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Push-Ups!

If you either do pushups or wish you could do them better, take a few minutes to read this article that I wrote with Bret Contreras, called The Best Damn Push-Ups Article, Period. Bret is a very smart guy both academically and experientially (maybe not a word, but I’m going to use it anyhow), and he’s a nice guy on top of that.
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“Yoga is a practice, not an achievement”

The title of this post is a quote from the blog article linked below. If you have a minute, please give it a read. It is a great reminder about the true value and meaning of yoga.

Yoga is such an interesting topic. There are many devout followers, but there are also detractors – many of whom are leaders in the strength and conditioning and biomechanics fields. The primary reason these professionals do not often recommend yoga is exactly because of what James MacAdam describes in his blog article titled “Confessions of a Type-A Yogi”. But if more yogis would have the same philosophical transformation about their practice that James has, I suspect most of them would become yoga-supporters.

It’s very well-written and insightful, so if you have a moment, give it a read: http://jamesmacadam.com/2011/02/28/confessions-of-a-type-a-yogi/

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