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August 4, 2019

Juggling For Max Health and Performance?

Hand-eye coordination is weirdly backwards term. If you ask me, it should be eye-hand coordination—this makes a lot more sense. You have to see it before you can touch it/catch it. One of the best ways to improve your eye-hand coordination is juggling. Anyone can learn to juggle, and the benefits are numerous. People have been juggling since at […]
May 6, 2015

Zombie Press

I recently started experimenting with a movement called the Zombie Press. What attracted me to it, after I thought about it a bit, was that it trains upper body pulling and pushing with absolutely no equipment. I am waiting to build a jungle gym in my backyard so until that gets done I am pull-up bar-less. […]
November 5, 2014

Congratulations! You are the Master

Congratulations! You are the master. You’ve learned as much as you need to know. If anyone tells you that you could be wrong, or less-than-perfect, don’t you listen to a word they say. Defend yourself and your abilities to the death, never give an inch and don’t take any criticism from anyone. Anyone who says differently […]
July 10, 2014

My Weakness is my Strength

I just discovered a major weakness. I generally consider myself to be a well-rounded athlete–I am very proud of that fact. I run, jump, flip, throw, kickbox, wrestle, wakeboard, and play sports at an excellent level for a non-professional. I work hard in and out of the gym to be this way. The Weakness Yesterday I found […]
June 23, 2014

Bodyweight Training: Zero to Hero

I am far from the strongest when it comes to Bodyweight exercise. However, I started out a hell of a lot worse. In fact, when I first started exercising seriously, I couldn’t do a single pull-up. As a supposedly fit man (18 years old), this was considered pretty sad. Though I didn’t have a gymnastics background […]