Longevity fitness

Adapting a training technique from Olympic Lifting for power training: The two rep set

Adapting a training technique from Olympic Lifting for power training: The two rep set Over decades of power training, I have found that there is a tendency to divide workouts into conditioning training using high rep sets with lighter weights and those where you work...

Fitness and Longevity: The Long Game

The Long Game: Fitness and Longevity News stories about research on technological breakthroughs that may extend life have been appearing lately. MIT Technology Review reported on a Swiss conference for ultra rich investors where all manner of life extension devices...

Perfecting Mistakes: The Impact of Learning by Rote

Perfecting Mistakes: The Impact of Learning by Rote Like many of you I often observe people working out in a gym and wonder how the hell they can manage to blunder through so many exercises with such atrocious form. Mostly I ignore what others are doing, but often...

A Different Type of New Years Resolution

A Different Type of New Years Resolution First blog of 2023. Monday was a holiday because there were bowl games on TV. It is now January 3. In the general population perhaps half of the New Years resolutions made with earnest enthusiasm a scant 48 hours ago are now...

Staying fit and having a high quality of life: low tech works best

Staying fit and having a high quality of life: low tech works best Among the articles that I read this week was one in MIT Technology Review about the massive program in Saudi Arabia to extend human life span. There was also one about a longevity investors conference...

Longevity Research: Some Hard Questions

Longevity Research: Some Hard Questions Longevity research has gotten a lot of news coverage lately in part because Saudi Arabia has announced plans to spend a billion dollars a year on extending life. The bozo press has routinely concocted stories about amazing...

Turning 82 and Still Powerlifting

Reflections on turning 82 and still powerlifting I turned 82 this past week and am getting ready to participate in Bull Stewarts August 20 Bench Press-Deadlift meet at Alki Beach in Seattle. That sounds strange even to me. Im truly blessed to still be able to lift...

Mini Practice: Stealth opportunities for valuable strength building

Mini Practice: Stealth opportunities for valuable strength building Most of us make a clear distinction between the time when we are doing our workouts and all the other time in the day. Time in the gym (or wherever) is when you focus on physical training. At other...

Fitness Metrics: Stick to what is important

Fitness Metrics: Stick to what is important The fitness market is awash in apps that promise miracle results through providing a huge amount of physiological data about the user. Any activity that can be monitored is recorded. Realtime information on physical...