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Super Slow Reps Training — Nonsense!

Super Slow Reps Training — Nonsense!

There exists a common problem out there in the certification world and in online expertise. So many times people are just trying to learn too much too fast. The result of that is often a misunderstanding and misapplication of key concepts and training practices,...

Before, After, and the “On Vacation” Pics

Before, After, and the “On Vacation” Pics

Anyone who has been involved in fitness for more than a week has seen plenty of before and after shots. Sometimes these are amazing. Sometimes they are misleading. I’ve remarked in several of my books that many before and afters would be more accurate if they showed...

Of Course Metabolic Damage Exists: Part 2, A Reply to Critics

Of Course Metabolic Damage Exists: Part 2, A Reply to Critics

Hopefully you have had time to read Part 1 of my response to the idea, currently in vogue, that “metabolic damage doesn’t exist.” If you watched Dr. Schwarzbein’s excellent lectures you should understand a bit more about metabolic damage and how it plays out. Dr....

Of Course Metabolic Damage Exists (Just Ask an Expert)

Of Course Metabolic Damage Exists (Just Ask an Expert)

I recently re-released Metabolic Damage and the Dangers of Dieting, which was originally written about a decade ago. Back then it wasn’t long before I was rolling my eyes in disgust about what a buzzword “metabolic damage” had become in the industry. The term had been...

Interview with Karen McCoy of mccoyfitness.ca

I recently spoke with Karen McCoy at mccoyfitness.ca. We recorded the interview, and though it's not up on iTunes or anything, you can still download it and listen :) Download an mp3 of it here. (right click, save as)