Three Secrets for Wall-Ball Success

There aren’t very many people who ever say “I love wall-balls!”  Even tall people, who have a much easier time with the exercise, don’t seem to like it much. (For those of you not in the know, here’s a wall-ball demonstration video.)...

Yelling at the Coached

You might have heard it before.  I know I have: “Pick up that bar!” “Get back on that bar!”  When you are part of an elite fitness regime, you are expected to give every workout your all.  Coaches like to push their clients harder.  The music,...

Double Under Jump Rope’s Double Under Jump Rope Review

I recently received a Double Under Jumprope from a nice company in the UK named Double Under Jump Rope (doubleunderjumprope.com).  At first I was not actually skeptical because both the company and the product were named after the very action for which the product is...

Inov-8 Bare-XF 260 Review: Ropes, not Laces

Everyone around here likes Inov-8.  We’ve never met anybody who works there, and we probably don’t have any stock in their company, but we’ve seen their shoes, either on our own feet or on others at the gym.  We’ve seen the peppy little...

The Strike Mvmnt: My New Favorite “Elite-Fitness” Shoes

A little company that I had never heard of, called Strike Mvmnt, emailed me one day about sending me a pair of their shoes.  I looked at their website and immediately, like a true ideologist, I found the heel-raise for the shoe and saw that it was 3.9mm.  I only wear...

Title GEL Intense Bag Gloves Review

I’m not the best boxer in the world.  You won’t see my name on the list of world champions anytime soon.  Really, I mostly box to get a good workout and because its fun to punch things.  I’m not a career boxer, so I didn’t want to have career...

The Best Training Workouts for Boxers

Boxing, known by many as the “sweet science,” has long been one of the most physically demanding sports. To become a champion, a boxer must perfectly combine the elements of strength, quickness and endurance. The training leading up to a big fight can last...

Silk Organic Soy Milk Really Does Have a Great New Taste

One of the first things you’ll notice when you read the picture of the label on the side of the new Organic Silk Unsweetened Soy Milk is that they’ve made Silk even easier to love.  They could have done this in several ways, i.e., by reducing the price, by...
Make Extra Money from Your Clients without them Knowing It

Make Extra Money from Your Clients without them Knowing It

Wow, you might say, he is going to promote stealing without a trace.  No, my friends, this is not the article about installing gym lockers with removable back panels.  Nor is it about the “Elite-Fitness” Bookie plugin, or about setting up a donation jar to...
Using WordPress for “Elite-Fitness”

Using WordPress for “Elite-Fitness”

WordPress is a free and open source blogging/content management platform that gives owners of websites the power to easily create, manage, and modify their web content, all through a web browser.  There are also thousands of plugins for WordPress that make it easy to...
Website Hosting for “Elite-Fitness”

Website Hosting for “Elite-Fitness”

I have designed many websites and worked with a variety of hosting configurations. “Elite-Fitness” websites typically use a blogging platform such as WordPress and daily receive large spikes of traffic from their regular members who are checking the...
Leaderboard Widget

Leaderboard Widget

I know that everyone who owns a “Elite-Fitness” gym, or box, or who owns a gym that is sort of like “Elite-Fitness” but isn’t, really would like to have a leaderboard on their website.  Until just a little bit ago, there was no easy way...
New Widget for Listing Exercise/Movement Videos

New Widget for Listing Exercise/Movement Videos

Yes, that’s right, the title says it most. Have you ever been disappointed by the official list of exercises from CrossFit.com? Their list is perhaps a bit too thorough and the videos are not streaming and take a long time to download. I made a list myself of...
The North Face Surge II Review: the Backpack I Wish I Always Had

The North Face Surge II Review: the Backpack I Wish I Always Had

I know that oftentimes it can be difficult to bear the load of listening to the problems of another person’s life.  Sometimes a person who you don’t even know will begin to tell you a story about themselves, a person you don’t even care about or want...
The Kindle Paperwhite is Better than a Real Book

The Kindle Paperwhite is Better than a Real Book

Sometimes I like to read books. I don’t know why. There are plenty of people around me that I could talk to and spend time with, but sometimes real people just don’t cut it. Sometimes you can spend an hour with somebody and never really learn something...
Raw Potatoes Taste Like Potatoes

Raw Potatoes Taste Like Potatoes

I have been around people who want to eat raw potatoes, but they don’t know if they can. They ask questions, out loud: “Can we eat raw potatoes?” “But aren’t they poisonous?” There are several answers to those questions. To find out...
Famous Barefoot Runners and What They Didn’t Do

Famous Barefoot Runners and What They Didn’t Do

It is easy enough to find out what a famous person has done. It is harder to find out exactly what they have not done.  Is this laziness on the part of the creators, the shapers of thought, the authors of the world?  There are certainly more things that a person has...
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