Answer to a question I got tonight

At the Cave, I do my utmost to provide the most effective training that I can. However, what people do when they are not there can sabotage all their hard work. I advise people to do several simple things, besides training consistently: get plenty of sleep eat plenty of high quality protein, fats, & carbsContinue reading “Answer to a question I got tonight”

True recovery is more than just not lifting for a couple of days

Anyone who lifts heavy and hard knows how important it is to get adequate rest and recovery. In fact, all those who train hard, even if they are in a non-barbell sport, know this. However, many people sabotage their recovery through excessive amounts of stress. Much of that stress comes from being completely immersed inContinue reading “True recovery is more than just not lifting for a couple of days”

Chaos + fear =stress which wrecks your health

You see it and hear it almost everywhere. People are all churned up inside and are constantly stressed out. As part of men’s health awareness month or Movember we are looking at numerous things that can wreck your health. Not that ladies don’t deal with a lot of stress (and they do in a big way)Continue reading “Chaos + fear =stress which wrecks your health”

Staying focused when life gets tough

Many things can break your focus if we let them. Staying true to your goals is especially important when things go wrong. Chaos does not have to be your default way of life. Much of it we bring on ourselves through  TV, news, and social media. Add busy work schedules, parenting, school, etc. and things canContinue reading “Staying focused when life gets tough”