Strength and Your Health

by Matt Hedman

The Relationship between Strength and your health If you’re reading this article, attaining and maintaining good health over the entire course of your life is probably important to you. Specifically, you probably want to avoid disease and be able to perform all the hobbies and activities that you wish to do. So what general impact […]

Bill says strength training reversed his aging!

by Matt Hedman

bill says strength training reversed his aging! If you challenge Bill Mueller to do something, chances are he’ll take you up on it and stick with it. Fifteen years ago, a friend challenged him to come to Soo Bahk Do, a Korean Martial Art. He’s been doing it twice a week consistently ever since and […]

Doctor recommended Core strength for back pain

by Matt Hedman

Judy’s Doctor Recommended One Thing for her back pain: Core Strength Since she began slow-motion strength training, Judy Dennis (right), 70, has lost 20 pounds, her back pain has subsided and her stronger body allows her to enjoy playing golf twice week. The orthopedist’s advice to Judy Dennis was simple: “The one thing that will […]

Don Dropped 37 Pounds!

by Matt Hedman

don dropped 37 pounds! 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 […]

The Influence of Somatypes

by Matt Hedman

The Influence of Somatypes 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 will be. When he […]

Separating “Exercise” and “Recreation”

by Matt Hedman

Separating Exercise and Recreation 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 […]