Tag: bias (page 2 of 2)

Blinded By Successful Outcomes

A month ago I reviewed the body weight exercise book You Are Your Own Gym by Mark Lauren. Now for the most part, I liked the book. By avoiding the most dangerous exercises, you could design an effective Tabata, HIT … [continue reading]

Help Me Understand CrossFit

Am I the only paleo blogger that isn’t embracing the extreme “functional” workout program known as CrossFit? I’ve read articles from their journals, watched videos and talked to members. To me CrossFit seems like another lunatic over-training … [continue reading]

The Leap

This book came highly recommended by a few bloggers that I respect.

The Leap: How 3 Simple Changes Can Propel Your Career from Good to Great
The Leap: How 3 Simple Changes Can Propel Your Career from Good to Great by Rick Smith is nothing new. I think this book has been written a … [continue reading]

The Vegetarian Myth

MAY 2019: This video debunked many of the claims in The Vegetarian Myth.

I wish this book was around when I first looked into starting a vegetarian diet.

The Vegetarian Myth: Food, Justice, and Sustainability
The Vegetarian Myth: Food, Justice, and Sustainability by Lierre Keith is a … [continue reading]

Rambling Thoughts About Gym Survivorship

How can you tell without any prior knowledge which members of the gym are good or poor role models? Look for the survivors that are successful. Success is someone who is both lean and muscular (drug free). The cardio area … [continue reading]

My 10 Gym Tips For 2010

It just pains me to see well intentioned people enter the gym just after the New Year and make the same mistakes year after year. Some last a month or two. Most will fail and sadly, most will blame themselves … [continue reading]