Interview with Charles Staley About Strength and Fitness

If you’re not familiar with Charles Staley, let me introduce you to a world-renown strength and conditioning coach, a well-accomplished powerlifter, and a prolific fitness writer. Charles is a tall, somewhat lanky, but quite muscular, competitive powerlifter who can squat … Continued

30 Years, 30 Fitness Lessons (Get This Stuff Right)

I turned 30 this year. I don’t remember exactly when it happened, but about ten years ago, I started to realize how little I actually know. It’s called “growing up,” I guess. And while the sheer magnitude of what I … Continued

How To Leverage Specialized Variety For Better Fitness Results

Pop quiz: All other things being equal, who would be the healthier, fitter, stronger, better developed, and an otherwise, more complete athlete? a) The athlete who specializes in only one pushup exercise (e.g. the standard military-style pushup) to the exclusion … Continued

5 Ways To Build Physical & Mental Toughness With Hormetic Training

How to Use Positive Stress To Get Tougher, Build Hardiness, and Cultivate Grit with Hormetic Training Science now agrees: what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger. It’s a little something called hormesis. Here’s what it means…

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