I wish I could say this nicely, but I hate commercial gyms. I can’t stand public training facilities. Since 1971, the bulk of my training has been in my backyard, my garage or my porch. When you add up the commute time, the gym fees and the hassle of dealing with some zit backed teen….
If I told you about a great training idea that was free and readily available, you might wonder what the catch is to this deal. Let me tell you this: for “conditioning,” whatever that means now, and basic upper body strength training nothing might beat the wrestling and football standard drill, the Bear Crawl. ….
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. ….
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…..
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….