As badass as it looks.
My friend Doug McGuff , author of the new book Body by Science, once made this comment at a training conference: “We tend toward the things we’re not naturally talented at.” I find this accurate in my own life, as I was a beanpole basketball player growing up who decided to try his hand at, and become really enamored with, the strength training game. I’ve been a trainer for nearly 10 years now and I’ve never felt really good about squatting…until now. Read the rest of this entry »
Could Stand a Cheeseburger…or 6.
I am not a paleo romantic. I don’t believe life was better when we were roaming tribes. I don’t care that my ancestors had more muscle and less fat. I live in a post-modern society that values science as a means to explain the world around me and I have no intention of looking like our buddy in the picture above. So why do I recommend that a person eats very similar to a paleo diet? Read the rest of this entry »
A quick, if unusual, update for me. Tonight’s dinner is somewhat of a staple in my house, namely a turkey sausage salad with homemade apple vinegarette. Both of these recipes are from John Berardi’s book Gourmet Nutrition and incredibly easy to make: sausage, english walnuts, fuji apple slices, spinach…omitted the quinoa because I don’t like the stuff. Wine should have been white, but all I had was a (quite tasty) 2007 Tilia Malbec. Another shot:
May strip the lining of your mouth
So I’m all for sports/health documenteries that take a nice preconcieved notion and jostles the shit out of it. Bigger/Faster/Stronger did this for me last year and now we have Fathead to have a chat about. Read the rest of this entry »
Also makes jigawatts.
So my studio recently became a testing ground for what just may be the future of exercise. What if you could train a muscle to total exhaustion, safetly, without the aid of spotters to save a large weight from crushing your skull? Intrigued? Read on… Read the rest of this entry »