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“Killing” time and “burning” calories

We all inherently understand that our time on this planet is more-or-less fixed. At the time of this writing I figure I’ll get about 150 good years. With the attention I put toward preserving my mind and body, and the […]


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Change Your Life in 5 Minutes

Exercise ROI The goal of exercise is to improve in some way. We want a Return (physical or mental improvement) on our Investment (time). Consider that the average person spends about 2 hours per week exercising. If you add just […]


Kettlebell Training

2 Secret Weapons of Kettlebell Training

Kettlebells have stood the test of time as workout tools. However, many people are still confused about which movements to focus on, and how to combine kettlebell training with other modalities. Hopefully I can help everyone out by shedding some […]


Max Up Dog

Feel Better by Mobilizing Your Joints (The Right Way)

Stiff, achy, or painful joints and muscles can be the nail in the coffin for your fitness and health aspirations. Because the goal is to have a physical body that can support any athletic endeavor you might like to pursue, […]


Chair Cons

F#@& YOU CHAIR

Dear Chair, Fuck you. Sincerely, -All of us. The Chair is a Slow and Silent Killer Is it fair to say that “sitting is the new smoking?” That’s probably an over-generalization, and a bit of a stretch. Is sitting making […]


Max Sprinting

The BEST exercise for Lower Body Power

True athletic power is a major advantage in every part of life, whether you are a competitive athlete or not. Power is the pinnacle of athletic qualities. First let’s define what power actually is…P= work/time The key here is how […]


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Babies, Bathwater, and Swiss Balls

Getting “set in our ways” is an easy path and one that limits our potential. Fortunately, over the past 10 years, I’ve had the pleasure of changing my mind about a great many things in the fitness industry. The lesson […]


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The BEST Training Tool (and it only costs $4)

There’s a lot of sizzle and no steak these days in fitness equipment, but I have seen the light! It’s called…a 2×4. Yes, the best training tool of all time has been hiding in plain sight in the lumber section […]


Elbow Pain

3 Mobility Moves for Healthy Elbows

Elbow pain and “tendonitis” can quickly derail your plans for having a strong and healthy body. Many people are quick to diagnose any elbow problem as tendonitis and give the simple advice of REST. This is not bad advice, per […]


A Brief History of Humankind

Better Every Day Book Club: Sapiens

Reading (or listening to) a book is not enough to make a significant impact in your life. Two things have to happen concurrently. 1) It needs to speak to you using language that resonates with you 2) You need to […]


Build Muscle and Strength…with Mobility?

When it comes to Health and Athleticism, it seems that professionals really narrow their scope. This is natural of course–just like how a neurosurgeon should only be doing brain surgery and a podiatrist should secretly worship deal only with feet and ankles. […]