Tag: wisdom (page 1 of 5)

If I Gave a Squat About the Squat

Back in 2012, I posted what would end up being one of the most popular posts on this blog. It was titled I No Longer Give a Squat About The Squat. It has been almost seven years and I … [continue reading]

Learn From Your Fitness Elders

Today in the sauna, there was a man that was about to turn 71 chatting with his friend who I would guess was maybe 60 years old. They were both to my left. To my right was a bulky overweight … [continue reading]

Approach Fat Loss Like You Would Approach a Cat

I’ve had this analogy I’ve been thinking about for a long time now regarding successfully losing weight and then keeping that weight off. It has to do with dogs and cats.

Dogs are easier to understand than cats. They are … [continue reading]

Don’t Wait to Start Lifting

The worst health mistake I’ve made in my life was that I didn’t start lifting weights until I was 24. I should have started at 16.*

Whenever you see an amazing male physique, you almost learn they started lifting as … [continue reading]

Never Forget that Size is the Prize

Gather around my fellow ectomorphs. I have something to say about weight training. My belief is that our goals got mixed up when we starting following the bad advice of genetically gifted mesomorphic fitness trainers. We forgot why we started [continue reading]

My Problem With “Eat Less Move More”

If you do a Google search on the phrase “Eat Less Move More“, it will return over 9 million results. If you listen to most health care professionals and personal trainers they will say that the only way … [continue reading]