Strength Training

Squat Every Day

Recently I read the book Squat Every Day.As a musician, with years of practicing every day for hours on end, the idea of practicing physically everyday makes a lot to sense to me. So I've started doing this. Let's face it, I'm not breaking records with my lifting, and as long as I'm practicing solid [...]

Exercises to Avoid

...but especially for older lifters. via Brooks Kubic This is a lot of exercises to avoid. #winning Anything that makes my life a little simpler, I tell you.... Barbell or Dumbbell Pullovers potential should wreckers Behind the Neck Pulldowns Shoulder wreckers, use Pulldowns to the Chest instead, and don't stretch shoulders at top of the [...]

On Sleep

Sleep is something which occasionally eludes me. Take last night for instance, I was awake, and anxious about many things, most of which were unfounded. Historically I've never been one to stress about sleep, and for the most part still am not. But a few years ago, which was a few years after Katrina, I [...]

Genuine Strength

via Breaking Muscle Here’s a quote from Arthur Saxon’s The Development of Physical Power that regards not just strength, but endurance, and health: “Genuine strength should include not only momentary strength, as proved by the ability to lift a heavy weight once, but also the far more valuable kind of strength known as strength for [...]