Can stretching make your gut smaller?
We all know, a lean, strong stomach is a sign of being in terrific shape. But how do you get a lean stomach? Is it just a matter of losing fat?
The surprising answer is: no, it's not just about your bodyfat.
I’ve seen many clients who had the same level of body fat, yet one had a big gut and the other didn’t.
I’ve also even seen skinny...
How to have a straight back: your guide to good posture
Good posture not only bulletproofs your body against injury and pain but also determines how much you will succeed in life. Don’t believe me? Imagine you’re looking for a date online, using your powers of deduction (which you learned from watching Sherlock) to find a match. You come across a decent profile, nothing wrong with this one, except a...
The Power of Lazy: 5 steps to exploit your biggest weakness
- How do you lose fat? Diet more!
- How do you gain muscle? Train more!
- How do you become more successful? Work more!
The above is perhaps the most common advice you hear, and 2 years ago I would have agreed. But today I can tell you it's flat out wrong.
Doing more is a rookie's mistake. It's the knee-jerk reaction we get on a topic...
Fixing Anterior Pelvic Tilt: Posture tricks to make your butt and gut smaller
Anterior pelvic tilt is a posture problem that affects almost anyone who sits a lot. Practically, your butt sticks out and your gut protrudes. Because this is a musculoskeletal issue, no amount of fat loss will get rid of that gut.
To save the day, we've written this handy guide to stretches, exercises and strategies that correct anterior...
Awesome chair mod
The other day a client complained to me how having to sit so many hours in a chair for his work caused him hip tightness. Something I've experienced reguarly to the point that my hips will start popping like crazy when I stretch them if I let them go bad enough. So in the middle of that discussion I realized my chair has these arm rests that...
How I fix back?
Note: This advice isn't a substitute for medical advice. If you have a back problem then you must first consult with your doctor. The advice given here can injure you or make your injury worse. Every back injury is different and treatment should be done by medical professionals. This isn't a disclaimer, I really don't want you to get...