Stretching?

Why You Should Stop Stretching at the Gym Above is a pretty convincing argument for avoiding stretching before workout. For those who don’t feel like reading the whole thing here’s the TL;DR- Warming up-Yes. Getting the blood flowing through a dynamic warm...

The Best Diet

Let’s get this out of the way early- there is no such thing as a perfect “diet”. Let’s go a step further- remove “diet” from your vocabulary. “Diet” has bad connotations. Like some kind of regimented, draconian, tortuous...

What Is Fitness?

The first time I saw this question was in 2006. I was browsing around looking for some kind of fitness program. Something different. I had been doing the gym thing for some time but I was still overweight and I had an inkling that there was more to being fit than...

Mental Game Part III

In our continuing series about the mental aspects of health and fitness I wanted to cover a subject I have been considering a lot lately and that is SACRIFICE. It is not lost on me that every time we step into the box we are sacrificing every other thing we could be...

10/8/2018 Update

    So I started out a few weeks ago all gung-ho to get into the September Challenge and get back to working out but it didn’t quite work out the way I had envisioned it. I made a lot of excuses for myself and basically chumped out. Instead of practicing what I...