GT’s Kombucha Giveaway

GT's Kombucha Giveaway

  Kombucha and Cultured Foods In 2015, I detailed my quest to optimize my diet by finding the ratio of carbohydrate to protein that had the most beneficial effects on my heart rate, central nervous system function, cognitive performance, physical fitness, sleep and body composition. Last year, I performed a … Read more

The Benefits of Spirulina and Chlorella (ENERGYbits Giveaway)

ENERGYbits Swag Bag Giveaway

The ENERGYbits giveaway is over, but you can still win big. Visit energybits.com to learn more about the benefits of spirulina and chlorella, and use promo code KINESOPHY at checkout to save 20% on your order. a Rafflecopter giveaway Win an ENERGYbits Swag Bag containing: – 1 Tin of 75 spirulina … Read more

Book Review: Unplugged by Brian Mackenzie, Andy Galpin and Phil White

Unplugged by Brian Mackenzie, Andy Galpin and Phil White

The twenty-first century has seen the sudden rise in the awareness of the need for physical fitness, coupled with a surge in popularity of biohacking and self-quantification. More and more people have realized the deleterious health effects of our increasingly sedentary jobs and leisure activities. The demand for health and … Read more

Zensah Compression Giveaway

a Rafflecopter giveaway Win a pair of Zensah Tech+ compression socks and Zensah performance underwear compression shorts As 2018 rolls in, the New Year brings the usual flurry of resolutions. Every January, millions of people promise themselves this will be the year they lose weight, start exercising, eat healthier, bike … Read more

RumbleRoller: My Go-To Self-Maintenance Tool

Giveaway for a compact RumbleRoller

The RumbleRoller giveaway is over, but self-maintenance never ends. Visit RumbleRoller online and shop their collection of foam rollers, massage balls and other mobility tools. a Rafflecopter giveaway The Ethics of Self-Maintenance I have long been fascinated by the overlap of physical fitness and philosophy. My final paper in my … Read more

Book Review: The Roll Model by Jill Miller

The Roll Model by Jill Miller

The Roll Model by Jill Miller is a comprehensive and accessible guide to the structure of fascia and how self-massage can resolve adhesions and pain in this tissue. Self-Myofascial Release Those who have participated in some athletic endeavor in recent years are likely familiar with self-myofascial release (SMR), at least … Read more

Book Review: Unbreakable Runner by T.J. Murphy and Brian Mackenzie

The byline of Unbreakable Runner (T.J. Murphy and Brian Mackenzie) deceived me from the start. The book reads as though written entirely by Murphy, punctuated by references to what Mackenzie says and does for himself and the athletes he coaches. Given his experience as editor of Triathlon and Competitor magazines … Read more

Book Review: Ready to Run by Kelly Starrett and T.J. Murphy

Book Review: Ready to Run by Kelly Starrett and T.J. Murphy

Physical therapist, CrossFit coach and best-selling author Dr. Kelly Starrett partners with longtime endurance magazine editor T.J. Murphy to address the problems of runners across all sports in Ready to Run. Given that 80% of runners injure themselves each year, a new perspective on the capacities required for the movement … Read more

Book Review: Free+Style by Carl Paoli and Anthony Sherbondy

Book Review: Free+Style by Carl Paoli and Anthony Sherbondy

Carl Paoli’s Free+Style is a comprehensive look at four basic physical movements and a thorough description of how to apply these movements to other sports, exercises and everyday life. Paoli’s greatest strength is his ability to regress and progress a particular movement, modifying it to make it simpler to perform … Read more