MUSCLES

Dips

Tips for Dips Once, awhile back, when I was a true gym rookie longing for gains, (we all start somewhere) I asked a regular I had seen around for some tips on improving my bench press. He summed up his advice with, “You should be able to bench your body Read more…

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Nutrition

SERVING vs PORTION Pt II Dining Out

Membership Rules Here in the United States, around the latter part of the 19th century, there was a club. Besides memebership dues, club members had to maintain a minimum weight requirement, and club dinners were nothing short of gluttonous extravaganzas. The basic premise of this club -The larger you were physically, Read more…

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Motivation

Monday Motivation

“Patience is bitter; but its fruit is sweet”  – The Greek philosopher Aristotle As a writer, philosopher, and educator, Aristotle was a man of many hats. His “gym” The Lyceum, functioned not only as a military training ground, but an institution of higher learning. After all, the ancient greek society believed strongly Read more…

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Knowledge

Olympic Origins

From the eBook: Inventing Fitness Pt I The Greeks, a Society, and it’s Strength on Amazon “Songs lord of the lyre, what god, what hero, what man shall we celebrate”  – From Pindars 2nd Olympian Ode Hermes, the god of athletes and gymnasiums was believed to have the ability to move freely between the mortal and Read more…

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