Category Archives: Fitness

My “Heavy Metal Strength Meditation” Part 2

It is amazing how quickly the body adapts to new training when you concentrate SINGLE MINDEDLY on it. If you read my previous article “My Heavy Metal Strength Meditation” then you might be aware of my three goals: 1) Flip the 300lb tire 100 times in 20 sets of 5 2) Flip the 300lb tire

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What in the World is the “Synergy” Workout?

In his book, Never Let Go, Dan John talks about something he calls the “synergy” workout. What is it? Well, that’s a great question and one that I had to answer for myself. What Dan John recommends is going through your home and lining up all the pieces of fitness equipment and doing everything at

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Quantity of Supplements to Take

“Simplicity is genius!” – Moni Aizik During a recent trip to Peru I brought along an interesting array of food supplements to experiment with: royal jelly, maca, “7 Seeds mix”, noni, and camu camu. I started taking them all at the same time with the intent of noticing the differences in my performance and well

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How to Master the Burpee

A friend of mine and I were recently discussing books and we both mentioned how much we liked The New Toughness Training for Sports by James E. Loehr. While reviewing it I found some key lessons on something that seems to stump and stumble a lot of people, and that is mastering the burpee. You

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Eric Guttmann Interview – Part 3

Here is a complete transcript of the Eric Guttmann Interview – Part 3 video: Eric:  Distilled water and I added some agricolis and then, how do I get my protein? Protein powder. And then for fat I have a whole table spoon of flexi oil. So I’m using supplements as food as opposed to like

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Eric Guttmann Interview – Part 2

Here is a complete transcript of the Eric Guttmann Interview – Part 2 video: Eric:  So when you take this and this chain of events, what is happening? You’re emulsifying the fat, you’re shuttling it into the cell, and with the CoQ10, you’re burning that cell for fuel and you have this ATP mechanism going

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Eric Guttmann Interview – Part 1

Check out his video conducted by Bud Jeffries with Eric Guttmann Here is a complete transcript of the Eric Guttmann Interview – Part 1 video: Bud: Hi everybody. God bless you all. Thank you so much for hanging out with us and showing up at StrongerMan.com or EricGuttman.com, or any of the websites or millions of

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The Holy Grail of Training

Being in the Navy allows you to meet a lot of interesting people with different backgrounds, training experience and skills sets.  One thing that you come away with when interacting with people who are doing the tough, physically demanding jobs that Hollywood makes movies about is that there is NO one way to train.  I

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Why HARD Training is a Spiritual Experience

I was having a conversation with my wife and she was mentioning the different changes she has noticed in society.  She mentioned how people have ventured away from religion, which tends to provide for societal controls, and that it has been replaced with a “free for all” libertine attitude rampant in today’s society.  She was

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