Social Media and Its Unexpected Surprises

A total folly post; if you're looking for health/fitness/exercise physiology, go read my other stuff! My wife and I have discussed out social media allows us to constantly judge others without waiting around for the high school reunion. Some of this is merely confirmation bias: yes, that asshole from high school still dresses like he's … Continue reading Social Media and Its Unexpected Surprises

The Supplement Goals Reference Guide

  My friend Sol Orwell is a persistent mofo and I've previously written about just how hard a worker he is, even in a communication vacuum. His website, examine.com, is my go-to guide for peer reviewed data on supplements and their human effect. While some people like to get caught in hours of researched data … Continue reading The Supplement Goals Reference Guide

Ramblings: Instruction in Physical Activity and Motor Learning

Note: this is just some random stuff I posted over at Doug's blog. I thought others might benefit from the information presented in the light of my recent blog posts: I’ll get another WOW in on Sunday. The great thing about being nose-deep in schoolwork during a short summer semester (5 weeks!) is that it … Continue reading Ramblings: Instruction in Physical Activity and Motor Learning

If you were blind, how would you judge training success?

This is somewhat of an addition to what I wrote last week. It wasn't included because I had forgotten about it until after the post was finished but I can answer the question through understanding, though not comprehension. At the first facility I trained at, I trained a man, we'll call him Brandon, who was … Continue reading If you were blind, how would you judge training success?

Nutritionally Religulous: A Little Pragmatism Never Hurt Anyone

It's become the quasi-popular thing to "break up" with a "paleo diet." Whether you were one of the first featured... A Scot... Or the multitudes of "me too!"-types in the comment threads that follow said posts. My knee-jerk response to all of this: If you have to "break-up" with a diet or exercise regimen, you … Continue reading Nutritionally Religulous: A Little Pragmatism Never Hurt Anyone