To anyone who watches television regularly, he or she can recognize and recall all of the commercials for athlete’s foot medication. Seriously, they’re on all the time.
If you’re one of the lucky few people who’ve never experienced athlete’s foot, I’ll explain what it actually is. It’s basically a burning and itching sensation that occurs between the toes. Athlete’s foot … Continue reading
“No man has the right to be an amateur in the matter of physical training. It is a shame for a man to grow old without seeing the beauty and strength of which his body is capable.” ― Socrates
Before you grow old, experience the feeling of effortless, agile, powerful movement.
Run, climb, crawl, wrestle – do whatever suits your … Continue reading
Modern civilization, with its introduction of laziness and chairs, has anatomically destroyed the human body. Humans, designed by whatever or whomever to be active and limber, have become sedentary and immobile. Why is this? Civilization has imposed upon us the need to sit our booties for hours at a time while staring blankly at a computer screen.
Have you ever tried texting on your phone, or typing on your keyboard, while wearing a pair of gloves? If you haven’t ever, you should try it out! you’ll quickly realize you won’t be able to do either task efficiently with gloves on.
How about wearing a pair mittens? Surely, the tasks will only become harder than before. It makes … Continue reading
In the last two parts of this article series, I described what I consider to be the best core exercise, or exercises. That is, maintaining stiffness in the core while working compound movements, and working on the mobility of the joints that are required to generate force during these compound movements.
Today, I’m going to offer you the third part … Continue reading
Last week, I talked about the best core exercise, and the best way to use your core, being stiffness.
While not being able to generate a large enough force through movement, the core is excellent at transmitting force by maintaining stiffness while the hips/knees/shoulders/etc. are the ones generating the force.
So, while it may seem that all you need to … Continue reading
Want to know what’s the best way to strengthen your mid-section and back?
There’s one core exercise that will help you achieve that “bullet-proof” torso…
Confused? Then it’s time for a little lesson.
There’s an awesome saying by Pavel Tsatsouline in his book Power to the People in which he asks “would you fire a cannon from a … Continue reading
Most people in the vegan camp think paleo is nuts, and most people in the paleo camp scoff at vegans. Yet, there are stories of people who have gone to either “side” of the diet spectrum, and have seen amazing, life-changing results. What gives?
I myself have been following the paleo diet for a few years. It has stabilized my … Continue reading
Here’s a favorite recipe of mine – a protein shake, paleo style.
One serving of vanilla whey protein powder.
Two to three raw egg yolks.
One squirt of lemon juice.
One teaspoon of honey.
One heaping tablespoon of cocoa powder.
One cup water.
One teaspoon of gelatin powder (optional).
If you … Continue reading
Do you guys blast music during your workout?
Does it give you the energy and intensity you need to tear up the WOD or your 3 sets of deadlifts?
I’ve got a question for you. WHY do you listen to music while you work out?
Is it really to “pump you up”, or is it for another reason? Maybe, you … Continue reading