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.
According to a report released last week 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 destined to make an icy splash on the scene. Interested in dabbling in fritter fitness? Check out Whoo’s hype man Micah Ortega’s donut-centric regime. Want a side of om with your tight glutes? Follow our departing editor’s immersive journey into yoga (and a honeymoon to remember, wink!) Still, if you’re comfortable remaining a remote control jockey, do not fret: Our polarizing movie reviewer counts down the top films 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.