Category Archive: Exercise

Jan 08

What Sport has the Fittest Athletes?

People often debate, what sport produces the fittest athletes? Is it cyclists, marathon runners, gymnasts, Cross-fitters? In order to properly answer this question we must define fitness, which is different than athleticism. Athleticism = Fitness + Coordination + Sport related Skills. Fitness = The ideal mix of endurance, strength, and flexibility. Some people may question …

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Nov 20

The 10-Minute Hotel Room Workout

Here is a simple workout that I came up with while staying in a tiny one room cabin in the middle of the woods during a meditation retreat. It requires very little space, and no exercise equipment. So it’s perfect for when you are traveling, only have a few minutes to spare, or can’t get …

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Oct 02

The Awakened Ape: The First Chapter

Here is the opening chapter to my upcoming book, The Awakened Ape: A Biohacker’s Guide to Evolutionary Fitness, Natural Ecstasy, and Stress-Free Living. Available for Pre-Order on Amazon Introduction The happiest people in the world don’t wear underwear. If they have clothes at all, it is either a simple sheath that covers their genitals or …

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Sep 29

The “I’m Naturally Fat” Myth

“It takes a lot of work for me to lose weight” “I’m a big person. If I just live normally, I gain weight. I have to be super strict with my diet and exercise if I want to be thin.” “As soon as I stop eating healthy and exercising, I balloon up” “It’s my genetics, …

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May 24

Scientifically Validated 7 minute Bodyweight Workout

Looking for a high intensity full body workout that you can do just about anywhere, anytime and you don’t need any fancy equipment? Here is a great one from the American College of Sports Medicine.   “The following is an example of a 12-station HICT program. All exercises can be done with body weight and …

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Sep 25

1 Mile Kettlebell Walk Challenge

I’m having a difficult time writing this blog post, my forearms are on fire.  Let me explain why..   My brother Dylan came up with an interesting exercise challenge. Grab your 55 pound Kettlebell and walk with it for a mile. I immediately realized how ancestral this exercise was. Our hunter-gatherer forefathers were constantly carrying …

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Aug 11

The Perfect Athletic Build

What is the perfect athletic build? In this post I will outline my thoughts on what the perfect athletic build is..and just as a hint of what’s to come..it’s probably not what you think it is.   What does the perfect body for all around athleticism look like?  Is it big and powerful like an …

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