It’s time to train. You’re ready to get strong. You’re ready to get lean. It’s your hotness, and you want it now! Grab a kettlebell; swing it, squat it, row it. Set it down when it’s time to rest.
Do you want to GROW muscles, or SHOW muscles? It sounds like a trick question. You want to GROW muscles so you can SHOW them to EVERYONE! What I mean, is, when you’re setting your fitness goals, do your phrases include: I want a bigger chest; I want big arms; I want more muscle; I want to build muscle; I want a juicy booty. FUCK YEAH! Those are great goals! But there is a difference between working out and eating to GROW muscle, versus working out and eating to SHOW muscle (TWEET THAT SHIT!).
When seeking to kick some fitness ass, how we begin things matters.
by Stephanie Sine-Wilson, Ninja and Circus Girl
Who doesn’t love an evening at a jazz club in the village? Several years ago I visited Jules Bistro in the East Village to see a friend’s jazz combo swing the night away. At the end of the night, I decided to indulge my inner people watcher, and walk back to Penn. Hang a left at Broadway and I’d make it there eventually, right? I was in a people-watching trance until I reached the Federal Reserve and realized:
Recently, the Franchise Mark Fisher, shared a couple quick observations on why walking is so awesome. You can find that short but awesome article here if you haven’t already read it… In this article, Mark alludes to the wonderful benefits of walking as it relates to health. I could not agree more with him. In fact, He and …
In today’s installment of answering Ninja questions, we have a CLASSIC. This is an awesome question with absolutely no answer in a vacuum, as it depends on your training experience and goals.
Welcome to the first in a series of articles where I address fitness topics Ninjas have asked about. Today I’ll address the role of walking and time-based considerations in the pursuit of fitness glory.
Part 2 of a now 4-part series (Due to the breadth of this topic, this has been made into a 4 part series instead of 3)
In the first article of this series, we discussed some of the philosophical realities of why optimal breathing might be a “magic” potion when dealing with stressors. Today, I’m going to dig way deeper into the specifics of this philosophy by exploring the nervous system/brain-stress connection. First though, I’d like to make a comment or two on the idea of “optimality,” a qualification towards human anatomical commonalities and differences.
Part 1 of a 3-part series