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Warp Speed Fat Loss by Alwyn Cosgrove Contains Plagiarised Material

Quick edit: I have been informed via email that my use of the term ‘plagiarism’ to describe this particular event is incorrect. Rather, the correct term for what happened is copyright infringement. I apologize for any confusion this may have caused.



On Tuesday, I wrote a little bit of an introduction to the issue of plagiarism on the internet, giving a couple of examples that, at the end of the day don’t affect me an iota.… Read More

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Is Plagiarism the New Internet Business Model?

Ok, a quick diversion from the diet series since it seems to be stalling anyhow and I can’t figure out how to get it back on track. I’ve been sitting on this a little while but figured this was as good a time as any to cause a true shit-storm.

Oh yeah, just to avoid the inevitable backlash, trolling and bullshit, I’m turning comments off for this and my next blog entry.… Read More

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A new approach to training: Cold plyometrics

In this day and age of information overload and guru-wisdom, it becomes increasingly hard to come up with new and useful training ideas to take athletes to that next level.

However, I have done so with an approach I like to call cold plyometrics (James Smith would refer to this as the sub-temperature shock methodic as a fundamental part of the process of attaining sports mastery)

Plyometrics (originally known as the ‘Shock method’ as developed by Yuri Verkoshanky of Russia) have come to encompass a broad array of jumping drills (ranging from the original depth jumps to bounding and even light hopping).… Read More

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Conjugate Training (sort of)

Note: I wrote this several years ago when I was just as unclear on the topic of conjugate training as everyone else. Simply put, the way that conjugate training is being used by lifters it not the way it was meant by the original Russian sports scientists. What the below really describes is a) a concurrent system b) what I hope is a little insight into the logic of planning training.… Read More