Beginning to Integrate Intra-Abdominal Pressure Generation into Movement

I recorded this video and never posted it here! If you’ve been working through my drills to promote diaphragmatic breathing, you’ll want to explore this drill next. Otherwise, you may find yourself capable of breathing diaphragmatically but still find limitations when you try to move or add load and can only generate IAP when you[…]

Progressive Calisthenics Instructor Certification Workshop, Feb 2017 Mountain View, CA

Two weekends ago, I attended the Progressive Calisthenics Instructor Certification (PCC) Workshop at Evolution Trainers in Mountain View, CA. When I heard that the PCC was coming to the SF Bay, I jumped at the chance to learn from the brothers, Al Kavadlo and Danny Kavadlo, who are famous on the internet for their amazing[…]

Strength Matters Kettlebell Certification Level 1: NYC Oct 21-23, 2016

It’s the beginning of September, and I ping Mark “Rif” Reifkind, my kettlebell coach and Chief Instructor of Strength Matters, on Facebook. I talk about the problems of my right arm press of 24kg, one of two last problem points as I head into the Strength Matters Kettlebell Certification. Of course, it degrades into defeatist[…]

The Carb Back Loading Update

Carb Back Loading has been giving me some pretty awesome results. Back on April 6, I measured myself with my Omron Body Monitor and got: Weight 157.6 lb Body fat 18.9% Muscle 38.8% Visceral fat 8% Today, June 25, nearly 3 months later, I got: Weight 149.8 lb Body fat 17.0% Muscle 39.7% Visceral fat[…]