Dr. Eugster on aging, work and exercise

If you're not familiar with Dr. Charles Eugster, he's 93 years old and began working out when he was 80-something. He's a living, breathing example of the kind of life we could all have when we're older. In this TED Talk, he offers enlightening truths about aging as it currently is throughout the world, and … Continue reading Dr. Eugster on aging, work and exercise

Back in the gym

A few days ago, I had my second workout in what amounts to almost a year off due to my back pain. I recorded a short video after the workout, which you can see below. It feels great to be back in the gym, and even though I still have some recurring and minor back … Continue reading Back in the gym

Sources of vegan protein

I get asked quite often how I get my protein as a vegan (raw vegan). First of all, if your diet is diversified enough, you'll get plenty of protein from the foods that you eat, but if you also work out and you want to add extra protein, here are the sources that I've tried. … Continue reading Sources of vegan protein

Different techniques for weighted pullups and a new lat exercise

In response to multiple requests about my progress with my workouts, I recorded a new video a week and a half ago, where I talked about one of my back workouts. I've been using different techniques for the weighted pullups and chinups and I wanted to share them with you, because they have to do … Continue reading Different techniques for weighted pullups and a new lat exercise

Had a great time completing Arnold’s Blueprint

Today was Leg Day and the last workout in Arnold Schwarzenegger's Blueprint, an 8-week workout program that he launched a few months ago. I had a great time doing it, although it took me more than 8 weeks to complete it, due to the various projects we're working on and the fact that we now … Continue reading Had a great time completing Arnold’s Blueprint

More about my Wonder Smoothie recipe

I got a really good question about my Wonder Smoothie recipe this morning, one that made me wish I would have included the info right in the original post. The question was: "I was wondering if you would do a breakdown of your post-workout shake (reason for specific ingredients, e.g. baobab, alkaline water, methylsulfonylmethane, suma … Continue reading More about my Wonder Smoothie recipe

A high-rep back workout

I wanted to share a video from a recent back workout with you (it's from this past Saturday). I know I haven't posted workout videos in a few months, so that was one of the reasons I made this video. Another was to show you what a high-rep workout looks like. The popular opinion is … Continue reading A high-rep back workout