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My training journey so far...

January is a good time to reflect on my training, and the journey its taken over the years. My initial entrance into the world of exercise was in the free weights section of the gym when I was about 16 years old. 420 more words


Occasional comfort, moments of magic

Or, a weekend with Robert Downey Jr Tom Weksler

I wasn’t sure if it was so glaringly obvious that it would be crass to mention it (except to my wife, who knows not to expect any better), or if I was the only one seeing it but, particularly when he grins, Tom Weksler seems like the spitting image of RDJr. 1,552 more words

Ido Portal

3 strategies to develop work capacity

A crucial principle in your physical development is progressive overload. Mark Rippetoe shares this story on Starting Strength, where somebody went out at midday for 3 months to take the sun for 5 minutes. 441 more words

Strength (gymnastics And Weightlifting)


My wife, and partner in movement adventures, Anoushka, and I were on our way to Turku, again. It’s become a ritual in the last few years – we go to Turku for Ido Portal’s seminars. 1,715 more words

Fitness & Primal Lifestyle

Conor Mcgregor vs Nate Diaz - What we should take away from the fight.

A few things come to mind when watching the highly anticipated rematch of McGregor vs Diaz. First, is my overwhelming desire for McGregor to get the victory he so eagerly desires. 279 more words


Movement matters

Over the last few years, one word has become super “hip” within the field of health and fitness: movement. It is a word that has always been around, but that has now become the symbol of a new paradigm. 983 more words

Care For The Body

What is movement?

Lately movement has been gaining strength as a new tendency in the physical world. After having experienced trends like Zumba, TRX and Bootcamps, it is normal to feel that it is just another one of those things that becomes a mania and then fades away. 1,892 more words