fitness

The Gift of Mortality (and other post-New Year’s Lessons)

First, thanks for your responses to my previous entry, asking what you would like to see from this site going forward. Your requests will fuel much of the content that hits JTTG in the coming months. I experienced a health scare a few weeks back. Gave me plenty of time to think.

Down With Knee Pain, Up With Mobility: 2 Books You Need To Read Immediately

We’ve all struggled with muscle and joint pain. Whether you’re a sedentary adult, high-level athlete, or just a weekend warrior, our bodies are reeling from years of running, walking, sitting, and even sleeping using incorrect form. Knee pain is one of the most frequent drains on quality of life, leaving a slew of ‘what ifs?’ …

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New Year, Same Excuses

Happy New Year, folks. As always, new goals and promises are big this time of year. The only real certainty is that, for most, resolutions are destined to fall flat. A fitting segue for this post: Three Reasons You Think You Can’t Stay in Shape (and why you’re wrong). My brother, Tobe Erike, is a …

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Get in Shape Without Leaving the House – No Gym Required

Here’s a video with five exercises you can do to get a total body workout from the comfort of your living room. Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=53Tyr2ccDU4 My brother, Tobe Erike, is a personal trainer. He created this video to help some of his clients. You can find more of his work on his Youtube channel, ErikeFitness.

Guest Spotlight: Anthony Mychal

Anthony Mychal runs one of my favorite websites, anthonymychal.com. His book, An Athlete’s Guide To Chronic Knee Pain, occupies a prominent space on my digital mantle. I’ve invited Anthony to JTTG to tell us more about his work.

Three Exercises to Build Speed and Quickness (Vertical Jump, too)

(Disclaimer: Consult a doctor before starting any new fitness initiative.) Last time, we talked about the importance of transferable athletic training and why speed ladders are a waste of time. Here are three exercises that’ll deliver results, no matter what sport you play. They can be incorporated into any training program.

No, Weightlifting Will Not Turn You Into A Monster

First, my exculpatory Kene-is-Not-Liable Disclaimer: You will not hold me or this website responsible for any damages you may incur as a result of reading this information. See a health professional before starting any diet or exercise program. I hate having to include this legalese, but that’s the world we live in today. Let’s continue…. ‘How to …

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