Top 5 Acne Treatment Mistakes

  As we get older, additional health issues occur—most of which we do not become fond of. One common issue is acne. When you’re in your teens, you expect to go through the terrible acne phase and then grow out of it at some point—before you reach adulthood—however, that’s not always the case. I am …

3 Most Difficult Patient Types and How to Handle Them

  Given the bad or frustrating news patients may receive in the hospital, patients can be violent, draining, and overwhelming. If nurses don’t set emotional boundaries and deal with patients in proactive ways, they’ll find it difficult to maintain their stamina. Here are some of the most difficult types of patients to handle and tips …

Super Foods from Ancient Time

Chia seeds According to researches, ancient Mexicans domesticated chia seeds in 2600 B.C. Ancient Mexican civilizations used chia seeds in daily nutrition due to their tremendous nutritional and health benefits. Archeologists found that the Aztec warriors called these seeds “running seeds”, and that they survived only because chia seeds and water. Mayas, on the other …

Sleep Enough?

Who gets a good night’s sleep anyway? When that new baby comes home, mommies (and daddies too) may as well forget about getting adequate sleep for many many years to come. Children and teens never want to go to bed early but still have to get up early for school. Getting to work on time …

Decide to pay the price in advance

H.L. Hunt was a self-made billionaire and founder of Hunt Oil who went from being a dirt poor cotton farmer in Arkansas to the inspiration for the TV series “Dallas.”  In the later years of his life he was interviewed and asked what advice he would give to people who wanted to be successful.  He …

“B” is for Balance

Balance of your nutrition in accordance with your fitness and activity level is crucial. Exercising endlessly and not achieving desired results is probably because your not fueling your body properly. An adequate balance of Protein, Carbohydrates, and Fat is critical to ANY fitness routine. These 3 sources are what your body converts into energy in …

Organized Variety

A few weeks ago Pavel came to Phoenix to give a weekend workshop on programming for strength. For those of you who don’t know; Pavel Tsatsouline is a former Russian Special Forces physical training instructor, he single handedly made kettlebells a popular training tool and he’s crazy smart when it comes to getting people strong. He’s …

Breaking Down The Double Kettlebell Front Squat

If you read Why We Don’t Back Squat, you may be under the impression that no one in our program squats with two feet on the ground – that’s not true. While we removed back squats from our program because of a number of reasons (read the article) I still think that bilateral squatting is …