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...

Talk Radio as a Motivational Tool? And a Blistering, Friday After Work, Workout

"Youth is not a time of life - it is a state of mind. It is not a matter of red cheeks, red lips and supple knees. It is a temper of the will;...

A Continuing Success Story

"The Commander stands for the virtues of wisdom, sincerely, benevolence, courage and strictness."- Sun Tzu, The Art of WarYou may have missed this comment in the Dynamic Warm-up post; as such, I'd like to...

My Version of Endurance Work (and other fun stuff)

"Life is the art of drawing sufficient conclusions from insufficient premises."- Samuel ButlerTuesday marked one full week since I've been in the gym.  This is nothing that I planned, really, just something that...

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...

A Genetically Determined, Individualized Training Regimen?

It is astonishing what foolish things one can temporarily believe if one thinks too long alone."- John Maynard Keynes As a long time aficionado and admirer of the old Eastern Block training philosophy/regimens, and...

Artisana Coconut Butter

"As you live, believe in life. Always human beings will live and profess to greater, broader and fuller life. The only possible death is to lose belief in this truth simply because the great...

Hip Power; the Importance of a Dominant Posterior Chain for Fitness and Body Composition

"The only things that are immortal in this world are government programs and cancer cells in petri dishes." -- Jim Babka, President, DownsizeDC.org, Inc.If I were asked to attribute a common theme, or...

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...

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