you’re an athlete.
People love to quote this bullshit.
Oh. Is it too soon to say it’s bullshit? Sorry.
Fitness marketers love this definition of athlete, because it so simply sells the concept of the “fitness lifestyle,” which necessitates the purchase pro-grade accessories for mundane daily activities like walking your dog.
If you think you need $100 pants to practice yoga or workout, you are a sucker.
A complete dupe.
You are not an athlete.
If every person with a body were an athlete, then “athlete” would just be a synonym for human. Being athletic would just mean doing the things humans do, like eat, shit, sleep, and fuck.
Those things don’t make you an athlete though.
It’s the same idiocy behind saying “everyone is a winner” when we can all pretty clearly see that somebody got first place… and that somebody else came in dead fucking last.
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