“All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle.” – Francis of Assisi I’ve been asked a number of times to do this; a week’s-worth, dip-in-the-river of what I do in a week, workout-wise. Long time TTP readers can guess the caveats, here: No two weeks are ever the same…. [More…]
“Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.” – Carl Jung Water therapy rocks for injury recovery (for horses, too); this we know. But does it also have the potential to aid in hypertrophy gains? Readers of Theory to Practice realize that there is a difference (a HUGE… [More…]
Do a little investigation into the injury incidence of modern and ballet dancers and you begin to wonder if you’re looking at the risk-of-injury prognosis and expected career lengths of NFL (Not For Long) players. Dancing is brutal on a body — especially so on a frail body.
True works or art, or quantum leaps in any endeavor, rarely result from following established rules. Those who produce such works are so far beyond the public’s opinion as to be, not just immune to its slings and arrows, but seemingly completely unconscious of them. As if the blather and nay-saying simply never existed.
That picture above is of the old school, plate-loaded, Nautilus pullover. “Best of class” when it comes to the old school machines. And plate-loaded because, let’s face it, the weight stacks on the newer models just don’t go heavy enough, brah. Plus, who doesn’t like the clang and rattle of old 45 lb plates?
Well, actually… more than a word. A pretty lengthy post over at Barbell Shrugged. And there’s more than likely going to be a part II to that article. Taking a deep-dive into the subject of eccentric training. Go check it out, implement, and get your swole on. And speaking of getting your swole on: here’s… [More…]