Totally random post but over the years I've come back to this blog from Art De Vany about Zen, decisions, and affect to the response from said decisions as a sort of rudder to my emotions around how highly I think of my ability to control the future, which is to say less so by … Continue reading All you need to know about Zen, reprised (Art De Vany)
J & J Trail Race 25k Wrap Up
It's been a minute; let's talk about a trail race I just did and the low volume I used to perform well. First: the bragging: Finished 3rd in my age group, 8th overall for the men and 10th overall for the field. This means top third and quarter, respectively, on less than an hour a … Continue reading J & J Trail Race 25k Wrap Up
A Year without Facebook Pt. 2
Since I rifled off that post so quick, I wanted to touch on 2 more things I noticed from being away from Facebook last year There's less of a tendency to think about actions in the context of how I'll talk about them on social media. For example, if I was doing a water fast and I didn't achieve my intended duration … Continue reading A Year without Facebook Pt. 2
What I learned from a year without Facebook
You may have noticed that I've not been around much. That's because I've been very, very busy: 105 sessions and counting As it turns out, you don't need to be on the internet in order to have a successful business. We've hiring our first employee and look forward to sustained growth. What do I attribute … Continue reading What I learned from a year without Facebook
How much fitness do you need?
How often have you asked yourself this question? To put it another way: are you measuring improvement by external factors (performance), or by internal factors (control, focus, concentration)? To be sure, there are performance improvements to be had especially in the beginning of your training career. And if you want to take on a new … Continue reading How much fitness do you need?
My chat with HITuni on Cardio and Evidence-Based Strength Training
Great time with this talk; if you're looking to understand why someone might want to add some steady-state cardiorespiratory activity to their routine, give this a read! https://www.hituni.com/exercise/hit-running-depth-conversation-skyler-tanner-resistance-training-cardio/#.WtnQwS-ZOV5
New: Corporate Warrior Membership
Y'all I have news: Corporate Warrior is launching a membership site. Why should you care? Well if you're like me you intentionally cultivate a net around your online activity to filter out noise so that you can focus on information that's actionable and proven to help improve your workout or your training business. It would be a … Continue reading New: Corporate Warrior Membership
What is “Evidence-Based Resistance Training”?
Over at the company blog, I wrote a post defining Evidence-Based Resistance Training. This phrase, while useful, implies a flowchart or an immutable set of rules for what the research base has determined to be productive. It isn't and it doesn't. Here's my expansion below. In exercise, you might assume that trainers follow best practices, … Continue reading What is “Evidence-Based Resistance Training”?
My Diet at 35
Received this question through the twitter grapevine: https://twitter.com/secretagnt1/status/975438829174829056 Thanks for the question! To be clear, I rarely PSMF; the last time I did was ~10 years ago before this past January. I'll likely do one again with blood testing later this year to confirm or deny the hunch I have. To Aureus' question: how do I eat … Continue reading My Diet at 35
My Training at 35
I turn 35 on Wednesday, so let's dive into what I've done over the past year and things I'll modify over the next. First, a brief review As I discussed in my post last year, the foundation of my training remains the same: evidence-based strength training. It's what my business is built on. It's what … Continue reading My Training at 35