Gabe Kapler sprinting uphill

Uphill Sprinting

Sprinting uphill burns fat efficiently and is safer than running on flat ground.When I was a lad, I lived on a square city block. You could walk (or run) around it. The environment was conducive to flat ground sprints, and we had plenty of barefoot asphalt races in Reseda in the mid- to late 80s. Now, my … [Read More...]

Rain in Malibu

Enjoy the Rain

It rarely rains in Southern California, but when it does, it may bring with it health benefits.I’m generally inclined to enjoy all … [Read More...]

Epsom salt

Epsom Salts

Epsom salt baths will make you smell good. They may have a placebo effect in soothing and calming sore muscles, but the science behind the practice is questionable.Every day, I walk by the bag of Epsom salt in … [Read More...]

Gabe Kapler with his boys

Early Morning Lifting

My sons and I have been optimizing to do three things.Spend more time together. Consistently get our weight training sessions in. Get better sleep.We have created a process to dominate all three in an … [Read More...]


Open Thread: Week 14

Welcome back to our open thread. Let’s get started.Professor Twain: Kap, thanks for the open forum. I'm 60 years old, have been lifting weights for 20 years. I've had a knee surgery, doc wants me to avoid too … [Read More...]