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Thirteen years ago was a crazy time. My engineering business partner, and best friend for years, and I were having differences of opinion, and my girlfriend had found another boyfriend. In addition to that, I was getting evicted from this run do ...
This week’s back to school schedule: cross country practice three nights a week, music lessons back to back for two kids on one night, hockey practice and a game two nights, and a school fundraiser on Thursday all while trying to include a workout e ...
"The journey of 1000 miles begins with the first step." - Forrest Gump   With the right lifestyle modifications we can slow the aging process regardless of our current status. No matter what your condition, an understanding of your ph ...
  The term "get high" is usually used to describe marijuana use, but in this case, we're talking about literal altitude. According to a new study out of the Weizmann Institute of Science, low-oxygen conditions (those encountered at hig ...
This is the eighth part of a comprehensive handstand video series designed to bring you toward a strong and stable free-standing handstand. While this video will bring benefit to your training regardless of your current fitness or goals, it is i ...
  The mind is every bit as powerful as the body when it comes to accomplishing physical tasks. While it isn’t your brain that runs the distance or climbs the mountain, it does fire off directions to those parts of the body that accomplish thos ...
Day 207 of 360 Back squat:   5 x 10 @ (up to) 60% of 2RM   If a set requires interruption, make a minor adjustment prior to starting the next. When scheme is listed as “5 x 10″, it always refers to “Sets” x “Reps&rd ...
  Do you have any idea how many bacteria live in your gut? Not thousands or even millions, but billions of little microorganisms call your large and small intestines home. These bacteria play a role in everything from digestion to immune function to ...
Day 206 of 360 5 rounds of:   5 Tire flip 10 Kettlebell “Power swing” @ max 20lb. W, 30lb. M   Set-up, positioning, and violence of action will define this drill; No lazy, casual lifts or reps. Minimal rest between rounds (no more th ...
  Science has long been on the hunt for tools and techniques to improve brain function. Millions of man-hours have been invested into research to enhance cognitive abilities, sharpen focus, expand memory capacity, increase brain activity, and boost ...
  There are three things I spend my days focusing on: my family, LSU strength and conditioning, and nutrition/supplementation. Each of these impacts the other but none more so than adequate and proper nutrition. If we feed ourselves poorly, our stre ...
  You’ve probably witnessed it yourself. Across the country, millions of people are going out of their way to try and improve their health, despite insidious social pressure not to. Maybe you’re among them. You’ve grocery shopped, ...
  In the pursuit of mastery, most coaches and trainers choose to specialize in a particular discipline, sport, or modality. But Jenn Pilotti took a different approach, letting her natural curiosity guide her toward a uniquely holistic understanding ...
  It’s not just important to make health and fithess a priority in order to live a long, healthy life—it’s critical. As I discussed in my last article, there are days where we miss a workout due to work demands, staying home with a ...
Day 205 of 360 Bench press:   7 x 3 @ (up to) 85% of 2RM 1 x 9 @ 60%   If sets require interruption at designated weight, make as minor an adjustment as needed and complete the next uninterrupted. When scheme is listed as “7 x 3″, it ...
  Age comes to us all, and the passage of years can take a toll on our bodies. Aging can lead to decreased joint function, loss of bone density, muscle mass decrease, weakening of the heart muscle, reduced connective tissue water content, slowed met ...
Welcome to the 14 Day Swim Challenge! If you are jumping aboard this adventure, the goal is to take you from zero to swimming (freestyle) with comfort and competence in two weeks. It will be hyper focused with 5 days of short swim workouts each week and t ...