Monthly Archives: December 2012

Best of 2012: Books

“No matter how busy you may think you are, you must find time for reading, or surrender yourself to self-chosen ignorance.” — Confucius It’s embarrassing to admit, but for many years of my young life, I did not read a

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Best of 2012: New Exercises

This addition of “Best of 2012” highlights my four favorite exercises I’ve started doing this year. I’ve included exercises for power, mobility, upper body and lower body. Each one played an integral role in helping me set multiple PRs and

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Best of 2012: Cooking/Nutrition Tips

2012 is coming to a close and, like any year, it had it’s ups and downs. And like any year, 2012 came with it’s fair share of lessons to be learned. I’d like to share some of what I’ve learned

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Exercise Creativity Gone Wrong

Coaches and trainers are always seeking ways to add variety into training programs. It’s easy to stick with the same exercises and just change sets, reps and exercise order. But to really keep things interesting, you’ve gotta get creative. Too

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Know Your Enemy

Close-mindedness is a one-way street to ignorance. In the world of strength and fitness, ego and vanity are the driving forces behind so much of what we do. It’s not a bad thing because we’re programmed to want to be

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Monday Motivation – Competition Breeds Success

The holidays are a time of year when nutrition tends to go out the window. Too many parties with too much junk food plus too little time outdoors means that people don’t care what they look like with a shirt

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