Archive for October, 2010

Vegan Athlete – A Conversation with Jon Hinds

Vegan + No Weights = BEAST

Even those who are not good at math would say that there is something wrong with the above equation, but I can assure you that when it comes to Jon Hinds, it is 100% true.  I always try to challenge myself by being exposed to new things, including exercises, philosophies on strength & hypertrophy, etc.  Keeping an open mind, especially in the World of Strength & Conditioning, will make you more well-rounded and better at your craft in the long-run.  I am a self-professed Carnivore who loves throwing around weights so, when Jon Hinds told me that he is not a fan of weights and that a plant-based diet is superior, it was definitely a shock to the system. Read the rest of this entry »


Underground Kettlebell Seminar

I took part in an excellent Kellebell Seminar at Zach Even Esh’s Underground Strength Gym down in Edison, NJ.  The Seminar was run by Coach Steve Rizzo who is certified through IKFF and he taught us some excellent circuits in addition to the basics.  I have used Kettlebells in the past and I plan on doing an RKC (Russian Kettlebell Certification), but I needed a nice overview of the basics and Zach came through by providing exactly what I was looking for. Read the rest of this entry »

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