An Experiment In Fatigue Management

I like lifting heavy weights. I like the feeling of the knurling and the bar in my hands or over my shoulders, so it should come as no surprise that it's been my life's work up to this point. Always trying to find new ways of improving my rate of progress, and often wasting my … Continue reading An Experiment In Fatigue Management

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Body Composition: Anorexics And Sumo Wrestlers Are Role Models

Now that I have your attention, let me explain that I am not referring specifically to the eating disorder and the psychological and sociological components that come with it. I am also not encouraging throwing caution to the wind and eating yourself obese. Rather, these individuals give physical proof to just how powerful food and … Continue reading Body Composition: Anorexics And Sumo Wrestlers Are Role Models

Protein Sparing Modified Fast: The Hydrogen Bomb Of Safe Crash Dieting

I was 20 years old the first time I went on a diet. After years of being the skinny kid and taking up weight training, I bulked up to my highest weight and largest waist ever. 12 weeks after starting my diet I was 20lbs lighter and 5 inches slimmer; thus began my black box … Continue reading Protein Sparing Modified Fast: The Hydrogen Bomb Of Safe Crash Dieting

Video Games Stave Off The Freshman Fifteen

(Photo: Vidiot) During my youth, I attempted to justify my excessive hours playing video games with the excuse that it was "improving my hand/eye coordination," which turned out to be correct. With the popularity explosion of the Nintendo Wii and interactive games like Dance Dance Revolution, gamers are doing much more than improving coordination. A … Continue reading Video Games Stave Off The Freshman Fifteen

Growth Hormone Irrelevant To Athletic Performance And Recovery

Being a performance exercise supervisor I’m not only looking to maximize the physical performance of my clients but also to direct their nutritional efforts to help maximize said performance. Since more closely aligning myself with the paleo/evolutionary style of eating, it has come to my attention that certain experts recommend forgoing what is referred to … Continue reading Growth Hormone Irrelevant To Athletic Performance And Recovery

Improve your sleep with a Japanese energy technique

  (Thanks to max_thinks_sees) I love sleep, more than perhaps someone my age should. In high school, my mother thought I had caught mono since I was napping so often and I used to openly state that I would turn down intimacy for a full night of sleep. My girlfriend is thankful that I've grown … Continue reading Improve your sleep with a Japanese energy technique