Unilateral Compound Exercises vs. Isolation Movements

Are isolation movements useless for muscle hypertrophy?  Short answer, no.  But as I’ve aged and learned (hopefully), I find myself replacing isolation exercises with unilateral compound exercises and have had much success. I’m learning that the synergy of multiple muscles working together with unilateral compound exercises yields greater results than isolation movements.  I’m able to…

The Learning Fisherman Turns Four….

…months old today, so I figured I’d write about this “monumental” one-third of a year birthday…wait, what? I should be upfront – I’m sort of spitballing here since I haven’t laid out what I’m going to write about in this post, exactly.  Since I haven’t written anything in some time (and I kind of feel…

three trends that need to end

Three Trends That Need To End

Three Trends That Need To End, In My Opinion As a caveat, this is all just tongue in cheek material.  I know there are counter arguments to all of these points I’m about to discuss, and as I always say, to each their own; live and let live, etc.  I’m still a work in progress…

sunscreen causes cancer

Does Sunscreen Cause Skin Cancer?

I’ll be the first to admit – I came up with this cockamamy concept just like any conspiracy theorist does.  I simply made up an explanation for why skin cancer rates are on the rise.  But in my defense, sometimes the most obvious explanation is also the correct one. I noticed that despite an increase…