Lessons from Training, For Training

In my brief stint of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (it’s kind of like submission wrestling) the coaches used to tell us not to “muscle through” the drills in training – that is to say we should be able to rely on … Read More

On the myth of “fitness excuses”

If anyone tries to tell you that you’re just “making excuses” for not going to the gym because you tell them you don’t have enough time, please remind them that saying ‘yes’ to anything means saying ‘no’ to something else. … Read More

How to love running

Of all the exercises I discuss with my personal training clients, the one which most frequently elicits an adverse response is running. When I mention running, a lot of people stiffen up, or even physically turn away. People tell me … Read More