It's interesting to see the inquiries that come from my website. I asked one guy what his training goals were, and they basically amounted to "getting as huge as possible". That's pretty normal for a young guy with surging testosterone, or who may have been beaten up a few too many times. I make … [Read more...] about Many Different Types of Fitness Trainees
I usually stick with a particular workout for awhile. This way I can track progress and get some mastery of the techniques. Thought it's good to have some consistency, it's possible to stick with a program for too long, and that's something that I've been known to do. Now and then, it's good to … [Read more...] about Tales of Dave’s New Workout
A new Stanford study makes the astounding claim that regular exercise, including running, may improve the health of older adults. Gee, I just don't see how that could be possible. If people at a top school can get research grants for a premise like that, I think I'll see if I can get funding for … [Read more...] about News Flash – Running for Exercise Improves Your Health!
I have mixed feelings about the Olympics. This time around, I'm really enjoying them, and they're getting me really fired up to work out. I told someone this, and she just looked at me like I was from another planet, even though she does exercise and is in decent shape. It illustrates how … [Read more...] about The Olympics, Gymnastics, Shawn Johnson, and those Wacky Chinese
The local Syracuse newspaper occasionally has brief fitness articles. I was pleased to see one about kettlebells recently written by a certified trainer, but I was concerned about one part of the article and wrote a letter to the editor, and they published it in the online version of the paper! … [Read more...] about Kettlebell Snatches – Beginner Exercise?
Yes, I know, you hate exercise, it hurts, you've never done it anytime in your life, you're tired of annoying people like me telling you that it's important, and you have 12 other reasons for not doing it. Let's say you're one of us who doesn't make a gigantic salary. And let's also say that … [Read more...] about Exercising to Help Your Economic Situation