Category: Training

Athlete, Coach Thyself

The predominant lesson instilled in me as a child was self-reliance. My mother’s father grew up in the grip of the Great Depression and was a Sea Bee in the…

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Block Lunges: Release the Quadriceps and Lengthen the Hamstrings

The quadriceps (quads) is the group of four muscles at the front of the thigh. The hamstrings are three muscles at the back of the thigh. These two muscle groups…

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Learn a New Skill or Re-Learn What you Think you Know

Has it occurred to you that if you’ve learned how to ride a bike, it is almost impossible to forget? When you are a kid, it’s a right of passage…

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Exploring the Androgenic Herb Butea Superba

If you've never heard about the herb Butea Superba, you're not alone. It's quite likely that most people you talk to don't know what it is either. However, in Thailand,…

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There’s More To Lifting Weights Than Lifting Weights

Professional IFBB bodybuilder, Ben Pakulski, said, “Set the goal to build muscle, not for the muscle but for what it will make of you to achieve it.” I heard this…

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Try Finding Strength and Fitness in Everyday Life

“Humans have dragged a body with a long hominid history into an overfed, malnourished, sedentary, sunlight-deficient, sleep-deprived, … and socially-isolating environment with dire consequences.” – Sebastian Junger Fossil records indicate…

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An 8-Week Longevity-Based Program for Masters Weightlifters

With the growing popularity of CrossFit, many people over age 35 have discovered a passion for competition. Today’s over-forty population is not interested in growing old gracefully, and like their…

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The Clarence Ross Muscle Man Workout

You’re a skinny 16 year old who wants to build some muscle. Scenario #1: 2018 You Google “how to build muscle”. 9,970,000 results… well, fuck. You start cycling through articles…

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The Keto Diet: Inside-Out Chicken Suiza Enchiladas

The ketogenic diet is on a roll and there’s really no question why it’s gained so much momentum. Dubbed the keto diet for short, this low carb, high fat diet…

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