Today, I want to run a weird little video/article I did called Sweep Dojo. For those not familiar with the term, I shall explain shortly but it’s a little bit of a weird piece Esoteric isn’t the right word although I might call it philosophical. By that I don’t mean the pointless navel gazing that most philosophy seems to represent. … Read More
Today I wanted to revisit an older piece titled Coaching Yourself (originally “How to be your own coach”), originally written in 2009 and heavily re-written/re-edited/re-formatted for today. I gotta get those good SEO scores.… Read More
This is a little bit of an odd article. I’m going to start by discussing low load (LL) training then do a truncated ‘research review’ and use that to go into what amounts to an opinion piece about current research studies on weight training.… Read More
Question: Obviously folks wanting to change body composition (lose fat or gain muscle) or maximize strength gains have to put in a proportionally larger amount of training to reach their goals. But my question is this: what if my goals are general health and fitness? What type of overall training program would you recommend for that?… Read More
So I’ve already covered a lot of information in Part 1 and Part 2 of this series on muscular tension and believe it or not I’ll wrap up here. Let me try to rapidly summarize the previous 2 parts (rapidly meaning like 6 paragraphs).
High mechanical tension for some number of “effective” contractions is the primary initiating factor in muscle growth; this occurs via the FAK/PA/mTOR pathway. … Read More