Getting sick or injured is no fun. The condition pulls you out of your comfortable life and routines. Whether you want to or not, you have to give up or alter your daily habits in order to be able to cope with the sickness or injury. Not…Continue Reading
Do you have trouble sleeping at times? Tossing and turning, without any apparent reason? And at other times you are out just as if a pro boxer hit you? A good night’s sleep is one of the essential ingredients to living a healthy life. Unfortunately, getting a good night’s sleep is easier said than done.…Continue Reading
The 9 rules
- Eat real foods
- Mostly plants
- Not too much
- Move more
- Big weights, big benefits
- Progress over perfection
- Have fun
That’s it. Those are the things backed by scientific studies to bring you awesome results. Other things are preferential or contradictory. The nine rules hold.
Make sure those are happening, and you are golden.
The gain rules explained
- Eat real foods. The first…Continue Reading
Who has the time to be sleeping, right? And yet, we all know that sleep is vitally important and we shouldn’t neglect it. We don’t get enough sleep. And the quality is not always good enough. We know we need better sleep.
Knowledge does not equal right action.
It feels lazy and self-indulgent to sleep for 8…Continue Reading
Just How Exactly Does Heart Rate Variability Training Work?
The weights on each end of the barbell will always tell the truth. They’ll always be as heavy as you want them to be. Although, there’ll be days where the weight doesn’t feel as heavy, and you feel like you can lift for days. Then, there’ll also…Continue Reading
Let’s be honest here. Delayed onset muscle soreness, or more commonly known as DOMS, is just the worst thing ever. Not just because the micro-trauma to the muscle fibers is just downright painful. But, rather, because you really can’t do much about it. Yes, that’s right. A by-product of intense exercise, you’ll just have to…Continue Reading
Benefits of Foam Roller Use and Its Most Important Uses For The Modern Man
The regular use of foam rollers offers almost all of the same benefits that you get from a full-body massage. The benefits include reduced inflammation, scar tissue, lowered joint stress and much-improved circulation and flexibility.
Although not exactly a full replacement for proper…Continue Reading
The National Sleep Foundation recommends adults to sleep for a minimum of seven hours every night. However, history suggests that our ancestors, as recently as a few hundred or so years ago, didn’t sleep the same way as us. In fact, their sleep was biphasic, split into two four-hour intervals, with the first segment…Continue Reading
The 10 Big Things I learned from Mark Sisson: 8. Avoid trauma
This post is part of a series of posts. For the first post click here.
The one thing: Learn to differentiate between laziness and the need for recovery. Most people struggle with one or the other. Competitive people tend not to listen to the…Continue Reading