2 More Squat Myths That Need to Die

  Welcome back! In the last post I discussed 2 classic rules that are commonly applied to squats and why these rules may need to bend, or even break when it comes to doing body weight squats as nature intended. So let’s keep this party rock’n with 2 more squat …

The Fit Rebel2 More Squat Myths That Need to Die

2 Squat Myths That Need to Die

The squat is one of those moves that I have long held a love / hate relationship with. On one hand I love having strong legs and the feeling of tension surging through my body in a big powerful way. On the other hand, I hated having that damn barbell …

The Fit Rebel2 Squat Myths That Need to Die

You Can’t Make Gains Until You Give

Our fitness culture loves to tell you that if you want to make gains then you must consume some sort of product or service. You need to buy the magazine, the equipment, the gadgets, the supplements and the clothes. You need the trainer, the gym membership and the coaching. All …

The Fit RebelYou Can’t Make Gains Until You Give

No, It Doesn’t “All Depend on Your Goals”

  Many debates within our fitness culture are supposedly settled with the argument that each option has it’s merits but it all depends on your goals. This sort of argument drives me crazy for a number of reasons. – It doesn’t actually help anyone. – It’s often used to justify …

The Fit RebelNo, It Doesn’t “All Depend on Your Goals”
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A Rant on Learning New Diet & Exercise Information

Okay; I know knowledge is power, and that the more you know the more you grow, but I’m starting to wonder if this whole learning thing is a little over rated when it comes to fitness. For starters there’s that whole paralysis by analysis thing. You  know, when you consume …

The Fit RebelA Rant on Learning New Diet & Exercise Information
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4 Of the Most Twisted & Wrong Ideas in Fitness

Ideas that can make our beliefs just like this This is a collection of ideas that did me no good whatsoever when I held them. If anything, they hurt more than they helped. Idea #1: It’s you vs you Here’s the thing. You simply cannot fight yourself and win. When …

The Fit Rebel4 Of the Most Twisted & Wrong Ideas in Fitness
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When Healthy Diets Attack!

  In a land of highly processed and super salty foods, is it possible to take healthy eating too far? I know many may say no, but I for one certainly did take things too far at one point in my life. Here’s a story to kind of put excessive …

The Fit RebelWhen Healthy Diets Attack!
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Why I Don’t Car About My Metabolism

I don’t care about 99% of the stuff I’m supposed to focus on when it comes to diet and exercise. At the same time, I tend to focus on priorities that most folks just glace over. I believe this is one of the biggest reasons why I have such a …

The Fit RebelWhy I Don’t Car About My Metabolism
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Is Exercise Science All A Myth?

An interesting paper recently came out putting years of strongly held exercise beliefs into question. Whether or not the paper is true is not much of a concern for me. However I do see this paper as the possible spark to set off a whole new revolution within our fitness …

The Fit RebelIs Exercise Science All A Myth?