Effort Determines Outcome

A correctly designed program with all the right exercises and sets and reps is only half the story. The other half is the...

6 Exercises to Fire Up Your Glutes

Your butt is the biggest muscle in your body. If trained properly, it should also be the strongest. Your glutes—gluteus maximus (your ass)—is the...

Auto-Regulation, HRV, and the Unplugged Approach

The take-home message here is simple: sometimes you have to be willing to listen to your body and back off. Every strength has its...

Fit to Fight Sleep Apnea

The reality is, 80 percent of people who have sleep apnea don’t know it. When we think about sleep apnea, we usually consider it...

10 Transformational Habits That Really Force a Change

The most sustainable, sensible, and successful lifestyle habits aren’t always sexy, but they work. Fads drive the fitness industry. Calorie counting is repackaged in...

Fatigue: It's Just an Emotion

When it comes to fatigue during exercise, it’s all in your head.   You’re in the middle of a one-minute max effort rowing sprint. Your...

Useful Shame: Countering Junk Food and Smartphone Addiction

Few influences have been as broadly destructive as unchecked smartphone culture and junk food eating habits. In a wave of evangelical fervor, the 18th...

Women and Iron

Almost 50 percent of women and three-quarters of teenaged females aren’t getting enough iron from their food. Generally speaking, women are smaller than men....

Effective Workouts You Can Do at Home

Ditch the I can’t get to the gym excuses, because there’s no place like home. Ditch the I can’t get to the gym excuses...

You Should Be Taking Cold Showers

From rejuvenating your skin, reducing fats, to relaxing your mind, a cold shower has them all. You’re probably used to warm water when taking...

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28 Day Anti-Fragile Human Challenge

This challenge will offer a clear daily adversity that stokes your capacity to act while introducing you to a variety of training methods....