Pushing Training Frequency and Recovery Part II

Part I of this series mainly covered my reasons for an increase in squatting. This part will cover the rest of my training. Enjoy. I'm deadlifting 2 times per week. Going pretty light on one day doing sumo deadlifts as fast as I can for multiple singles one day and the other day working my way up to a nice and heavy single. I'm lucky in the way that deadlifting doesn't give me crazy muscle soreness. For instance Jamie Lewis who is an absolute beast doesn't squat often because it leaves him a sore wreck for days after. If I still deadlifted with a conventional stance, I'd be sore as hell for days after as well. Sumo doesn't make me sore, therefore I deadlift often. Heck, last week I did…
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Pushing Training Frequency and Recovery Part I

I'm going to get part II of my piece on Carbohydrates up next week. For this week I just want to cover a few things I've been tinkering with on the training front that have been a complete opposite to the methods I've used for pretty much the entirety of my weight training career. I've had a few clients and other people ask me what my training looks like, so here it is. I will go over training frequency and recovery. **After writing this, I realized it was way too long. So I'll be releasing it in two parts.** I've been training 6-9x per week over the past month. It's been an excellent experience and it's highly unlikely that I'll go back to what I was doing before (unless time…
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Are Diets High In Carbohydrates Making You Fat? Part I

[caption id="attachment_787" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Are these to blame for your current waistline?"][/caption] I wanted to cover a few examples of diets differing in carbohydrate composition on our body composition and bio markers of health. Part I will go over a few diets that are high in carbohydrates, and we'll examine what these diets had on body composition and blood work. Part II will cover a few misconceptions that may be leading individuals to believe that carbohydrate are the evil carbohydrate that is causing the obesity epidemic. Is it even possible to be lean, or to even lose weight on a high carbohydrate diet? These questions will be answered. Let's first look at the Okinawan diet. This diet was composed of 85% carbohydrate, 9% protein and 6% fat. "Wow these people…
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