Can Lifting Weights Stunt My Child’s Growth

                I teach a kid’s fitness and fun camp.  When I tell parents about that class, one of the questions I often receive (spoken or unspoken) is: Can lifting weights stunt my child’s growth?  Let me do my best to answer that question as clearly as I can.                 There is no evidence that lifting weights can stunt a child’s…

Gorilla vs Grizzly: Who Wins?

Who would win: A Silverback Gorilla vs a Grizzly Bear There are a lot of potentially awesome animal battles out there: Jaguar vs Anaconda; Man vs Wolf; Tiger vs Crocodile.  One battle that keeps popping up is a Grizzly vs a Silverback Gorilla, who wins? This topic was even recently featured on Joe Rogan’s Podcast.                 I am always amazed…

All-Time Records

All-Time Records

The Arnold expo happened recently and scrolling through my social media feed I saw several incredible lifts including a few new all-time world records.  In my book All About Powerlifting I listed the All-Time World Records for each lift but it has been a few years and some of them have changed.  In addition I thought it would be cool…

The Feel Good, Kick Ass Program

The Feel Good, Kick Ass Program

This program isn’t for everybody.  This program was set-up for a reasonably specific subset of the lifting population.  It was created for those that meeting the following criteria: You are older than 30 You have been training a reasonably long time (5 years for sure, 2+ decades is more common) You are more focused on fitness and less focused on…