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Gear failure

When training for a big upcoming backpacking trip, it’s a good idea to test out your gear ahead of time.

That way when things go afowl, you’re not in a pickle out on the trail. 565 more words


The 10% Rule

The 10% rule is one of the most important principles for consistent, injury-free training for distance runners. The body (and mind) needs rest and recovery to adapt to new stresses from workouts, and reasonable mileage increases ensure positive adaptation, and reduce the risk of overuse injuries. 745 more words


The Top 3 Things Physical Therapy School taught me about being a Strength Coach

Mark Clevenger

Over the last 3 years I’ve had the unique experience during Physical Therapy School (PT) of simultaneously operating part-time as a freelance strength coach for Olympic Weightlifting, Strongman, and Powerlifting. 1,260 more words


Pygmy Goats: A Must-Have on Any Homestead

Have you ever thought about growing your homestead by adding goats but decided against it due to the wear and tear of fencing? Well, how about pygmy goats? 947 more words

Group pushes lifestyle medicine

It is now well-established that effective and sustained lifestyle intervention is the foundation of treatment in practically all major prevalent medical problems like cardiovascular diseases, chronic lung problems, diabetes and cancer. 703 more words



What a difference a couple of years can make when you know what to expect! This year I may have been a little lax in posting on this blog (it will change in the next few weeks that’s for sure), but the same cannot be said for the training. 983 more words