How to Lose Weight

In case you haven’t seen it yet, this is a really poignant short film. On the surface it’s about exercise, but it’s really about so much more. Many like myself find exercise important for a number of reasons like discipline, motivation, overall...

Friends Can Impact Your Fitness Success

Think of your five closest friends. What jobs do these people have? Are they happy with their lives? Are they in committed relationships? What are their favorite things to do? Are they healthy? Do they exercise? Our closest friends have a huge impact on our lives. We...

The Science Of The Weightlifting Warm Up

Here’s a question I get all the time: Is there one single good way to warm up for weightlifting, or does it not really matter?¬†While the answer is somewhat complicated, in general I would say yes, there’s a right way and a wrong way to go about warming up....

The Leg Curl Debate

A lot of people these days are very down on leg curls, and not without good reason. Basically, the argument goes that leg curls just are not functional because the hamstrings never function without the gluteal muscles in everyday life, so the supine hip extension with...