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
Learning How to Tackle Your Weaknesses
No one is perfect. Everyone has flaws. Life has obstacles, and you must overcome them.
Everyone I know has a nagging injury or weakness that just doesn’t seem to go away. Is it because they aren’t elite or genetically superior? No, or else that … Continue reading
Counting Calories – Should You Measure Your Meals?
(The following article is from my other website, www.ironanchorstrength.com. It’s the site for my local coaching business.)
In the circles of the health-obsessed, there is debate whether or not one should have to count their calories as to lose, gain, or maintain … Continue reading
Crossfit: Forging Elite Snobbery
I’ve written up two different pieces on Crossfit last year, and decided that I want to keep the ball rolling. I REALLY want to let you guys know how the hell I feel about Crossfit. As controversial of a movement that it is, I truly believe … Continue reading