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Depression Resources

If you haven't already, watch my seven-minute speech on depression.  The number of people who've watched it and spoken to their family to establish a dialogue on mental health or gotten help themselves is inspiring to me.  Mental health is…

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Slow Lifting (1 of 4): Definition and Motivation

What is Slow Lifting? How can you trigger muscle growth in less than 2 minutes? Find a moderate weight.Pick up the weight.Lift the weight slowly. Click this slow lift video link if the videos below aren't displaying. https://youtu.be/LZJQN6_qxoo Not enough…

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This Is A Diagram Of The Rep Timing For A Slow Lift.

Slow Lifting (2 of 4): Exercise Protocol

Introduction Read Part 1 for more context on what slow lifting is and why you might want to use this exercise protocol. Read the Sample Workouts below for what I used when Slow Lifting or substitute your own exercises. Read…

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Slow Lifting (3 of 4): Eating Protocol

Introduction Read Part 1 for more context on what slow lifting is and why you might want to use this exercise protocol.  Read Part 2 for how to lift slowly during your weight training workouts. Read the Primary Nutrition Changes section…

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Slow Lifting (4 of 4): Results

Introduction Read Part 1 for more context on what slow lifting is and why you might want to use this exercise protocol.  Read Part 2 for how to lift slowly during your weight training workouts.  Read Part 3 for ideas…

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Depression

Depression Posts Speech - Eyes on the Situation Seven-minute speech on my story. If you check out one link, click this one. The Long Story Twenty-plus minute read with more gory details than the speech. 5 Power Ups to Battle…

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Tabata

Story I bobbed and weaved through five years of working sixty hours a week without gaining weight or losing my fitness level.  You may have even less free time due to work, family, or other responsibilities.   If you're time-poor and…

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Double the individuality

    What does it take to take to distinguish yourself?   Standing out in a crowd is hard enough individually.   Now imagine there are two of you.     A copy.  A clone.  A counterpart.   Riding solo…

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6 Stretches for Walking or Waiting in Line

Introduction How can you improve your flexibility and feel looser and more relaxed in five minutes while you're on the move? Try Walking Mobility.  I’m that guy that uses his shopping cart as a stretching device at the supermarket.  You…

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Habit – Sprints

    Introduction How do you improve cardio, strength, and insulin sensitivity with no equipment in ten minutes or less?   SPRINTS!   When you’re time constrained or lack equipment, run like a cheetah from a lion to reap major health…

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