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Should you trust most health information?

After years and years of reading books, listening to podcasts, watching videos, reading studies, I have come to the logical conclusion that most nutrition and fitness advice is garbage. Now having said that, that does not mean that there aren’t inferences you can make from the myriad information floating around online and in books in regards to health and exercise […]

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Little Joys Ch.44

This post is part of an ongoing challenge to share a little joy I have found each day of this year, and perhaps for the rest of my life. I hope you enjoy it! February 13th, 2020 As someone who truly believes sleep, a healthy relationship with food, and a lot of movement can be the difference between feeling like […]

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GeeksnBarbells Podcast Ep.2-Creativity and the effect environment has on it

At GeeksnBarbells, we delve into the creative world and how healthy living and mindset can maximize our potential, as well as just geeking out on gaming, anime, books, art, and the world of fitness and nutrition. In this episode, we explore the concept of creativity, and how our external and internal inputs, such as work spaces, personal life, and how […]

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Little Joys Ch.43

This post is part of an ongoing challenge to share a little joy I have found each day of this year, and perhaps for the rest of my life. I hope you enjoy it! February 12th, 2020 Sometimes we need to motivate the little child living inside ourselves to do better. It is so much easier to simply laze around, […]

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Fitness War Stupidity

For many years now, the interwebz have been host to war. A war between the different camps of fitness. Whether its the functional movement folks, the bodybuilders, the athletes, the list goes on and on as to how many groups want to exclaim how much better their form of training is compared to others. At the end of the day […]

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Little Joys Ch.32

This post is part of an ongoing challenge to share a little joy I have found each day of this year, and perhaps for the rest of my life. I hope you enjoy it! February 1st, 2020 We have created a culture where working ourselves to death goes hand in hand with laziness on a scale unheard of in the […]

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Little Joys Ch.8

This post is part of an ongoing challenge to share a little joy I have found each day of this year, and perhaps for the rest of my life. I hope you enjoy it! When sometimes I am reminded that the mechanics and shopkeepers stay in their shops not only all the forenoon, but all the afternoon too, sitting with […]

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Little Joys Ch.7

This post is  part of an ongoing challenge to share  a little joy I have found each day of this year, and perhaps for the rest of my life. Hope you enjoy! Pushing ourselves into difficult situations is never a comfortable feeling, when you add on the pleasure of a physical challenge, it can be downright painful. Having been traveling […]

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The toxicity of gaming culture

Many people will think this post is some man hating rant about how male toxicity is ruining the gaming industry. This simplistic idea is shared by a bunch of people who don’t understand biology nor how our environment affects us. Take a human being, someone who is already introverted and shy, stick them in a room alone, barely interacting with […]

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A holistic view of the body

For in everything that we do the body is useful; and in all uses of the body it is of great importance to be in as high a state of physical fitness as possible. -Socrates A holistic view of fitness would have to include not only the muscles and heart and bones like most training protocols do, but also the brain. We have to […]

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Focus on the basics Padawans

So many people, myself included, over-complicate matters when getting into fitness. People start worrying about whether they are doing the right kind of training, eating the right kinds of food, going to the gym as many days as they should be. But like all things, the only focus you should have when entering into something new is mastering the basics, […]

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Sleep and sleep some more

We live in a society with very little respect for sleep. I could go off on a rant and spout all the scientific reasons why you need to sleep and how it is incredibly important for the health of your brain and physical performance, but these points have been made over and over again by health professionals. At the end […]

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Don’t limit yourself to the gym

Human beings are one of the most versatile movers on this planet. We have the capacity to perform incredible feats through a host of diverse physical activities. So when I hear people say they don’t like to workout, I am a bit stumped. You are telling me that you don’t enjoy any kind of physical movement whatsoever? working out is […]

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Becoming a Nomadic tribe again

Humans, for countless generations, and still for many to this day, are nomadic creatures. Nature had a way of making most Humans plans for staying in one location for too long quite untenable, with hurricanes, droughts, floods , earthquakes and pestilence teaching us the hard way to move our lazy butts along to a new place. But as societies expanded […]