The Fitness “Info” Paralysis Effect

Once upon a time on January 1st…. It’s that time of year. The magical, almost mythical time when resolutions are made with conviction. Conviction that, “this time, I’m gonna see it through.” And that’s the end of the story. You all know the typical end. Fitness and...

You’re Right Sometimes, but You’re Always Wrong

I’m not Mr. Right. I’m Mr. Right Now. You’ve heard that phrase before. You’ve heard that phrase when it comes to finding the perfect relationship, job, house and so on. It’s not perfect, but it will do for now. It will do for this moment in time… but not in the...

How much time should you spend prepping for your workout?

“I’ll see ya in a half hour, I have to prep myself for our workout!” How much time should you spend prepping for your workout? Once upon a time, like 5 years ago, you couldn’t get ANYONE to do any targeted warm up for their workouts. Outside of a little treadmill...

But, But, But…the Research Says So!

“Science, my lad, is made up of mistakes, but they are mistakes which it is useful to make, because they lead little by little to the truth.” -Jules Verne (A Journey to the Center of the Earth) Yeah, but the research says…… Fact: After 10,000 hours or so in the lab...

The Power of Believing in Someone

Once upon a time, a researcher named Robert Rosenthal conducted a study. In that study, he gave a disguised IQ test to children in an elementary school in California. Following the test, the teachers of these students were informed by Rosenthal that some students...