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Misconceptions About Yoga: A Review of the Science
May 21, 2018

First of all, before anyone puts a hit out on me, let me make it clear that I think yoga is…

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Testosterone: Natural Increase, Supplementation and Risk vs Benefit
May 19, 2018

Testosterone gets a lot of hype, and rightly so. It has many diverse effects, functions and implications, having been associated with…

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The truth about rapid weight loss: why it backfires
April 4, 2018

Understandably, nobody wants their weight loss goals to take longer than they have to. So, fitness marketers flood the web with…

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What you should know about Intermittent Fasting: a review of the science
March 27, 2018

“Intermittent Fasting” refers to a dieting strategy that restricts food intake for extended periods of time at regular intervals. There are…

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CrossFit: Science VS Stigma
February 26, 2018

As a student of exercise science, I was groomed to distrust CrossFit. However, I decided to hop off that bandwagon and…

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Stop doing crunches. Here’s why, and what core strengthening exercises you should do instead:
January 27, 2018

Everybody seems to want abs and better core strength, but crunches simply don’t do what people are wanting them to do….

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Winter Weight Loss: Brown Fat, Cold Exposure and Vitamin D
January 24, 2018

Shooting for some winter weight loss? If you’re tough enough, try this interesting way to burn more calories with the same…

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3 things every training program should include
December 31, 2017

Whatever your athletic goals are, training for them without learning a bit about what makes a good training program is kinda…

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Why you’re not making progress: a simple guide to avoid training plateau
December 29, 2017

Many people come to me flustered and confused, wondering why they’re not making progress in their training. Barring acts of God,…

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Bad lifting advice: 5 super common tips we should retire (and helpful alternatives)
December 22, 2017

5 super common bits of bad lifting advice, and helpful alternatives, according to science and common sense. Check it out and see how many you’ve heard.

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