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Recent articles by Casey:

All the Reasons You Shouldn't Bother With Trendy Instagram Workouts

There's an endless stream of new moves to try for a bigger butt/flatter abs/more activated muscles; here's what you might want to do instead. → Read More

No One Actually Needs to 'Lose Weight'

If you've struggled with your weight all your life and want to change yourself, A Swole Woman has some advice. → Read More

I Need HOW Much Protein in a Day?

The right amount is often somewhere between "more than you might think, but less than 'as much as you can possibly get.'" → Read More

Going to the Gym Sucks. How Do I Do it Anyway?

Staying motivated to take care of yourself feels like a lot of work; how is everyone going to the gym every day of every week of every year? → Read More

I’m Sick of My Belly Fat—How Should I Deal With It?

You may have heard "stubborn belly fat" is the hardest to lose, yet all the fitfluencers on Instagram have chiseled abs. How do they do it? → Read More

What if My Jello-Ass Body is Too Weak for the Gym?

The gym is an intimidating place, especially if you don’t know what you’re doing. A Swole Woman helps a jogger figure out where to even start. → Read More

If You Want Me To Stop Saying 'Like,' Stop Interrupting Me

Your problems with the way women speak may, in fact, be your own fault. → Read More

What I wouldn’t do for a good night’s sleep

The CBD backlash has already begun, but at least one product aimed at aspirational sleepers is attempting to answer those doubts. → Read More

We should turn tech against the people who make it

A deepfake video of Mark Zuckerberg gleefully talking about the data he “stole” puts Facebook’s sanctimonious approach to moderation to the test. → Read More

Is $1,300 the price I can put on happiness?

That’s how much it costs to purchase a Bird scooter that could be stolen at any moment. → Read More

Forget AirPods: Buy the cheapest Bluetooth earbuds you can find

AirPods die fast, and so do all the headphones like them. Trust no Bluetooth earbud. → Read More

Facebook is trying to make the word “private” meaningless

The company doesn't need to read your messages to keep collecting data about you. → Read More

Holzhauer may have proved everyone has been playing Jeopardy backwards

Starting with the $1,000-2,000 clue doesn’t just get quick money; it helps lock in the more valuable $200-800 clues. Stay with me. → Read More

Watching this chimp use Instagram like a bored teen makes me feel bad

There is something so sinister about how chimps and babies know how to use iPhones, and even the World Health Organization feels it. → Read More

Ask a Swole Woman: What Can I Do If I'm Bored With My Lifting Routine?

Bored with your current lifting program? Here's why setting a new goal can direct you to a new routine and help you get excited about lifting again. → Read More

Apple owes everyone an apology and it should start with me, specifically

Its butterfly keyboard design has failed, but Apple has yet to substantially admit that it has made a very big mistake. → Read More

The worst weather is wind

You might think it’s other weather. You would be wrong. → Read More

Wow, what a revelation to have a representative give a shit about climate change

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s holding conservatives to account over their snide attitude toward climate change is the only way forward. → Read More

Ask a Swole Woman: How Sore Should I Be After Lifting Weights?

Here's how to tell what's "normal" when it comes to post-workout soreness, how much form matters, and when soreness after lifting could be a sign of injury. → Read More

How long could my murderer pretend to be me online?

A crime drama TV show raises some questions for me personally about the way we live alone. → Read More