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The #1 Downside of Fitness Research

Ah…..nothing like hanging out on my couch on a cool Fall day with a fresh cup of Kick-Ass dark coffee post AM routine (red light, RPR, neuro rehab drills,...

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Dark Beer, Saunas, and Contrast Therapy …in the name of gainZ

One of the comments I got from the BEER-HIIT study article I referenced about beer consumption around training was: nonsense since “everybody knows” that anyone who is serious about...

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The Ready State Podcast Discusses Flex Diet with Dr Kelly and Juliet Starrett

Check out The Ready State Podcast I did with Dr. Kelly Starrett and his wonderful wife Juliet all about the Flex Diet! >> The Ready State Podcast w Dr. Mike...

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HRV as a Tool to Measure the Long-Term Cost of Training

Are you training harder at the cost of your health and overall energy level? Yes, you will have days where it’s harder to get to the gym and pick...

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The Trifecta of Recovery – Can you guess it?

You know that you need to train in order to get dem’ gainZ, but what then? Boring big basics here are best for recovery. Yawn… …before you tune out,...

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Fire and Ice – How Extremes Help You Reduce Stress

Earlier this year, when gathering in confined spaces was still a thing, I spent a few days in Northern MN at a “Fire and Ice” retreat at the Points...

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My #1 Most HATED Recovery Tip

What’s my most hated recovery tip? You may be guessing it is some horrible cold water immersion or boring AF treadmill work. Good guess, but nope. My #1 recovery...

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Control Your Response to Stress…Kryptonite to your Gainz

During this time when everything is “different” than life before COVID  19, every chance I’ve had to think and talk about managing stress . . I take it. We...

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Why you do NOT need motivation to train like pro

There I said it. I am not a fan of motivation. I am not against motivation; I don’t count on it – either with my training or with clients who train...

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Muscle for Life podcast – HRV to Improve Recovery & Training

*from Muscle for Life podcast. Incredibly honored to be interviewed by Mike Matthews on Muscle for Life podcast about one of my all time fav topics, HRV. Even though...