Muscle Memory: It’s a Real Thing

Strength training is an essential component of a well-balanced fitness program. By performing squats, push-ups, dips, chins, deadlifts, and other multi joint exercises on a regular basis you can build a leaner, stronger body, correct muscle imbalance patterns such as lower crossed syndrome, and prevent and slow down chronic disease processes. Another potential, often forgotten, […]

7 Types of People Who Should Strongly Consider Doing Full-Body Workouts

One of the major questions personal trainers, strength coaches, and gym goers face is how often each muscle group and compound lift should be trained. Should you split up your clients’ training program so that 1-3 muscle groups are trained each session, or should you have them do full-body workouts? And what about your own […]

8 Tips to Perfect Your Squat and Deadlift Form

The deadlift and squat are often considered to be the king and queen of all strength training exercises – and for good reason. These two lifts target most of the major muscle groups in the human body, boost the production of growth-enhancing hormones, and can help lower the risk of osteoporosis, bone fractures, and a […]

Lower Crossed Syndrome: 6 Steps to Fix Anterior Pelvic Tilt and Swayback Posture

Poor posture, muscle imbalance syndromes, back and knee pain, and other disorders of the musculoskeletal system affect a large number of people in our society today. Every year, we spend millions of dollars on pharmaceuticals and other symptom-based treatments in an attempt to fix our maladapted bodies. This heavy reliance on “quick fixes” is unfortunate, because […]

Upper Crossed Syndrome: 4 Steps to Correct Rounded Shoulders and Hunchback Posture

Do you have good posture? If you spend hours sitting at a desk reading and/or working on a computer every day, then the answer is probably no… Protracted, hunched shoulders, excessive anterior pelvic tilt, and other postural problems are extremely common these days. These conditions, which usually go hand-in-hand with a muscle imbalance pattern of […]

Organic Fitness: Is it Important to Set Exercise Goals?

The health benefits of adhering to an organic fitness program are multitudinous. By regularly performing heavy resistance training, high-intensity interval training, and plenty of low-moderate intensity activities, you’ll not only look better naked, but you’ll also increase your protection against a wide range of chronic diseases and enhance your brain function, energy levels, and mood, […]

How Walking in Nature Can Enhance Your Health and Happiness

Do you spend the majority of your wakeful hours sitting at a desk staring at a computer screen? If so, then you’re not alone. In the blink of an eye from an evolutionary perspective we’ve gone from living as physically active hunter-gatherers in the wild to spending our days sitting in comfortable chairs inside large […]

How to Achieve Multifaceted Fitness and Build a Strong, Healthy Body

Is the human species excelling, or are we deteriorating? This is the question many paleontologists, scientists, and people who are interested in the evolutionary basis for human health are asking. There are certainly many upsides to living in the modern, industrialized world. However, what has become increasingly clear is that many of the things we […]

How to Eat to Build Muscle

Regular strength training is an essential part of a healthy lifestyle. By doing squats, push-ups, deadlifts, and other resistance exercises on a regular basis you’ll not only look better naked, but also increase your protection against chronic disease, prevent age-related muscle loss, and achieve better metabolic health. As anyone who’s been lifting weights for some […]

Is Your Low-Carb Diet Ruining Your Athletic Performance?

When I first started getting interested in Paleolithic nutrition close to a decade ago, the impression I got from reading ancestral health blogs was that many, if not most, Paleo dieters believed that a very low-carb diet was the optimal human diet. Some bloggers even went as far as to say that you could eat […]

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