fitness and nutrition

Jun
09
How to Approach Single-Limb Resistance Training

How to Approach Single-Limb Resistance Training

A lot of human movement happens on one leg or with one arm. Here's how to approach training one limb at a time.
11 min read
Aug
19
How to Safely Get Started With Exercise - Part 2 Resistance Training

How to Safely Get Started With Exercise - Part 2 Resistance Training

This is a step-by-step guide for safely integrating resistance training into your exercise schedule.
46 min read
Mar
04
Neuromuscular Training Rating of Perceived Exertion (RPE)

Neuromuscular Training Rating of Perceived Exertion (RPE)

Exertion and Intensity are not the same things. Here's how to use Rating of Perceived Exertion (RPE) in resistance training programming.
15 min read
Feb
06
Effective or Stimulating Repetitions

Effective or Stimulating Repetitions

What is the key consideration for muscle growth? It's probably the accumulating of enough effective (AKA stimulating) repetitions. Here's what they are.
11 min read
May
08
The BiPolar Learning Curve

The BiPolar Learning Curve

Most people give up on goals way too soon. This is the reason why, and what you can do to stop undermining your goal striving.
6 min read
Aug
09
Fat is Essential - You Should Eat Some

Fat is Essential - You Should Eat Some

Fat used to be demonized. Now it's trendy (Keto anyone?). Like so many other topics there's more nuance than good or bad. This is about that nuance.
26 min read
Apr
18
Help! I Can't Put On Muscle

Help! I Can't Put On Muscle

Follow along as I answer a reader's question about struggling to gain mass. There is probably something in here that will help you too!
14 min read
Jun
28
Dairy: The Good, Bad and the Ugly

Dairy: The Good, Bad and the Ugly

People often ask me what my thoughts are on Dairy, Meat, Eggs, blah…blah…blah… and to be honest I’
19 min read
Mar
16

The 'Laws' of Medicine

“In his 1934 book, The Logic of Scientific Discovery, the philosopher Karl Popper proposed a crucial criterion for distinguishing
12 min read
Feb
23

How 'Fitness' Genes Work

I got to view a wonderful TED 2016 presentation on genes by scientist Riccardo Sabatini last night. I’m
12 min read