If You Want a Body Like Mine, Don’t Do What I Do

Unconventional advice fitness pros won’t tell you

Suzie Glassman
In Fitness And In Health
7 min readFeb 2, 2021


Photo by Mike Orlov

Bryan Krahn first tells this story in an article titled, “Survivorship Bias in Fitness,”

When planes began returning to base riddled with bullet holes during WWII, the US Army Air Forces (USAAF) knew it had a problem.

How could they shore up the…