September 2010

Chain Restaurant Menu Items

September 28, 2010

in Nutrition

On the way back from the beach this summer, we stopped at Chili’s. I hadn’t eaten much and was extremely hungry. Although I don’t love chain restaurants, I knew I’d get some much needed calories. Sometimes you gotta do what you gotta do. I had the Classic Bacon Burger with 1,520 calories. The fries added [...]


Let me begin by stating the following: there is no reason that men and women should train differently in any significant way. Anyone who tells you otherwise has no idea of what they are talking about. Anyone who tells you that a women might “bulk up” if she lifts weights hasn’t the slightest evidence to [...]


Random Thoughts on 9/21/2010

September 21, 2010

in Life

1. I read an article in the New York Times which talked about a new study that found exercise can make kids smarter. If you read it, many of the commenters point out the relative weaknesses of the study. There may be some truth to the idea that exercise makes you smarter, but I clearly [...]


Drew Brees and You

September 17, 2010

in Strength Training

Drew Brees of the New Orleans Saints was recently on the cover of Men’s Health. I like Men’s Health magazine for their fitness information. They have knowledgeable writers who are great sources of advice. However, one thing I wish they didn’t do was to show a professional athlete on the cover and then entice you [...]


I recently posted a video demonstrating two different ways to perform the Good Morning exercise. This exercise is great for building the hamstrings and glutes. It’s also an exercise, along with the Romanian Deadlift, that people tend to butcher in terms of technique. I demonstrated the good morning using proper technique in the first video. [...]

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