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The End of Gyms? Part 2

In my last post, The End of Gyms? Part 1, I covered some of the macro challenges gyms are facing in a post-Coronavirus world. I suspect many gyms are going to fail for the reasons cited in that post.

However, … [continue reading]

The End of Gyms?

We are all trying to guess what life will be like when society reopens from the coronavirus lockdowns. One area that I have been thinking about a lot is gyms.

Is the Business Model Now Broken?

I fear that a … [continue reading]

When I Would Measure My Workouts

In the post Why I Don’t Measure My Workouts, I explained why I no longer keep data for my workouts. Just because I have my reasons for not tracking workouts, that isn’t a blanket recommendation for everyone. Although I … [continue reading]

Why I Don’t Measure My Workouts

One of the core principles to high intensity training and many other fitness programs is to record your workouts. I remember reading years ago that strength coach Charles Poliquin wants to see at least 6 months of workout data before … [continue reading]

Returning To Glitter

Yesterday was the first day that could be described as a perfect spring day for Seattle. Because of the cold temperatures and rain, it had been over a week since my last Outdoor HIT Workout. Instead of being pleased … [continue reading]

You Are Your Own Gym

You absolutely do not need a gym to gain strength. This book is full of exercise ideas that only require your own body weight.

You Are Your Own Gym: The Bible of Bodyweight Exercises
You Are Your Own Gym: The Bible of Bodyweight Exercises by Mark Lauren does a good … [continue reading]