What I Learned From Carrying a Rock up a Big Mountain

Hiking Mount Moosilauke with a Rock in Hand: My “Rock” Climbing Trip Report This is my rock. There are many like it, but this one is mine. This past Saturday, I carried this rock up and down Mt. Moosilauke (4802′) … Continued

Man Holds Plank For 5+ Hours: The Risks and Downsides of Extreme Fitness & Performance

Why Holding a Plank For 5+ Hours Probably Isn’t the Best Idea for Your Health & Fitness: The Tradeoffs and Consequences of Extreme Fitness and Performance I’m going to do two things in this post. 1) First, I’m going to … Continued

The One Thing Every Fitness Success Story Has In Common

I started my career in fitness as a personal trainer back in 2006. Since then, I’ve seen a lot of fitness success stories (and many failures, too). Most prominent among them is that I’ve witnessed thousands of success stories as … Continued

500+ lb Man Well On His Way To Completing a 5K Race Every Month This Year

Meet Derek Mitchell: The 570 Pound Man Who Put a Stake in the Ground to Finally Start Losing Weight, Quit His Soda Addiction, Started Eating Healthier, Finished His First 5k in Dead Last and Then Made a Commitment to Run … Continued

25 Things The Spartan Warriors Didn’t Need To Get Fit And Prepare For War

The ancient Spartans didn’t have such valuable resources like smart phones, fitness trackers, or fancy exercise equipment. Nor did they have the scientific research on human anatomy, physiology, bio-mechanics, and performance enhancement that we do today. Or, the Internet, for … Continued

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