Last week I wrote a post about how to prevent Alzheimer's disease (AD) and I addressed four simple ways we can all reduce our chances of developing AD. The final prevention strategy I identified was getting adequate sleep. Sleep is Important When we sleep, our brains flush … [Read more...]
A Crap Load of Workout/Nutrition Tips + SFCW Tue. 9/9/14
Between Facebook, Twitter, blogging, teaching, coaching, and just being at the gym lifting, I get asked a LOT of questions. This is my attempt to multi-task and answer SEVERAL while bringing you your conditioning workout for tomorrow as well. A warning--some of my tips … [Read more...]
STOP Feeling Sore!
Learn how to recover properly, heal your body, and continue training hard. Take it from me, if there's anything I know, it's about workout recovery. I know so much because for years...I didn't do it. Any of it. No cool downs, warm ups, prep work, rolling, icing, nada. I've seen … [Read more...]
Spinach for Popeye, Spinach for Me
On the way home from the gym late this evening, I noticed a beautiful full moon. And it occurred to me that strange things always seem to happen when a full moon is out: the JMU kiddos (go Dukes!) always tend to party a little harder, my dogs always seem to be a bit more … [Read more...]