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We all want quick fixes. Who wouldn't? Unfortunately, mounds of research indicate that there aren't any quick fixes when it comes to health. Most people (over 90%) who lose weight via a fitness program or diet plan gain it back within a few years. The only way to become your healthiest self (which isn't about weight) is to make changes to your lifestyle. Our hope is to provide educational and inspiring content that will help you make many small choices that lead to a healthy lifestyle over time. We look forward to your engagement and feedback!


For men, having enough testosterone is about more than being macho or "ripped," it's about health and quality of life. Testosterone is a hormone (a cellular messenger) that plays a vital role in bone density, red blood cell production, mental acuity...
Should you use weight lifting straps for exercises like dead lifts, pull-downs, rows, and pull-ups? The answer is yes. Personally, I wish I would have known about weight lifting straps when I first started lifting... Weight lifting straps aren't the wimpy way out and they aren't cheating. Straps simply help you target the muscles you are trying to target. While grip strength is important, the main point of compound exercises like the dead lift isn't to develop stronger hands, it's to build strong leg, core, and back muscles...
Our ancestors practiced this ancient exercise on a regular basis, lifting stones and logs for shelter and other survival activities, but now we rarely do it as part of daily life.
Whether weight-lifting or loving my family, excellence requires a giving of self, risk, the chance of failure.
Exercise enthusiasts may pose the question, “does the deadlift build muscle?” The short answer is yes, and to a noteworthy degree...