Scales Lie!

Okay the scales don’t actually lie. Our scale does exactly what it’s supposed to—it tells us how much we weigh. It measures our body fat but it also measures bone, water, muscle, organs, undigested food and more. When that number goes up or down we think it is a reflection of fat gain or loss […]

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Muscle: What’s the big deal? It’s not just for show…

“There’s more to life than training, but training is what puts more in your life.” – Brooks Kubik I am convinced that instinctively we are drawn to strength. We are drawn to spiritual strength and intellectual strength. Certainly we love those people with moral strength. We also love physical strength. Thin is fine, but strong and […]

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The Problems with Traditional Training

Pumping iron. Lifting. Weights. Resistance training. Free weights and machines. I am the generation who fell in love with gyms! I loved it and dutifully spent my days at the gym counting sets and reps and adding more and more weight. But after 15 years things began to change. Injuries were stacking up and becoming […]

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WHAT IS HIRT TRAINING?

Today I will do what others won’t, so tomorrow I can accomplish what others can’t.  -Jerry Rice I started being interested in fitness in the early eighties and for most of the years since then I believed everyone should work out an hour a day, alternating days of long cardio with days in the weight […]

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13 SURPRISING WAYS TO BOOST YOUR METABOLISM

“Nothing great has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside them was superior to circumstances.” – Bruce Barton 1. STOP DIETING!  Finding and maintaining a healthy weight is not about eating less, it’s about eating more—more nutrition-dense food, to crowd out the empty calories and keep you full all day. […]

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