Articles | programming

Nate Moe | March 11, 2020

Over the last few years, I have seen many examples of how important strength training is for all people as we age. Strength training can help fight diabetes, muscle and bone loss, depression, and more importantly, it can preserve function and independence.

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Robert Santana, MS, RD, SSC | February 26, 2020

Let’s face it: we’ve gotten fatter over the last half century and at some point, the gym became the “cure.” The problem with this approach is that it is wrong, and it is wrong because it ignores some very important aspects of human physiology. 

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Jonathon Sullivan MD, PhD, SSC | January 22, 2020

[T]he ubiquity of pain most emphatically does not mandate or even recommend the passive acceptance of pain. Of all the ages of the history of man to have pain, you’re living in the best, because our options for the treatment or even ablation of pain are more diverse and more effective than ever before. 

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Robert Santana, MS, RD, SSC | January 15, 2020

Carbohydrates are perhaps the most misunderstood macronutrient. If I had to be a macronutrient, I’d probably be a carbohydrate. Since I am not, I’ll settle for being an author who defends their honor, palatability, and function in human physiology.

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Mark Rippetoe | January 08, 2020

"Like any medication that has the power to alter physiology, barbell training must be administered with attention paid to dosing – the amount and the schedule. It's damned hard to kill yourself with barbell training, and you'd have to be ignoring a lot of things if you ever even got close, but it's easy to get carried away and do too much, too often, with too much weight. The price paid is not death, but wasted time and potential." 

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