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Sweep Dojo

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

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Exercise for Health and Fitness

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

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Muscular Tension Part 3

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