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The question should not be, why are you on a plant based diet but rather why are you not on a plant based diet?                                                                                                                                                                                                                 – James “Lightning” Wilks .If there was one podcast to listen to (or watch) this year, this Rich Roll interview with James ‘Lightning’ Wilks is undoubtedly THE one.  Rich and… Read More

Sept 1st, 2010. Wednesday, 60 Rep workout, Weeks 1&3

GORILLA LIKE… Sunday August 8th 2010, Starting Stats 208lbs 7.4% Body Fat Week 1 209.8lbs,  6.9% Body Fat.  Week 2 210lbs 6.9% Body Fat. Week 3 213lbs  7.5% Body Fat Overview Alright, after yesterdays workout I am surprisingly feeling great today.  I am a bit sore all over but nothing too bad.  Yoga practice this… Read More

STOP with the CRUNCHES Already! Part 6

Overview According to Dr. Stuart McGill, professor of spine biomechanics at the University of Waterloo (Waterloo, ON, Canada), “The traditional sit-up imposes approximately 730 pounds of compression on the spine.” (McGill, 88)  This fact alone is enough to convince me to stay far away from crunches and all of its variations. Unfortunately, Back extensions aren’t… Read More