Sunset in Malibu

Pain – Stephanie St Amour [Guest Post]

I’m no stranger to pain. You can’t participate in athletic events and train vigorously with weights your entire life without battle scars. However, mine were almost all self-inflicted. At any time, I was (and am) able to (though I never did and won’t) stop my activities and be in less or no pain. Stephanie, … [Read More...]

Gabe Kapler performing the deadlift

Dead Lifts

I told you a while back that the king of all weight training exercises is unequivocally the squat. I won't pedal backwards on that … [Read More...]

Gabe Kapler and his sons

Powerful Teammate Behavior

The greatest compliment you can receive from another in your clubhouse, locker room or office is being dubbed a great teammate.There are a plethora of ways we can demonstrate strong teammate behavior. We can … [Read More...]

Fast Twitch supplement

Risk of Supplements

You may have read our posts about dietary supplements and already be familiar with our strong support of real, whole foods over pills. In previous writings, I advised moderation for folks who mine for shortcuts in … [Read More...]

Gabe Kapler's morning coffee

Expanding Flavor Boundaries

I've always thought coffee shouldn't taste like fruit. I've generally preferred chocolate, toffee and vanilla notes. Today, I experienced a brew that conjured up strawberry pie. The flavor was extraordinary, and my … [Read More...]


Underappreciated Hip Hop

I've said it before, this is a lifestyle blog. Art is well within our theoretical boundaries. Practically, we have no walls anyhow. Let’s talk music.Any true fan of hip-hop digs the activity of ranking their top … [Read More...]