Hey Rebels! It’s only ~6 months late… But I finished my quasi-yearly training and chow update! What’s new in my training and food? Am I on HRT? If so, what am I doing? How did my experiment with a myostatin inhibitor go? You can find all that in My Training update which is available in… Continue Reading
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The Healthy Rebellion Manifesto
“The only way to deal with an unhealthy world is to become so absolutely healthy that your very existence is an act of rebellion.” —The Healthy Rebellion (adapted from Albert Camus) The Healthy Rebellion is a new community. A new network of like-minded people. I created The Healthy Rebellion (THR) to bring together the people… Continue Reading
What Is Hydration? (Part 1)
This will be part 1 of a multi-part series for everyone, but in particular, the USA Weightlifting community. If one were to look for a topic that most people agree upon in performance athletics, hydration might be one of the few topics that does not produce a fistfight or an interaction that looks… Continue Reading
3 Simple Ways To Live Better, Now.
Our world is busy. The To Do list is perpetual. And it seems like the last thing on said list is to take care of your body and health—which is quite messed up for many reasons. But that’s what our society places value on! Since we likely leave little time to give back to ourselves,… Continue Reading
Electrolyte Imbalance: Symptoms & How to Fix It
Electrolytes are naturally occurring chemical compounds that play a crucial role in human physiology because of their ability to carry an electrical charge. Biologically speaking, electrolytes contribute to a wide variety of vital processes because they separate into positively and negatively charged ions when dissolved in a polar solvent like water. These ions, in turn,… Continue Reading
10 & 2 Q: Workout Recovery: Sauna vs Ice Bath
Do you DREAD ice baths but power through in the sake of recovery? Or maybe you’ve considered doing them but are too scared to dip your little toe in a tub as cold as Antarctica… In this week’s 10 and 2 Q I go into the research on hydrotherapy for training recovery. As well as,… Continue Reading
Does Fasting Lead To Great Body Composition?
Recently, someone on the interwebz told me they’d started fasting…and had gotten low thyroid/adrenal fatigue…so what should they do?? This video is my response to that… and all the other new health trends: If you start doing the “new thing to do” but I ask “Why are you doing X?” and you say “I don’t… Continue Reading
10 & 2 Qs: Is There A Thing As ‘Too Much Sodium’?
If you’ve been following me lately, you’ll know that I’m PREACHING the power of sodium supplementation for a low-carb way of eating…That means keto or even paleo—especially if you’re a hard-charging athlete. But all these years, we’ve been told the salt is bad for you. Raises blood pressure, causes bloat, increases burden on your heart,… Continue Reading
10 & 2 Qs: Keto: Carbs for High Intensity
Do you train a SUPER hard or do high intensity activity frequently? Something like Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, CrossFit, Muay Thai… Are you keto or low-carb? For most people, it’s hard to say ‘yes’ to both questions… why? Even if you want to be super low-carb or follow a ketogenic diet, if you’re pushing your body… Continue Reading
Luci Meets a Powerlifter (Children’s Book)
Guest post written by: Joseph Szymanek Can introducing kiddos to a fringe sport like powerlifting help save Western society from chronic illness? I think so! Using “MOVEMENT AS MEDICINE” kiddos and adults can begin to solve tremendously difficult problems in their lives and within their communities. The key here is perking folks’ curiosity by… Continue Reading
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