How To Teach An Old Bencher New Squat Tricks …

May 6, 2010

The Squat is a technical lift … maybe … the most technical lift of all. Chest should be up, shoulders back and down, elbows down, lower back slightly arched, sitting back into the squat, weight on the midfoot/heels, knees pressing out to the sides, posterior chain loaded … … And rebounding strong out of the [...]

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How To Lose Fat (And Not Strength) If Your Nutrition Is Already “Good”

April 15, 2010

Got this excellent comment: “alright so here it is. I weigh about 180 lbs and I am High Bar squatting 225 lbs for 3 x 5. I do this 3 times a week as per the Starting Strength program (yeh I am going against Rippetoe with the High bar squat, but I like it better). [...]

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New York Times FINALLY Admits 6 Meals a Day Is a Myth

April 2, 2010

This is great! But at the same time, it’s really annoying that it took this long for it to be accepted as fact. An article in the New York Times proves “6 meals a day speeds your metabolism” is a myth. Of course, I wrote about this in my smartly titled, The “6 Meals A [...]

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Never Eat These 3 Foods

March 29, 2010

There’s not a lot of things that you shouldn’t “ever” eat. In fact, I’ve never been the “never” type of guy. Pretty much EVERYTHING is good in moderation … and even most things that seem to be unhealthy … have some health benefits when used in moderation. Stuff like … Drinking alcohol … Eating saturated [...]

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A Sample Of How I’m Eating These Days …

March 23, 2010

In response to multiple requests from subscribers about how I’m eating, I’ll share with you a couple days of my diet lately … A while back, I did this post: Some Examples Of What I Typically Eat Every Day — this was a little over a year ago. Back then, I was focusing HEAVILY on [...]

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Running Too Much Can Straight Up Kill You, Yo!

March 19, 2010

So, as you know, I’m not the biggest fan of running. Actually, it’s not the bipedal form of moving from place to place faster than walking that I’m against … It’s long, slow, boring “cardio” in the supposed “fat burning range” because … well … it doesn’t really burn that much fat, it makes you [...]

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