Use Your Hook Grip When Things Get Heavy

People who put heavy weights onto a barbell have a love/hate relationship with the hook grip. On the plus side, the hook grip gives you a rock-solid grip and allows you to lift a lot of weight without having to death grip the bar. On the other side of the coin, you...

Sit Less, Live Longer – “Sitting is the new smoking”

It’s no secret that sitting is bad for your health. The problem is that, at least here in the USA, a lot of everyday work and life is centered on putting your butt in a chair and leaving it there for most of the day. While it’s easy to write an article about why we...

Is Your Training Killing Your Immune System?

While training certainly has more positive benefits than negatives, be aware that it can also send your immunity into a nosedive. The end of the year is a stressful time for many people (at least in the northern hemisphere) as the days get short, temperatures cool...