Time to preach some sacrilege. Although it is popular to do so, it is NOT NECESSARY to train with high intensity and low volume to get stronger. Rep work can still get your body stronger. Now, before you flame at me for being a “bro”, I invite you to read … Continue reading
It’s 3am, you’re in bed, and something goes “bump” in the night. You might as well check to make sure someone isn’t breaking-and-entering. As you go downstairs, you are blinded by white lights and barraged with screams of “on the ground, NOW!” Boom. You’ve been raided and arrested for selling … Continue reading
It’s been a while since I posted about my progress with the deadlift, so I figured I’d write a more casual post this week (don’t worry, a more informative and interesting article will be up tomorrow). For this installment of On the Road to Deadlifting 405, I’d like to discuss … Continue reading
In an effort to save humanity from the perils of joint pain, osteoarthritis, hypermobility, and ligament tears, I’m embarking on the journey to figure out what is the best damn training program to strengthen one’s joints.
The Universal Solution for Strong Joints… Movement!
Let’s start out with some obvious basics. … Continue reading
Ligaments – the glue/ stitches/ cement that hold the surfaces of bones together to form a joint. Without ligaments, our bodies would be spasmodic, unstable sacks of flesh that would fall apart at any time.
Without these collagenous structures, our joints would lose their unique movement characteristics and glide in … Continue reading
Doctors like to tell their injured patients to give up on their sport and “take up swimming.” Today, I’ll show you why you should backhand doc in the face if he’s ever said those words to you.
“NO MORE LIFTS FOR YOU!”
ACL tears, osteoarthritis, blown lumbar disks, tendinosis… things … Continue reading
The Debauchery Continues… Gag Orders and Ruling with an Iron Fist, Crossfit-Style
Time for another installment of “About Crossfit”. Last time, we covered Crossfit’s tendency to turn its participants into peeps who think they’re too cool for school. Today, we’ll look at how the masterminds of this movement will squash … Continue reading