Fitness


What is Bulletproof, Fitness Industry?

Sorry, fitness peeps, I'm not buying your bulletproof promises. I want a fitness expert, strength coach, or anyone who knows, to define the word bulletproof for me. I know we can define what bulletproof means in regards to actual physical bullets fired from a gun, but I want to know what it means in regards to fitness,...

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What if the Fitness Industry Really Was Scientific?

By Eric Troy I'm sitting here after typing out the title, wondering if I should hit the backspace key until it disappears. I've just bit off quite a piece of jerky. After all, you could write an article about what if scientists really were scientific. Even at the best of times, scientists don't completely live up to...

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'Gym Rescue' Reminded Me Of Fitness BS I Hate

So, I watched a few minutes of the first episode of the new show Gym Rescue, where Randy Couture and Frank Shamrock try to rescue a floundering gym. It is pretty much the same premise of Bar Rescue, which makes sense because it is a spinoff of that show, airing on Spike TV. I would have done better to have a drink...

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A Study Said This: Spotting Bad Fitness Articles

Raise your hand if you have recently read a news or magazine article, on the web or elsewhere, explaining the results of one study and making concrete conclusions based on that one study. Yep, all of you. I figured as much. A study in Australia revealed that young women fight off colds better than young men. Case...

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Fitness: All Encompassing Means Paralyzing?

In my previous post I presented the talk by Dr. Barry Schwartz regarding “The Paradox of Choice”. Also, I've lately been speaking about having specific goals in our training and making specific choices about the direction our training should take. If you read my piece on the concept of fitness you’ll see that I don’t...

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