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An Odd Sense of Relief
Thursday, December 16th, 2010 by Andrew Heffernan
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Last Monday--as on nearly every Monday for the last year or so--I attended an aikido class, at the end of which we did an exercise called randori, in which multiple attackers approach and attempt to throw a single student, one at a time. When you're in the center of it, it's an e... Read more
Audio Interview: Lou Schuler on 'New Rules of Lifting for Abs"
Thursday, December 9th, 2010 by Andrew Heffernan
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CLICK THIS LINK FOR ANDREW'S INTERVIEW WITH LOU SCHULER -- New Rules Inteview Yesterday I had the privilege of chatting with Lou Schuler link to our interview is above, whom readers of this blog will remember as your original Male Pattern Fitness host. You'll also probably know h... Read more
Creating an Anabolic Environment
Wednesday, November 24th, 2010 by Andrew Heffernan
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I was chatting with Eric Cressey the other day for an article I'm writing on an unrelated topic, and he said something in passing which isn't relevant to my article but was interesting nonetheless. I asked him whether he thought that the fitness axiom that it takes a muscle 48 ho... Read more
Creating an Anabolic Environment
Wednesday, November 24th, 2010 by Andrew Heffernan
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I was chatting with Eric Cressey the other day for an article I'm writing on an unrelated topic, and he said something in passing which isn't relevant to my article but was interesting nonetheless. I asked him whether he thought that the fitness axiom that it takes a muscle 48 ho... Read more
Do Some People Just...NOT Respond to Exercise?
Wednesday, November 17th, 2010 by Andrew Heffernan
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There's a blog today in the New York Times in which the author discusses the possibility that some people just plum don't respond to exercise. Interesting read. I looked over the abstract I can't access the full thing, and it's hard to tell exactly what the parameters of the stud... Read more
Don't Walk "The Walk"
Thursday, November 11th, 2010 by Andrew Heffernan
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I went to graduate school in theater, where I first picked up an interest in the subtleties of human movement to complement my interest in sport, athleticism, and training. One of the professors in the program was a chap named Dr. Richard Nichols, a Noh theater expert and lifetim... Read more
Don't Walk "The Walk"
Thursday, November 11th, 2010 by Andrew Heffernan
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I went to graduate school in theater, where I first picked up an interest in the subtleties of human movement to complement my interest in sport, athleticism, and training. One of the professors in the program was a chap named Dr. Richard Nichols, a Noh theater expert and lifetim... Read more
A 'Radical' Fitness Guy
Wednesday, November 10th, 2010 by Andrew Heffernan
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Through a friend of mine, Stacy Barrows, I stumbled across this guy, whose words about "What's Missing From Conventional Fitness" I find interesting. Edward Yu is a trainer and Feldenkrais practitioner and his site is well worth a visit Read more
Introducing the Schitzophonic
Monday, November 8th, 2010 by Andrew Heffernan
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In a recent post on his site, Frank Forencich who I wrote about here, uses the term "schizophonic" to describe a person who always needs an iPod to work out, walk, drive...exist. Forencich makes the argument that this disconnection between what you're hearing and your e... Read more
Cosgrove says, Change Your Water
Thursday, October 28th, 2010 by Andrew Heffernan
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I like this. It's from Alwyn Cosgrove, who has a new book co-written with former MPF host, Lou Schuler coming out in a couple of months that I got a sneak peak at. Good stuff. Anyway, the below is a quick reflection on environment If you keep goldfish or other tropical fish as pe... Read more
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