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Where to start at 70 years old?

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James asks: “I am 70 years old and have done very little exercise (mostly walking) since I retired a few years ago. I am thinking about getting one of two courses that you have to start. Would you recommend I get the flexibility course or the stand up course to …

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The Future of Healing…

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The other week I posted a message with my case against personal trainers. (If you missed that you can read it here.)  That contrarian perspective yielded a lot of response, but people agreeing and disagreeing. Today I specifically want to share a message from Tyler I’m a personal trainer and …

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Physical Activity vs COVID

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Cast your minds back to a bit over a year ago… The pandemic had just begun in the USA and the lockdowns were still early. Sure, there was a lot more uncertainty at that time but some things were known. I’m talking about principles of health, i.e. those timeless things …

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The “Non-Workout” Workout

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My training as of late has been different than most. Besides the occasional hill sprints, it is all of the form that Pavel Tsatsouline popularized as “Greasing the Groove”. This involves doing sets of an exercise throughout the day rather than in a dedicated workout time period. The goal is …

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Try this Mental Training Drill…

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A long-time customer wrote in with his intensive mental drill that is working wonders for him. I thought this was worth sharing with everyone. As the title says, it is INTENSIVE. There’s a lot going on. While I would encourage you to give the whole thing a go…it might be …

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Tips on Training Frequency

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Bob asks: “I am currently focused on getting my weight back under control and improving my card deck tearing. Currently I am working on completing as many military style burpees as possible in 15 minutes, jogging (more for the mental health aspect) and working on card tearing every 3 days …

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How to Fix Chronic Pain?

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Travis asks… “You mentioned emotional/mental blocks to healing. This is the great question: what to do to prevent or redirect chronic pain? I’ve watched so many folks go through knee/hip replacement surgery in my life and also celebrities and aging athletes. The great question is what causes and sustains pain. …

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More to Movement than Meets the EYES

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Paul, a subscriber send me this video the other day. It’s worth the watch. It’s about how your eyes and how they change up your posture and movement. Summed up in the statement, “Eye exercises are a quick and efficient way to instantly align our posture and decrease our pain.” …

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Kill Your Neck

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Recently I was asked, “What’s your opinion on the wrestler’s bridge and neck problems?” This person also pointed me to a video by someone named Jeff Cavaliere saying that bridging will “kill your neck”. Neck Exercises that KILL Your Neck (DO THESE INSTEAD!!) My reply… Ha! I am very much pro-bridging. …

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My Favorite “Shoes”

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Going barefoot is great for your health. Over-engineered shoes can’t compete with the natural architecture of the foot. Secondly, you can get the benefits of earthing or grounding when touching the bare earth. (In case you missed it, that’s covered in my Grounding Report here.) But we do use shoes …

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Is Arm Wrestling Key to Super Strength?

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The following is a long question. It really only pertains to people that want to be very strong…although the principle could apply to those that just want to be decently strong too. PJ asks: As trusted to you before I’m interested in all things from the Golden Era (Sandow,Sass,Atom, Jowett, …

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Exercise Selection for Tabata Protocol

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Andy asks: “Could you recommend an exercise with the goal of reaching max heart rate in the shortest time (for a 4 min Tabata)? For ex, would light hang snatches work? Would isometrics work? Any info would be much appreciated.” Snatches would work, depends on how light you go. So …

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Is Flow Worth It?

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Here’s a fun and interesting question from Zoubair: “My questions concern the flow state (funnily enough, you mentioned it in one of your recent newsletters). I get that human beings, when in this state, can see a dramatic increase in performance, but if it’s only an acute result, gone as …