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Better Lifting Performance (rarely discussed tip)

Lifting performance is the unheralded key to both body comp and adding lean body mass/muscle, especially as you get older. I am 46 years old now and I really wish someone would have pulled my eel-shaped 6'3" 155 lb carcass to the curb almost 30 years ago and told me this method. Not sure

2021-07-26T18:18:09+00:00July 12th, 2021|Articles|0 Comments

S2_EP_46_Overcoming Our Limits with Iron Tamer David Whitley

This week my good friend Iron Tamer David Whitley joins me on the podcast for an in-depth discussion on his experience with cold water exposure and the Wim-Hoff method. David proves we are capable of overcoming environmental and psychological limits to improve our lives. EPISODE

2021-06-02T18:22:30+00:00June 2nd, 2021|Flex Diet Podcast|0 Comments

S2_EP_45_Review of Cold Water Immersion

Today’s episode covers a newly-published narrative review on cold water immersion (CWI) and its effect on hypertrophy and performance. Episode Notes: Narrative review in Frontiers in Sports and Active Living What is CWI? How does CWI affect muscle hypertrophy? What are the caveats? Muscle fiber

2021-06-02T18:03:42+00:00June 2nd, 2021|Flex Diet Podcast|0 Comments

Why Getting Cold This Winter Is A Good Idea on the Wise Traditions Podcast

We are often insulated from our environment. In the winter, we warm our homes. In the summer, we cool them. But we may be unintentionally harming our health by not challenging our bodies to deal with the ambient temperature. A panel of experts today explains how we can benefit from cold therapy, offering practical first

2020-11-26T16:15:26+00:00November 26th, 2020|Articles, Podcasts|0 Comments

The 4 Aspects of Physiologic Flexibility

Hola from S. Padre TX where the wind is supposed to come up soon, I hope. All the more to kiteboard in then! In the meantime, I wanted share a video with you today where I break down the concept of Physiologic Flexibility into the 4 specific systems and actual interventions –aka, what do you

2020-11-19T18:47:17+00:00November 19th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Cold water post lifting – Why I did it wrong

Today after my upper body lifting session of axle bench press, trap bar deadlifts and some accessory rows with mechanical drop sets, pressdowns, axle curls, cable rows with the rolling thunder handle, and neck isometrics, I hopped into my freezer filled with 47 F cold water. Wait.....isn't there data to show that doing cold water

2021-02-05T16:38:20+00:00August 11th, 2020|Articles, Uncategorized|0 Comments
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