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Science Says: Go Play

The human body is quite a lovely piece of equipment. I feel extremely fortunate to have one. However, I feel like this privilege is frequently abused—and for no good reason. Given the fact that you only get one body, it […]


10 Year Body Challenge (Note: Longer than 4 weeks)

“Fitness” has become very fucking twisted. Somehow being healthy is synonymous with breaking your soul in the gym and eating only celery sticks for 4 weeks. Current Fitness Trends Just look at the most popular styles of training right now, […]


3 Simple Keys to Superior Progress

3 Simple Keys to Superior Progress

Do you find yourself making progress in your strength, mobility, speed, and health? If so, what do you feel has helped you the most? If not, why is it that you think you are struggling? Perhaps I can shed some […]


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 […]


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 […]


Enhance Your Fitness by Adding More Yin to Your Yang

I was speaking with a close friend the other day after Jiu Jitsu class–he was asking me for advice on how to improve his overall athleticism and health. This isn’t always an easy question, so I asked him a few of […]


exercise not punishment

Why I Don’t Keep a Training Log

There is a current obsession with quantifying our fitness–and this is one of the saddest parts of a subject that is very dear to my heart. I love helping people get healthier, stronger, and better. You want to get better […]


Dangerous workout

The Popular Workout that Destroys Your Health

The latest trend to hit the fitness industry is an extremely low calorie diet coupled with high intensity cardiovascular exercise at a rapidly growing gym chain. This popular workout destroys your health. The Diet First let’s take a look at […]