Somewhere between being breadwinners, role models, and lovers, many married men lose track of their commitment to fitness. Here's what smart guys can do to reclaim their health and vitality, and why it matters to those who depend on them.
For far too long now, the pursuit of fitness has been equated with individual achievement. In the media and general culture, fitness has typically been about performance (who can go farthest, fastest), or it's been about possession – washboard abs and seductive good looks. The body as object.
It starts when some nice clerk ma'ams you at the supermarket. Then you notice waitresses aren't asking to see your ID quite so often. Next thing you know, you're saying things like, "When I was younger," and it no longer sounds even a little bit silly.