Archive for October, 2009

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 ...

Stretch and Tone V Workout Video

Friday, October 9th, 2009

"This is the last part of this workout, so don’t forget that all of the parts should be done back to back with only minimum rest between each video. Start by kneeling on your exercise mat and then get into a plank position. Keep your abs and gluts tight, hands under ...

Can You Get Sober (from Sugar)?

Tuesday, October 6th, 2009

What if you were addicted to a drug so socially acceptable that it was interwoven with childhood, lovers and families, with success, celebration and holiday, with being treated well and treating others well. What if others treated you as "crazy" for not "using"? What if even the feeling of the ...

Ab Torture IV Workout Video! (Featuring the “Telegraph” Core Twist)

Monday, October 5th, 2009

"Start this round with one hundred skips and then lay on your back, bend your knees and place your feet flat on the ground. Grab the clubbell as I do in the video and remember that one hand should be right next to the knob and then you can adjust ...

Fitness that Matters: Body-Flow

Sunday, October 4th, 2009

Does your fitness matter? Asking this question, many people defer to primal movements, to sylvan retreats in the woods and camo-covered camps. Many need to rediscover running barefoot, climbing trees, jumping across rocks, swimming through rapids, and crawling across the earth. But that's only a rudimentary step, if not merely nostalgic; ...

Clubbell-Only Body: 26 Pounds Muscle Gain, 6% Fat Loss

Thursday, October 1st, 2009

This was the first major transformation I made using exclusively Clubbells. I gained 26 pounds of muscle and lost 6% of my bodyfat without changing my diet. Over the course of 8 months, I used exclusively density training workout programs I teach in my Big Book of Clubbell Training, to reach ...