Achieve results by pursuing quality in all things

Never underestimate the fitness industry's vast reservoir of bullshit. Pursue quality in all things, not quantity. To wit: if you pursue quality above all other characteristics, you are far less likely to be disappointed than if you chase speedy, inexpensive,…

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How Anthony Joshua creates his knockout power | Sport | The Times

Great discussion of punching power and the kinetic chain. I definitely would not want to get hit by Anthony Joshua. Also a great example of what it means to have an expert dissect a movement.   Source: Times Sport Dissects:…

The Fitness Industry is a Public Health Failure | THE RUSSELLS

For the better part of the last 20 years, the fitness industry has engaged in multi-layered fraud that has insulted, lied to, misled, and confused countless Americans. Their malfeasance, like the most notorious pyramid marketing schemes, has many layers, each…

The Difference a Body Positive Approach Can Make – StrongFirst

An excellent article by strength coach Lore McSpadden. It's not about your size, it's about your heart. I see every day what can happen from a more body positive approach to strength training. I see what happens when people discover…

POPSUGAR: 3 Things You Need to Grasp in Order to Lose Weight For Good

So rarely do mainstream media articles about diet and exercise tell the truth. Hats off to Pop Sugar for telling like it is in this excellent, succinct essay. You can quibble with a couple of things in the piece, but…

Exercise, Government-Style | Mark Rippetoe

Gawd, I love Mark Rippetoe of Starting Strength. You must read this complete annihilation of the National Institute on Aging and their laughably incompetent (but good enough for government work) guide to exercise for older adults. Only government bureaucrats --…