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This will be funny…but true

I’m lucky to train almost daily with three nutritionists. By the way, these fine people went to college, published papers and make a living not just counseling people but making menus for a variety of patients in hospitals. In other words, they didn’t take a one-hour course and put the shingle on the door.  ….  

Reclaiming the Bars from those —-, dirty Apes!

If I could summarize smart training I would say this: Train your whole body daily with enough work and appropriate load. Let me give you two words to aid in your understanding of training the movements with appropriate work and load: Integrity and Environment.   Integrity is a word I use often in my work…..  

Easy Strength…new videos and information

I made the mistake of going on to a popular forum site that Thomas and Lindsay tell me about often. Once there I found a discussion of “Easy Strength” and one, um, “lifter” wrote that he/she couldn’t understand why I had all of these “different programs.” So, I thought about it for a while. It’s….  

Doing things the right way

I think I spend about half of my career answering questions with two basic responses. “It depends” is brilliant, as most people don’t realize that strength training has hundreds of exercises, dozens of tools and nearly an infinite number of ways of combining everything together. The needs of an NFL lineman and a 70 year….  

The Anterior Chain

Years ago, we used to talk about back training in the gym as doing the Olympic lifts or the powerlifts. One day, someone cracked out a textbook and decided to call this kind of work “Posterior Chain.” And, that is fine. I still have strong opinions that pulling 600 pounds off the floor is a….  

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