Strength Training for Arthritis 101

Note- These is general advice on exercising with arthritis. It doesn’t attempt to differentiate between the different types of arthritis and the pain it causes. If you’ve never strength trained before, please consult your doctor. Our bones (and bodies) are … Read More

Restore your push (up)

Let’s take a trip in the way back machine back to your high school P.E class. You probably don’t want to relive these memories (I know I don’t) but bear with me for a moment. If your class was anything … Read More

Plug and play training routines

Two huge factors to overcome in your quest to look, move and feel better are Showing up. You know, going to the gym and training What am I going to do today? Now, I can write to my fingers bleed … Read More

What you need to know about sets

Note- This article first appeared here. This is an edited version.  When I first started lifting, I had no idea about all the different types sets. When I went to the gym, I would saunter over to the dumbbell rack … Read More

The right tool for the job

There’s been a lot of fitness fads that have come and gone to separate fools from their money. Please feel free to (mentally) add to this list below Shake weight Thigh master Bowflex Hawaii chair Sorry if you’ve been sucked … Read More

New Year fitness tips

The gym is full of people around this time of the year who are trying to make good on their New Year’s resolutions. They come in like a blaze of glory, thinking a year’s worth of inactivity is made up … Read More

Stressed? You should do this

There is two certainties in life, death and taxes. However, when you’re older, you can add stress to that list too. Stress (bad stress in particular) is something you encounter regularly at work, home or on the road. For example, … Read More

Keep It Simple (Stupid)

Imagine, for a moment, you’re about to parachute out of an airplane. You look out the door and realize how far you’re about to jump. You’re probably thinking Shit, that’s a long way down I hope my chute works What … Read More

What am I doing today?

It’s often said that 99% of success in the weight room is just showing up because if you don’t, nothing will happen. The other 1% of success is, what am I doing today? When you’re dragging yourself to the gym … Read More

Matches made in exercise heaven

Note- This was first published here. This is an edited version.  Some things are better together. Like- Peanut butter and jelly Eggs and bacon (granted, almost anything goes with bacon) Scotty Pippen and Michael Jordan Bicep curls and mirrors Each … Read More