We have been lied to since we were little. Especially as boys. We were told we shouldn’t cry. We are sold the dream of happiness, and a "happy ever after "once we have fought the deamons that lurk in our midst, whether they are real or not. We are told that being sad is useless, … Continue reading Let Yourself Be Sad
What : Mobility differentiates itself from flexibility in the sense that we are still working on range of motion, but introduce movement, therefore muscle contraction, to the equation. You need to read Stretching Basics (click here) from this blog to fully appreciate the content here. Once you have regained some flexibility, and the capacity to … Continue reading Mobility 101
My First Trance happened instinctively, but I decoded to go into my second. I followed the same protocol. Went into the jacuzzi at my local swimming pool on a day I knew there weren’t going to be a lot of people around, sat down, closed my eyes, and envisioned going down 20 steps onto the luminous platform that was the entry point to my subconscious. I went down the twenty steps and to my surprise the platform wasn’t empty...
When you start a training program, you can run into several issues that all impede progress. The main issue being that you overtrain. This may sound absurd, but it is more rare that people overtrain than undertrain when they actually start exercising on a consistent basis. Why? Because as soon as you see results piling … Continue reading 6 simple Rules To Train Optimally
"Not-doing is very simple but very difficult. It is not a matter of understanding but of mastering it." - Don Juan, in Journey To Ixtlan, by Carlos Castaneda - I have started Time Restricted Eating, and something clicked in my mind. I was spending time eating when I didn't really need it. We all believe in … Continue reading On Not Doing
I heard about this about 4 years ago, and to be quite honest I had no clue what it meant. I UNDERSTOOD what it meant, tried to apply it, consistently, but never really got it. I thought it was a magic trick to increase my bench instantly, but it didn’t do anything except confuse me. … Continue reading Stretch The Bar In The Bench Press
See part 1 Here are the results of the Social Media Free weekend : It was really enjoyable… but it didn’t drastically change things either. The best part was having a breakfast chat instead of zoning out into the abyss of content offered by Instagram and Facebook. The mindless upward swipe, like, swipe, comment was … Continue reading Social Media Fast (Part 2) Weekend
My girlfriend and I are going to try and stay away from social media on weekends. We have been implementing a social media fast from 10:30pm onwards, and we’ve deeply reconnected. Simply chatting, and playing around, having fun by cutting off our webilical chord. The issue we have on weekends is that we REST. We … Continue reading Social Media Fast (Part 1)
You have been pushing back the dreaded moment you exercise for more than a year. Every time you get back to training, it goes either goes terribly and you quit for another year, or it goes great for about three weeks, and then for some mysterious reason you stop, or you injure yourself. It’s time … Continue reading Why A Personal Trainer Can Change Your Life.
First of all Happy New Year 2019! So we all want to make this year better than the last one, try our best and sincerely vow to better ourselves. And it rarely sticks… and do you know why? because you have a resolution, but you don’t have a goal. What’s the difference? HAVING AN ACTUAL … Continue reading Turn Your Resolutions Into Projects