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Rogue Boneyard Bar Reviews

Barbells are expensive, and Rogue Boneyard bars are a tempting option for those of us on a budget. Should you buy one? Read about my experiences first, then decide for yourself.

New Years Resolutions are for Chumps

New Years Resolutions are for Chumps!

It’s that time of year again, where people magically assume that a lifetime of bad habits can be magically transformed because we “resolve” to. As if! We all should know by now that life doesn’t work that way.

Full disclosure, this is a lengthy post. But, I think it’s worth your time to read, it could mean the difference between a healthier you this year versus more of the same old same old.


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Unleash Your Inner Mad Scientist

Don’t be a victim of the Fitness Industrial Complex. Take control of your own fitness by unleashing your inner mad scientist.

Combining Kettlebells and Barbells

Level Up Your Strength by Combining Kettlebells and Barbells

There’s a lot of information available online these days on the topic of strength training. The sheer amount of information can be overwhelming, especially for someone new to the topic. It really doesn’t need to be complicated. Learn to push and learn to pull. Move often. Eat right. Everything else will fall into place.

Okay, so it isn’t quite  that simple. But almost. A strength training routine doesn’t need to be fancy, especially if you’re not focusing on bodybuilding or muscle hypertrophy. I don’t focus on either of those. I just want to stay mobile, age gracefully, and leave a good looking corpse.

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Thirty Days on a Whole-Food Plant Based Diet

Not long ago I reviewed Dr Michael Greger’s book How Not to Die, and at the end of the review I said I was  sufficiently convinced to give up eating animal products for a month and document the results. The month came and went, and the results are in. Want to know how it went? Read on to find out. Spoiler – I successfully managed not to die!

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Six Tips to Make Your New Year’s Resolutions Stick

Let's Do This!

At long last, 2016 is over and done with. Let us never speak of it again!

Onward to January 2017, the time of year when many people (maybe you?) are planning on making New Year’s Resolutions. Perhaps you want to start a new exercise program to get in shape. Maybe you want to lose some weight. Or maybe you want to make some lifestyle changes. All of these things are great, but research shows that just 8% of people who make resolutions actually see them through to completion. I’ll readily admit I’ve had my share of unmet goals over the years, but failure can be a great teacher if one is willing to do some honest self examination. I have examined, and I have learned. I’ve come away with six basic principles I follow in order to ensure I meet a goal, and I hope they help you too.

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