No matter what point you're trying to prove when it comes to health, you can probably find a study to back it up. And if there isn't already a study to back you up, there probably will be soon when some new research throws into doubt everything we thought we knew about health and fitness … Continue Reading ››
I wish I had started building Android apps two years before I did. Back then, there was such a dearth of apps that almost anything you put together would be pretty much a guaranteed hit. When I did land on the app development scene it wasn't quite too late: I actually managed to release the … Continue Reading ››
The cadence or rhythm of individual exercises is something that a lot of people don't give much thought to until they're a little more experienced and advanced in their training (even then, it only gets a cursory mention in most routines). This is a mistake, seeing as the timing of … Continue Reading ››
'Transhumanism' is an 'intellectual and cultural movement' that promotes the use of technology in order to advance the human condition. What this essentially means, is that a transhumanist is someone who believes we should use technology in order to give ourselves enhanced abilities – higher IQs, greater strength, longer lifespans, sharper senses… you name it. … Continue Reading ››
This is just a quick post where I'm going to share the results of some experimentation and ask a question I think a lot of people might have been wondering about. That question: 'can you get strong with just dynamic tension and self-resistance?'. Let's find out...
What is Self-Resistance/Dynamic Tension?Self-resistance is the process of providing resistance for your … Continue Reading ››
When looking at ways to improve our cognitive ability or enhance our mental states, there are a vast number of different factors to consider. On the one hand, we have the physical structure of the brain and the interconnected web of neurons – or the 'connectome' … Continue Reading ››
Becoming self-employed was one of the best decisions and achievements of my life. It has not only allowed me to live the lifestyle that I enjoy, but it has also helped me to improve other aspects of my life as well. Staying in shape is much easier for instance, when you don't have an hour's … Continue Reading ››
Here's an admission: I used to think that stretching was for little girls… I have always been interested in performance, strength and fitness, but for some reason flexibility just didn't appeal. The splits look cool, but are they really worth the hours of stretching? When you could be lifting? And I was especially sure of … Continue Reading ››
Hey guys, just a little motivation/experimentation for a Monday morning! Instead of a video workout, today I thought I'd try drawing a workout in comic book form. Hopefully it's a quick and colourful way to portray a routine. This one is a short and highly intense workout for biceps that should take about 30 minutes and leave … Continue Reading ››
Below is an ambitious and highly intense 33 minute workout I recently uploaded. This workout and video are a little different from my usuals though, so I recommend reading the below description first, then coming back to it...