Intensity, Lunar Cycles, and “Wave-and-Weave” Training

"I'm not a very good writer, but I'm an excellent rewriter." - James Michener Since returning from AHS13, I've been consumed with listening to Dan Carlin's Hardcore History account of the life and times of Genghis...

Why Dietary and Exercise Science is so Incredibly Difficult to Get Right, and What...

Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit; wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.  - Miles Kington As this is somewhat a continuation of my Muscular Failure, Akhilandeshvari, and the Hypertrophy Response post,...

Carbohydrate Addiction

"The greater the ignorance the greater the dogmatism." - Sir William Osler An opportunity missed ...or, yet another instance of damn, I wish I'd had my camera. Meesus TTP and I had to travel down to Georgia...

Tips and Tricks for Shedding That Last 15 lbs

"The first rule is to keep an untroubled spirit. The second is to look things in the face and know them for what they are." - Marcus Aurelius Proven methods and practicalities of body recomposition...

Supplementation and testing; Results of my Holman Omega-3 Test

"Peace cannot be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding." - Albert Einstein A few weeks ago (as documented in this post) I pricked a finger, dabbed some blood on a blotter...

Body By Science — The Review, Part 2: Assuming a Causal Relationship Between Activity...

“The more injurious the treatment, the larger the difference between the surviving rats and the rest, and the more fooled you will be about the strengthening effect.” Nassim Taleb, as quoted in this BodybyScience.net...

…Or They Could Just Adopt a Paleo Lifestyle (Part 2)

Weighing 230 pounds, she had tried every possible way to restrict her caloric intake — including diets, diet pills and bariatric surgery — without long-term success. “I’ve tried them all and not coming...

What They Want vs What They Need

"...Can’t we at least give one another the benefit of the doubt?  I can be somewhat patient with people who think they have the truth, the problem is those who think they have the whole...

Lance, and My Thoughts on PEDs

"Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work." - Thomas Edison Wow.  Gun control, abortion...and Lance.  I wonder how many Facebook friendships have been terminated over these...

Priming the CNS “Pump” for Maximum Fast-Twitch Fiber Activation

"We will not be driven by fear into an age of unreason if we remember that we are not descended from fearful men, not from men who feared to write, to speak, to associate...