Tag: exercise

Active 10 vs 10,000 Steps a Day

Chris from Conditioning Research shared this article this morning:

Michael Mosley: ‘Forget walking 10,000 steps a day’

The short summary is that people that aim for walking briskly 3 times a day for 10 minutes get better results than those … [continue reading]

The 3 Types of Fitness Conversations

The other day, I was thinking about the endless number of fitness articles and conversations that I’ve been exposed to over the last 20+ years. I believe that they all can fall into just 3 categories.

  1. Before You Exercise
  2. While
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High Intensity Training – 7 Years Later

A few people have asked me to do an updated post on High-Intensity Training. For the most part, I don’t have any new insights. I think I’ve said all I have to say on the topic. In this post, I’m … [continue reading]

Exercise and Fat Loss Revisited

Recently Matt Stone posted Does Exercise Work for Weight Loss? which details how his body responded to higher levels of exercise. He mentions two times when he got very lean using high levels of exercise and higher calories. The interesting … [continue reading]

My 3 Issues with Becoming a Supple Leopard

Based on all the reviews and comments I’ve seen on the web, I think I might be the only person who didn’t love the book Becoming a Supple Leopard. This post will be a brief review covering the three … [continue reading]

How I Improved My Chin-Ups

Probably my favorite exercise to do is the chin-up. When I first started lifting I couldn’t do a single one. In recent years, I’ve done 20 on two separate occasions. These days I rarely try to max, because I’m focused … [continue reading]