There’s some truth in the idea that training stability can make you stronger. Provided that we are talking about the right kind of stability and the right kind of strength. (Around 2.400 words, estimated reading time 12-15 min.)
Originally posted on Out of This Century:
Article by David Black Mastro In the November/December ’08 issue of Archeology magazine, author Andrew Currey covered the recent findings by paleo-pathologist Karl Grossschmidt of Vienna, concerning the diet of ancient Roman gladiators. Grossschmidt and his colleague, Fabian Kanz, examined the bones of gladiators from a site in…
Can a simple piece of metal the shape of a cannonball with a handle turn you into a Soviet Superman?
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Building on the theme of the first part of this series, this post looks at the benefits of strength training for longevity. (Around 3500 words, estimated reading time: 15-18 minutes.)
Let’s take a hypothetical situation: you need to start training from scratch. What would you need to know, do right now, plan for the foreseeable future, and beyond that?
Yoga for Lifters (Part II): Loaded Yoga [UPDATED] [UPDATE 04/2018. Originally published in 10/2016, it’s not as crappy as Yoga for Lifters (Part I) because I get fewer things wrong, but it’s still far from what it should be. Namely, everything in this article can be derived from biomechanics principles in a much more systematic way….
Yoga for Lifters (Part I): Loaded Yoga [UPDATED] [UPDATE 04/2018. Originally published in 09/2016, this post is not that bad considering how many things I got wrong. Still, I stand by the recommendations for exercises (but the reasons have nothing to do with those I gave back then). Please remember that at that time, I…
Tabata™ promises the benefits of 1h of exercise in only 4′. Bullshit, or not?
Long before barbells, there were stones and tree trunks, but we don’t need to go that far back. Ancient Rome will do.
Ain’t that a click-bait title?
Originally posted on LAZYBUTHEALTHY:
Jump to the recipe’s instructions This is maybe the laziest recipe I’ve ever done. Lazier than that is takeaway, and we wouldn’t like this, would we? It is also one of my favorite slow cooker recipes, so I thought I couldn’t keep it to myself any longer. I had to share it…