October 29, 2015

10 Minute Toughness Tests: How Hard Are You?

So you think you’re tough? You think you have what it takes to beat any challenge? Your body is a machine that knows no limits? Want to put that to the test?? Your big lift figures might be super impressive, you hit the gym 4 or 5 times a week, and your muscles just won’t stop growing. But how is your endurance? You can do 60, 80, or even 120 push ups in a row…. […]
October 26, 2015

Dr. Ken Nedd: The Secret to Happiness

  During this episode of the Sheer Strength podcast, Josh Baker interviews Dr. Ken Nedd about happiness as the antidote to stress. Meet Dr. Ken Nedd  Dr. Nedd is a medical doctor trained in behavioral and family medicine with a practice in Vancouver. He speaks with people about the impact of happiness and stress on physiology. Dr. Nedd focuses on the edges where he sees people who are getting sick because of the way they […]
October 24, 2015

Bench Press 101: Brains Before Brawn

The bench press is probably the most popular exercise in the gym. Everyone looks forward to chest day, and you really can’t effectively build big, thick, fully developed pecs without some form of bench press. It’s a big, showy lift, and the one that’s always called into question when first speaking to someone about pumping iron. So let’s get all of those big questions answered, go over some techniques and tips and maybe dispel a […]
October 22, 2015

Add Muscle and Strength WITHOUT Hitting the Gym

Just look at all the equipment you find in a modern bodybuilding gym. Machines, cables, and free weights setups designed to target every muscle from every possible angle. But is that claustrophobic, futuristic jumble really necessary for building muscle and strength? Sure. The gym is the ultimate tool for building the modern bodybuilding physique, with rounded shoulders, peaked biceps, and freaky calves. But it’s only been around for a few decades. Guys have been stacked […]