The GSW series presents focused applications of Analytic Fitness™ with a 2.500-word cap (excluding theory and analysis, kept in asides and footnotes, with no set limit) for an estimated reading time under 15 minutes.
‘Functional’ exercise pays lip service to biomechanics but forgets about mechanical stability, and that’s too bad because you can’t spell ‘biomechanics’ without ‘mechanics’. (Around 3.600 words, estimated reading time 18-20 min.)
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)
This post applies the Analytic Fitness™ methodology to one of the most common and yet often useless questions in strength training in order to determine when it’s worth bothering.
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.)
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.