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Workouts that Build Your Brain

I love science…but it’s not without it’s problems. One of which is that we often have theories that are just plan wrong. Remember the idea that the brain didn’t grow new neurons as an adult, and wasn’t capable of change? Couldn’t be more wrong. Jim wrote in response to the recent post on diversity of […]

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Meeting Wim Hof

This past weekend I was at the Longevity Now Conference in Anaheim. One of the speakers was the Ice Man, Wim Hof. In case you’re not familiar with him he’s the holder of 26 world records including the longest ice bath, climbing Mt. Everest in shorts, completing a marathon in the Arctic circle in shorts, […]

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Mind Muscle Connection

Anyone that has been involved in strength or muscle building for even a short amount of time is likely to come across the term, mind muscle connection. But like many things having to do with the mind it is ill-defined. Being ill-defined it is then tough to really develop as there is no clear roadmap. […]

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Muscles vs. Strength

The common person out there believes that muscles equal strength and vice versa. But this is not true. If it were true, then big bodybuilders would dominate every strength sport. They would be the champion powerlifters, strongmen and Olympic lifters. And while there have been a few people that have cross-competed like this in these […]

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Bodyweight Jump Squats

Anyone who strength trains long enough will probably reach a plateau, even with progressive overload. This can be incredibly discouraging, but fortunately the cure can be as easy as just changing things up a bit in your workout. One way to do that is to start incorporating bodyweight jump squats into your training program. I […]

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