Restore your power

No, not the power to rule the world or for the minions to service your every need. I mean the power lift things faster, run faster, pull heavy weight from the ground faster or your basketball pick up partner eats … Read More

Fitness myths that hang around like a bad smell

Some people are suckers for a good myth like Elvis is alive and well hasn’t left the building Loch ness monster plays a good game of hide and seek Red bull will give you wings Your cat really cares about … Read More

What the fitness industry doesn’t tell you

Can you keep a secret? I can’t, I’m lousy at it. My loose lips have sunk many a friendship. Read on because I’m at it again. There are health professionals out there in cyberspace who claim to have secret methods … 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

It’s the little things…………..

When you’re looking to make a change, any change, you usually go big. This is especially true when you’ve hit an exercise plateau and your results have slowed to a crawl.  You may feel the need to do something drastic, … 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 [youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E9_amg-Aos4&w=560&h=315] Sorry if you’ve been … Read More

Spice up your exercise by changing positions

When you were a baby (a long time ago for some) you loved lying on the floor and staring up at the world above. If you wanted to go anywhere or were hungry, all you needed to do was cry … 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

How NOT to get results (from exercise)

Some people join the gym with great intentions and when things don’t go their way, they leave with bad intentions and go back to attacking their favorite pint of ice cream instead of the weights. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LnqS6BnskIE&w=560&h=315] In my role … Read More

Think small to get strong

There’s nothing more impressive than someone (in the gym) ripping a big weight off the floor, squatting heavy and deep or pushing a humongous weight off his chest. Those impressive feats of strength stop you in your tracks as you … Read More