Posts Tagged ‘weight-lifting’

Flawed (Andrea Dorfman)

Real vs. ideal: watch 5 illuminating films about beauty standards

Films

No matter what, we all sometimes feel like we don’t quite fit in. Watch these 5 films about contemporary beauty standards and the social pressures to fit into them.

I Was a Ninety-pound Weakling

In the Flesh: Watch I Was a Ninety-pound Weakling on NFB.ca

Films

This intriguing and at times hilarious vintage film suggests tactics for “beefing up”, living long, and living strong. Suggesting that our sedentary lives are killing us, I Was A Ninety-Pound Weakling offers some particularly mid-20th-century solutions for success.