Training From Scratch (III) – Stability (1)

Stability training has been FUBAR-ed by ‘functional fitness’ and this post will level the ground so we can build a stable house later. (Around 5.700 words, estimated reading time: 27-30min)

The “Law of Irradiation”

Reactions to Part III of The Science and Bullshit of Lifting made me realize that there is more to ‘irradiation’ than I initially thought. (About 2.800 words, estimated reading time 12-15 min.)

On Bullshit [Short]

Before 1986, ‘bullshit’ was just another slang term for lies, nonsense, and exaggeration.

Training from Scratch (II) – Strength

Building on the theme of the first part of this series, this post looks at the benefits of strength training for longevity. (Around 3.500 words, estimated reading time: 15-18 minutes.)

Training from Scratch (I) – Cardio

Let’s take a hypothetical situation: you need to start training from scratch. What would you need to know, do right now, plan for the foreseeable future, and beyond that? Well, first, you should do your cardio.

The Magical 4 Minutes

Tabata™ promises the benefits of 1h of exercise in only 4′. Bullshit, or not?