How To Make a Bad Workout a Good Workout - Lift BIG

03 Jan 2014 21:06

This is the first of my new series of blog posts that will highlight and include episodes from my new Youtube channel Lift Big.

This is the first episode of Lift Big. The subject of this one is what you can do when your lifting session is not going how you planned. Sometimes, for all of us, the weights just don't move the way we expect them to. Is the right approach to just give up and go home, hoping that the next session will go better? That is what many people will tell you to do. They call this reactive training and they say that your body is telling you what it needs and what it is capable of. This advice is dead wrong….

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Being A Maximal Strength Trainee

06 Dec 2013 22:18

I've been thinking about this and I don't usually go about talking about my numbers but several things have unfolded recently both on this page and unrelated to this page on other fitness pages. I don't like to toot my own horn as they say but I've found that every so often you have to take a stand even if it means praising yourself….

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Is Your Expert Really an Expert? The Problem of Inappropriate Expertize and Name-Dropping in the Fitness Industry

26 Sep 2013 13:36

I've been making a lot of statements about expertize and experts lately. There are a couple of reasons for this. For one, critical thinking and skepticism has become as popular as frozen Margaritas in Mexican restaurants, and just as bland and weak. Usually, these excited new thinkers invoke science. One of the secrets, it seems, to being scientific, is to go on and on about how you should be wary of experts and go around refuting them….

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