Archive for the ‘immune system’ Category

What’s Wrong with our Food System?

Tuesday, September 28th, 2010

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TACFIT’s Origin in Stress Physiology

Tuesday, June 15th, 2010

My father was a warrior who when he returned from the Korean War, was unable to reintegrate into our family due to post-traumatic stress syndrome. I was too young to understand, and only knew that my father was angry, abusive and detached. I had blamed my physical and learning disabilities ...

My Tactical Energy Aids (T.E.A.s)

Friday, February 26th, 2010

I’m often asked why I carry a bag full of herbs around the world with me. I drink a lot of tea throughout the day (anywhere from 5-15 cups). Tea to me isn’t an option, it’s part of my optimal super-performance health plan. I can do without my “tea program” for ...

5 Steps to Score a 10 on your Healthy Fitness

Monday, January 25th, 2010

You can't exercise yourself out of the 5S's (sweets, snacks, simples seconds or stimulants.) No sweets (sugars or substitutes, natural or synthetic) No snacks (eat larger meals properly spaced 3-5 hours apart) No simples (eat complex rather than simple carbs) No seconds (one plateful and no more) No stimulants (remove caffeine, nicotine, etc.) If you have ...

TACFIT Kickboxer 1C Workout Video

Friday, December 11th, 2009

TACFIT Kickboxer 1C Workout Video Special thanks to CST Head Coach Mike Locke! For Time, Compete 6 Rounds Non-Stop: 30 seconds Double Clubbell Swings (70lbs) 5/5 Bulgarian Split Squat (185lbs) 6X Hurdle Triple Jump (24") 5/5 Clubbell Cradle ...

Are You a Hero or a Warrior?

Wednesday, October 14th, 2009

We're not all pretty little butterflies with equally valid opinions about fitness. Some approaches are wrong. Whether veiled within humor or outright "bootcamp" hazing, encouraging pushing people well-beyond their physical limits represents everything that health-first fitness opposes. Here we have Greg Glassman, founder of Crossfit, proudly brandishing the Crossfit mascot, "Pukey ...

How-to Walk the Tightrope of Perfection

Saturday, October 10th, 2009

Due to my genetic disadvantages, I needed to exploit every technological (training) advantage possible. This included the hormonal edge of training. Though my opponents may have been physically superior, tapping into the hormonal cascade helped me super-charge my skills beyond that of my competition. But it's a fine line, a ...

Gained 33lbs of Athletic Muscle and 40 Years of Life!

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009

The 2 images on the left were from early November 2008, just about to depart for Italy. The 2 on the right were from last week. So, ten months. Not a ten weeks steroid induced swell, BUT I have better range of motion, mobility, functional power, flexibility, mental stamina and ...

Prevent 2/3 of Injuries: Watch this Video!

Sunday, March 1st, 2009

As a USA National Coach for several years, I observed many athletic injuries: more than half were absolutely preventable as they happened not in a sport or on the job, but in training. The actual preparation became the villainous hurdle to their growth and development. We've become so good at fitness ...

Free PodCast with Me @ Real World Strength Training

Friday, February 20th, 2009

"Of all the fitness professionals I have drawn my philosophy from, Scott Sonnon, is one of the most influential on my life. I have taken more useful information from this man than probably any other coach - including information meant for more than just physical living. It seems fitting to ...