Questions & Answers: Generalism & Modality Combination

Just received this question: Skyler, Great article. How might a workout look if you're combining modalities and only have a few days a week to train? I have a job and a kid; I can't wander the world looking for new ways to move just because! -Tyler Skanner, Austin, TX Thanks Tyler, So here's a … Continue reading Questions & Answers: Generalism & Modality Combination


What is a “generalist” anyway?

A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, conn a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, take orders, give orders, cooperate, act alone, solve equations, analyze a new problem, pitch manure, program a computer, cook … Continue reading What is a “generalist” anyway?

More Questions: Supplements and movement

Got another question, and another answer! Fantastic. I’m considering doing equipment free bodyweight training and being active instead of those draining infrequent sessions. Everybody has 45 minutes a day for “activity”. You don’t mention supplements. I became kind of mentally dependent on creatine 5g/day and would like to drop it, the fear of missing out … Continue reading More Questions: Supplements and movement

How’s My Training (etc.) Been?

Just received this comment from Scott M: Hey Skyler, How’s it going? Wondering what your training frequency is like these days – still once every 5? Are you still doing mostly SS HIT with some old school weights thrown in? Still doing chaos training? How about diet – still paleo with carb cycling on workout … Continue reading How’s My Training (etc.) Been?

HIT + Movement Training: The Ultimate Health Protocol?

Nothing like a hyperbolic title to get a person's attention! That said, I've been thinking about this a lot lately. Though in my early 30's, I think a great deal about the notion of sustainable training. That is, what are modalities that a person can take up in their life to improve their health that … Continue reading HIT + Movement Training: The Ultimate Health Protocol?