he first choice for our fitness mega-issue cover image—a depiction of St. Francis in a banana hammock flexing his pecs—got vetoed, so we settled for this.

Give yourself a moment to take in every ripple.

According to a report

by the New Mexico Department of Health, though high, adult obesity rates in the state have “stabilized.” Stabilizing is what you do to a bomb to keep it from detonating—as if a huge Doritos explosion triggered by us fitness-challenged individuals was about to explode in the Plaza.

Still, elastic waistbands are no excuse for not moving. Our town is filled with activities—outdoor and otherwise—to get your ass in high gear regardless of personal endurance levels. If spectator sports are your thing, there’s a new one

on the scene. Interested in dabbling in fritter fitness? Check out Whoo’s hype man Micah Ortega’s

. Want a side of om with your tight glutes? Follow our departing editor’s

(and a honeymoon to remember, wink!) Still, if you’re comfortable remaining a remote control jockey, do not fret: Our polarizing movie reviewer

that are sure to make you root, root, for the home team, appreciate jingoism and inspire.

OK, gotta go now. My tubby terrorist buddies and I need to figure out what to do with all these surplus corn chips.

-Enrique Limón
-Enrique Limón