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The Fitness Research Flaw

Muscle-building research isn’t always about people who love to build muscle. The year was 2004. The quote came from one of my esteemed professors at the University of Colorado during a late-night statistical analysis. Back then, I was just a young “professional research assistant.” Translation: I was helping write grants, designing experiments, running tests, and […]

Nutrition

The Great Fitness Error

When I was 26 years old I almost made a huge mistake. I was tired of the hype, the false realties, and what appeared to be a lack of transparency about an important aspect of life. I sucked at love. You see, by that admittedly young age, I had already made enough mistakes—and been crushed […]

Fitness

The Thanksgiving Day Workout

Rumor has it the average American eats around 4,500 calories on Thanksgiving. Remember that number for a moment. Let’s say you wanted to “undo” the damage of the meal. According to researchers at Southern Main, the average weight training circuit of 8 exercises completed in 8 minutes (when performed at a high-intensity with minimal rest) […]

Fitness

The Finish Strong Challenge

If you had all the time in the world to do whatever you want in your job, what would it be? The question was recently presented to me during a seminar. I had just finished discussing what a typical week entails—from writing articles, to editing stories for magazines and online, consulting with businesses, writing books, […]