The cargo cult of fitness is that everyone wants to build a fit body that looks good (the airplane with material goods), but they want to use a get-fit-quick scheme to do it, such as a crash diet or a new fitness fad (the runway). Instead of changing their lifestyle, they use an approach that is oversimplified, inconsistent, and lacks an understanding of the body as a system.Read More
Today's workout is a short but sweet strength workout, focused on the legs and lats. There are only three movements, and they're relatively simple. You'll need a medium to heavy weight kettlebell and a pull up bar (or a suspension trainer).
I've said it before and I'll say it again... mobility training is just strength training at your end range. The more mobile you become, the more ranges of motion you can access and utilize, and the stronger and more ninja-like you become! Who doesn't want to be able to crush weights AND do the splits?! If that's not motivation to add more mobility in your life, I don't know what is.Read More
If a person didn't have a visible six pack, it meant they needed to work out harder and restrict calories. "Being healthy is easy," I thought, "all you need is the willpower to cut carbs to stay in caloric deficit, and work out every day." It worked for me. Or I thought it did. Mind you, I was also 20 years old. ;)Read More
Gymnastic strength training is a training modality that has elevated my level of body control over the last few years. Working with the rings, parallel bars, and bodyweight exercises like handstands is an amazing way to train stability, strength, and mobility. In today’s workout, we will do spice up some basic gymnastic strength exercises by using our kettlebells!Read More