Mental Toughness: 4 words to survive anything

When you find yourself in a tough situation, say doing an intense workout and all you can think of is giving up, what do you tell yourself? Do you start cussing and swearing at everything in sight or do you think about rainbows, unicorns and start singing Frozen songs, "Let it go...let it go~" Today … Continue reading Mental Toughness: 4 words to survive anything

Confucius on learning

We should learn as if we were following someone whom we didn't want to lose, and he is running. - Confucius From Brian Johnson's Optimize podcast I was listening to today.

Lesson from History: Ancient cultures, philosophers and medical practices

I haven't had much time to blog recently due to my inability to manage time as efficiently as I would like to. So I am jumping on the opportunity to shoot two birds with one bullet by utilizing my homework assignment as another informative blog post. This one is for the first week of this online course I … Continue reading Lesson from History: Ancient cultures, philosophers and medical practices

Journal Of The Day: Beneficial metabolic adaptations due to endurance exercise training in the fasted state

Source: Journal of Applied Physiology Title: Beneficial metabolic adaptations due to endurance exercise training in the fasted state Authors: Van Proeyen K, Szlufcik K, Nielens H, Ramaekers M, Hespel P. Summary: The purpose of this study is to investigate if consistent training in a fasted state can stimulate adaptations in muscle cells to facilitate energy production … Continue reading Journal Of The Day: Beneficial metabolic adaptations due to endurance exercise training in the fasted state

Journal article Of The Day (JOTD)

Source: Kinesiology Review Title: Periodization Training from Ancient Precursors to Structured Block Models Author: Vladimir B. Issurin (Wingate Institute for Physical Education and Sport, Israel) This review article provided a short historical overview of the history of periodization. It turns out that the idea of periodization training for elite athletic performance has been around for thousands … Continue reading Journal article Of The Day (JOTD)

Book Spotlight: Bottom Line’s Top 20 Secret Reports of All Time

My Aunt is an avid reader so back at their place in Phoenix, the house is brimming with books. When I found their collection, it was as if I'd found TREASURE! Immediately I picked out a couple of books that interested me and this was one of them. I read 35 pages of this on the … Continue reading Book Spotlight: Bottom Line’s Top 20 Secret Reports of All Time

Scientific Strength

Scientific Strength is an innovative podcast that deconstructs the science of strength training, as well as health and fitness research. Learn how to improve training and performance with cutting edge research in the area of strength, health, fitness, and peak performance for today's athlete, coach, and the intelligent fitness enthusiast. Brought to you by Scott … Continue reading Scientific Strength