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Should I Do Calf Raises?

Of all of the waste of time exercises that people do in the gym, calf raises and all of its iterations, are probably the...

Mayo Clinic Review: Aerobic Exercise May Cut Dementia Risk

After reviewing over 1,600 papers, researchers from the Mayo Clinic state that, "You can make a very compelling argument for exercise as a disease-modifying...

Dr. Weil Recommends Yo-Yo Dieting

Dr. Andrew Weil, the Complimentary and Alternative Medicine guru (CAM), published a blog post saying that yo-yo dieting is better than "staying fat." I...

The Ramble: More Things You Should Stop Doing in the Gym, Immediately

There is an epidemic sweeping the country these days. No, it's not the obesity epidemic, or the drug abuse epidemic, or the Glee epidemic....

"Exerecise Must Be Recreation, Mental as Well as Physical"

I'm reading a book about health and fitness - shocker! - and came across this passage. "Man is made with a body containing certain separate...

Book Review: The Four-Hour Body,

Timothy Ferriss' Book, The Four-Hour Body" is an interesting, but inconsistent, read that could be subtitled, "Building an Army of Narcissists." Ferriss covers a lot...

Sprint to Improve Fitness, Speed and Anaerobic Capacity

Sprinting is a very effective and efficient way to improve your fitness level. Over the past several years there there been several studies...

Set a Performance Goal, Not a Weight Loss Goal, To Get Ready for Summer

It's the time of year when we start to get all the ridiculous, "Get a Bathing Suit Body For the Summer," articles. I am...

Four Reasons Not to Make Core Training the Focus of Your Workouts

Over the past decade core training became the new, hot thing in the fitness business, as everyone from coaches to trainers to fitness consumers...

Ridiculous Exercises: The Shoulder Shrug

I spend a lot of time in open gyms and see a lot of ridiculous things, things I feel compelled to speak out about,...

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