Posts from category Exercise/Movement

  • The Revolution is Coming: My Conversation with Josh Trent

    Happy Tuesday everybody! I warned you that this would be a HUGE podcast week for me, and it is! Today marks the debut of a three-hour conversation I had at Heaven House with Josh Trent, host of Wellness Force Radio, […]

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  • Variable Depth, Variable Speed Training

    When I became the trainer of the U.S. Army Boxing team back in the 80s, I implemented weightlifting as part of their conditioning, yet many boxers and coaches expressed a lot of fears about it. In their experience, almost every […]

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  • Length Force Relationships and the Biceps Curl

    This week, I’d like to talk about something I’ve touched on, maybe once or twice in the past few years on my blog. It’s a concept I learned from Jerry Telle, an exercise scientist I worked with years ago. In […]

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  • The Ghost in The Machine

    CHEK Faculty Member Matt Wallden and I recently published a paper — The ghost in the machine: Is musculoskeletal medicine lacking soul? — in the Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies. This is a very important article, especially in the […]

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  • Gym Time Part 2: How Much Is Ideal?

    Last week, in part one of this short series on gym time, I talked about how much time you should ideally be spending in the gym, in order to best handle the stress of exercise, and also discusses the yin […]

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  • Gym Time Part 1: How Much is Ideal?

    Today, I’d like to talk about gym time, specifically how much is enough. There’s a lot of controversy about that subject and, as usual, plenty of research but much of it is conflicting. That’s typical for the scientific community. My […]

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