Category Archives for Strength & Muscle

To Maximize Strength and Minimize Injury Risk, Follow This Rule

Estimated read time: 3 to 4 minutes The Champions tour used to be known as the “Seniors” tour but apparently “seniors” wasn’t the best description. Me either. When does that happen

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How to Rejuvenate Your Legs

There’s some disagreement about when “older” happens but just about all the experts agree that after the age of 65, most people will experience shrinking muscles. And, smaller muscles

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Why Do We Grunt More As We Get Older?

We’ve all had something like this happen. You drop something on the floor. Something small, insignificant. Like a pen. So you bend down to pick it up and as you return to upright, a primal, monosyllabic

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The Day I Hit a Surgeon

“A rose is a rose is a rose is a rose.” – Gertrude Stein I stood in the hallway of my office having a conversation with an orthopedic surgeon. We had just finished giving a lecture on

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The Exercise Mistake That Nearly Everyone Makes

  “Don’t let the perfect be the enemy of the good.” – Voltaire When it comes to exercise, moving with proper form is important. Proper exercise form helps reduce the risk of

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Two Exercises, No Gym Required, To Boost Longevity

  As a “guru” I consider it my job to tell you things you need to know; things that can change your life or the path you’re on. You may not want to know what I have to share but

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Strong Men Live Longer

Cardio has been the centerpiece of a “healthy” lifestyle promoted by Conventional Wisdom. As long as you walk, jog, cycle, swim, or trudge on an elliptical or treadmill, etc you’re doing

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How to Boost Your Leg Strength in 10 Minutes

  Who doesn’t need stronger legs? For you and me, leg strength is one of the things you must have if you want an active, vibrant life. Without adequate leg strength, your joints suffer, your

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Master This Movement For A Stronger You

This article is about how to use the squat as a drill to improve trunk, hip, and leg strength. Take my advice and get this down before you try adding much weight to the movement. The extra weight will

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