Archive for December 2017

Opinion: Why Humans HAVEN’T Peaked as a Species

An article from Newsweek has been making the rounds which details new research in physiology claiming that humans have reached the peak of our height, lifespan, and physical fitness. It provides an uncommon perspective on the state of our evolution, our health, and the world we live in. Using data gathered over 120 years, it…

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Halevy Life’s Best Blogs of 2017

What a year it’s been huh? With 2017 nearing it’s end, I think now is as good a time as ever to look back at what I believe are the best blogs from this past year. Have a look, and check them out if you haven’t already! 3 Tips to Boost Your Powerlifting Total –…

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Make Your Bed or End Up Dead

Are you really alive if you’re not free? Would you agree that at least part of you would be dead? If so, you must keep reading. What does freedom mean to you? I think we can all agree that freedom encompasses our desire to live, think, and do as we please in our quest for…

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Opinion: The Real Reason The Patriots Banned Tom Brady’s Trainer

A story broke a couple of days ago about Tom Brady’s personal trainer getting banned from the Patriots. The trainer, Alex Guerrero, has been in the news multiple times this past year for the “revolutionary” work he’s done with Brady to keep him playing at an elite level at the ripe age of 40. Often…

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The Dark Side of Getting Strong

I’m about to tell you something that you probably don’t want to hear. First and foremost, when people say that they want to lose weight and get fit, whether they know it or not, to some extent they actually want to get strong, too. The fact is that strength training is a crucial component of…

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Opinion: Why You Can’t Get Fit at Home

There seems to be a resurgence of sorts happening right now within the fitness industry. More and more fitness brands are starting to offer at-home versions of their training routines and programs. And there are always new fitness products coming out designed for home-use and allow you to workout anytime, anywhere. FlyWheel Sports just recently…

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Why Your Squat Sucks

Previously, I discussed at length why your bench press might suck. Today I’m going to go along the same lines and discuss the squat. Squatting is one of the basic movement patterns that everyone should master in the gym. Truthfully, there is no perfect way to squat, but technique does exist on a continuum that…

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Opinion: The Simple But Tough Truth About Weight Loss

The holidays are coming and anybody who has some sort of fitness goal definitely has food on their mind. They either love it, or they’re worried about their fitness and all the progress they made up to this point going down the drain. During the holidays, this is probably an unhealthy attitude to have. The…

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How to Land Like a Cat

Do you land like a cat during athletic movements in sports or exercise? No matter if you like running, sports, or just working out, here’s why this matters. In this segment, Jeff Halevy and Staff Coach Dan Cerone explain the proper mechanics to absorb force and stay healthy, whether on the trail, the field, or…

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Slow Down For Better Results This Holiday Season

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. And with the holiday season fully upon us, I totally expect that things are slowing down for all of us in our day-to-day lives. Now is the perfect time to see family and friends that you perhaps have not have the opportunity to see in while. With…

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