Mastering Your Body Weight

Al Kavadlo 2-Man Flag

Author: Al Kavadlo While there’s no such thing as true mastery, it’s great to strive for ideals as long as we realize they are just that–something to reach for. On the road to superior fitness, it is good to have a sense of your place so you can determine the logical way to progress. In gymnastics (which is just a highly advanced style of body-weight training) skills are generally ranked A through F, with A skills being the easiest. … Read more

The Best Versions of Us

Author: Melissa Joulwan I’ve had a weight loss goal since I was 13 years old. That’s almost 30 years of living with a number hanging over my head. From Weight Watchers summer camp to the rice diet to Kathy Smith’s Fat Burning Plan to Weight Watchers to the Zone to Paleo – with aerobics videos and step aerobics and triathlons and boxing and Roller Derby and half marathons and CrossFit along the way. My motivations … Read more

The Economics of Performance, Health and Longevity

Robb Wolf and Nicki Violetti

Written by Robb Wolf Most folks that know me will not be surprised if I say “Hi, My name is Robb Wolf, I’m a geek.” My name is in fact Robb Wolf, and yes, I am a geek. Most folks (other than my wife) might be surprised if I say “Hi, I’m Robb, I’m super lazy.” Now, people might be surprised by this because I do a fair amount of blogging, podcasting, traveling, tweeting and … Read more