How to Achieve Your First One-Arm Push Up

The one-arm push up is a great expression of strength, tension, and balance. Many strong athletes are not able to do it. But this article wills hare tips that can help you join the one-arm push-up club. There are many examples of one-arm push ups on YouTube and in...

How to Avoid Cargo Cult Science in Fitness Literature

When it comes to research in the fields of nutrition and strength and conditioning, most studies report their findings as being “significant” or not. What this means is: did the intervention work or not? But these fields lag behind other important sciences where...

Living a 1940s Lifestyle to Build 21st Century Fitness

Many people discuss being paleo, but I only know a few who actually live a paleo lifestyle. Becca and Winslow Jenkins have multiple egg-laying hens and forage, hunt, and fish for food. Eric Frohardt hunts large and small game in the Colorado mountains with a bow. He...

What Housekeepers Can Teach Us About Weight Loss

In a previous article, I discussed how taking a placebo can improve performance. For example, taking a supplement, which contains no active ingredients, helps athletes perform better. The placebo effect is dependent on what we perceive the substance will do. The...