Don Dropped 37 Pounds!

by Casey Hyland

Don Reed is a common sense guy who knows what he wants and goes after it. He doesn’t have a lot of spare time, and at age 53, “didn’t want to go to a gym with a bunch of young muscle heads.” Like a lot of men his age, he also had a few pounds […]

Strength Training as a Sleep Aid

by Casey Hyland

By Matt Hedman, President of The Perfect Workout It’s no secret that struggles with sleep increase as we age. These issues come from a variety of causes: illnesses, side effects of medication, changes in circadian rhythm, increased sensitivity to light exposure, inactivity, and elevated nervous system activity, to name a few. While no one wants […]

The Influence of Somatypes

by Casey Hyland

By Matt Hedman, President of The Perfect Workout I know a guy who eats whatever he wants and never gains a pound. His body looks similar and weighs about the same as it did in high school. At no time in his life has he ever been referred to as overweight, and he probably never […]

Separating “Exercise” and “Recreation”

by Casey Hyland

I first read Ken Hutchins’ “Exercise vs. Recreation” article in 1996. I consider his ideas in this area to be some of the most important ideas in the history of exercise thought. They’ve certainly improved my quality of life significantly. And chances are you probably haven’t heard these ideas prior to reading this article. I […]

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