Black Heart Inertia

Unless you are prepared to overcome the inertia of complacency, you will attain little beyond what that inertia is already bringing you. We can have the drive to improve our state, our fitness, or ourselves, but without changing up what we do, we will and must stay...

How to Get Stronger. A Thought for Life Athletes

If an athlete wants to get stronger. She has two options. 1. Increase the amount of work she does. Like a coin, there is another side that you can’t see while looking at this. More work (reps, load, training sessions) means: More recovery. More cool-downs. More...

Ask Me Anything: Whey or Casein?

Question) Soooo, during the school year, I frequently have the protein shake with a salad, or even a ¼ cup of almonds.  Would I be better off with the slower digesting protein (I forgot the name of it – starts with a C)? Answer) There are three common protein...

Ask Me Anything: How Lean is Too Lean?

Question) Body Fat Percentage: is there a point where it can be too low? If yes, what if performance isn’t being hindered? Is being low okay then? Answer) 1) I’m going to answer your question in terms of sport. 2) Then, I’m going to ask you to reframe it...

Ask Me Anything: Soreness

Question) I’m rarely ever sore. I work hard, I do heavy stuff, I don’t do anything particular for recovery. Why do you think that is? Do I need to be doing more? Answer) Most muscle soreness, including DOMS is usually attributed to completely normal...