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10 Strategies to Recover from Excessive Stress

Monday, October 20th, 2014

    What are the 10 Strategies for using exercise as a way to prepare for and recover from excessive stress? Before we can understand these strategies, we must begin with a shift in our perspective of how we function and why we exercise and eat. The obsolete idea of your meals and ...

Boost your Human Growth Hormone by 771% in < 30 minutes

Sunday, October 19th, 2014

Explosive complexes like the Gable-Grip Suplex can boost your human growth hormone by 771% in less than 30 minutes. After age 30, you begin "somatopause" where HGH levels plateau and then drop dramatically; unless you integrate TACFIT type training intensity. The longer you maintain HGH release, the longer you keep ...

TACFIT Quad Press: The 4 Wheel Pushup

Saturday, October 18th, 2014

The TACFIT Quad Press is to the Push Press as the Pushup is to the Military Press. The goal of the Quad Press differs from that of the pushup, in that the load in the Quad Press is recruit the lower body and to store potential (elastic) power and then ...

Lower Back Hurt? Don’t Stretch it! Do YOUR Down Dog!

Friday, October 17th, 2014

Earlier, I wrote a tutorial on the differences between Eastern and Western needs in "Upward Facing Dog" due to the cultural distinctions between seated and squatted culture. Honestly (*gasp*), I don't find one preferable over the other: it's a cultural tendency; one isn't "more anthropologically correct" than the other. I was ...

The Camshaft: Pain-Free, Injury-Preventative, Expressible Power!

Thursday, October 16th, 2014

Most adults injure themselves when pressing during rotation, because when (if) people do exercise, they only build strength in the anterior (front) or posterior (rear) chain of muscles. This is fine when in the protection of a gym and in the isolation of a foundational exercise to exclusively push (i.e. ...

Job-Irrelevant Exercise is Costing You Money and Quality Of Life

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

Why are most police, firefighters, EMTs and soldiers apathetic toward their fitness requirements? 1. Because the requirements are not job-related. The typical physical training exam for the tactical community involves a 1.5 mile jog, max pushups in a minute, max sit-ups in a minute, sit-and-reach flexibility test. To put this into ...

Which Upward Facing Dog Variation Do You Need?

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

Someone pointed out that from one program and seminar to the next, I use different variations of Upward Facing Dog, and someone in my presentation at the Australian Yoga Conference pointed out that I even had given two variations in the same event. Then, he asked, why? Yoga is only as ...

The #1 Most Effective Way to Guarntee Consistency?

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

Accountability is the number one most effective method of ensuring that you continue a program and maintain good technique... If the group holds each other accountable to consistency and quality. Even when alone, I imagine that I would let so many down, if I diminish my technique for the ego's satisfaction ...

Progress: The Science We Predict - The Art We Practice

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

Progress isn't random. It's observable, measurable and predictable. Like any unit of energy, it has the anatomy of a wave, with crests and troughs, which spiral through an observable frequency of releasing energy (work) and storing energy (recovery). At first, you'll need more recovery, but then, you'll find your rhythm, and ...

The Neurchemistry of Tactical Fitness TACFIT

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

The Neurochemistry of Tactical Fitness TACFIT 1. The same neurochemical phenomena experienced during high stress emergency crises and violent encounters can be produced through post heart rate maximum exercise. These psycho-trophic phenomena include tunnel vision, time warp (tachipsychia), auditory exclusion, cognitive dysfunction, short term memory loss, fumbling, feinting, loss of coordination ...