Mature Athlete

The 2014 Worlds Masters Weightlifting Championships (Athlete Journal 53)

Traveling across the world has its ups and downs, and my recent trip to Copenhagen was no exception.

Whole-Body Versus Split-Training: Which Is Best? (Athlete Journal 111)

This week I set a bench press record for 2014. I've also shared my ideas for scheduling your workouts.

The 3 Fitness Mistakes Almost Everyone Makes (Athlete Journal 110)

After thirty years in the fitness industry, I'm amazed at how many of the same mistakes I still see. Here are three to avoid.

5 Mental Health Secrets for Better Workouts (Athlete Journal 109)

Your mental climate during workouts is one of the most significant factors for success. Here's how to optimize it.

Same But Different (Athlete Journal 108)

Specificity is both necessary and problematic. Not enough and you don’t make progress. Too much and you’ll fall prey to stagnation.

The Lifting/Longevity Paradox (Athlete Journal 107)

I often wonder: If my sole or primary objective was to feel as good as possible at age eighty, would I still lift as hard as I do?

The Absence of Logic: Possible Versus Likely (Athlete Journal 106)

“My trainer says that if you eat too much protein, it’ll turn to fat.” What's wrong with this statement?

Great Workouts Don’t Make Good Reality TV (Athlete Journal 105)

The most remarkable thing about my workouts lately is that they’re not at all remarkable.

Focus On Effort, Not Results (Athlete Journal 104)

Sometimes we get so caught up in measuring results that we forget to focus on the quality and quantity of our efforts.

3 Steps to Improving Your Performance (Athlete Journal 103)

When you think about your training as a system composed of several interrelated components, you're likely to succeed.

The Sweet Spot Between Consistency and Intensity (Athlete Journal 102)

My orthopedic health is holding up great, and I had another productive week of training.

Eleven Weeks Until Worlds (Athlete Journal 101)

For the first time since starting the Matt Kroc deadlift cycle, I’m feeling confident that I’ll make it through the entire sixteen weeks.

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