Max is a passionate pursuer of integrative health. He has been drafted by a professional baseball team, worked in publishing scientific laboratories and spoken to groups of students on health and well-being. He is currently a biology major and philosophy minor at Denison University. Max spends his time reading, weightlifting, traveling and learning.
“There are no easy fixes” We’ve all heard someone tell us this before, whether it’s a fad diet, project strategy or money-making opportunity. Yet in today’s world of exponential growth in the technology sector, this notion is being challenged. At the forefront of challenging this idea, and at the fingertips of billions of people in […]
The hamstrings can sometimes be overlooked in an aspiring workout enthusiasts programming. However, I would argue that developing the hamstrings is essential for making any sort of gain(z) in the weight room. Not only do they initiate almost every leg driven exercise, but they also stabilize us while we stand, walk, run, sit, standup, […]
We haven’t posted in a while, but I am going to try to crank out some more insightful new posts over the next few months. Here goes… It is part of the “human condition” that we overthink things. We feel the need to constantly be busy. This feeling has been hightened with globalization and new […]
I don’t hate fat people. I don’t consider them to be less worthy, or less hard-working, or bad people. I have worked with a number of obese and overweight people in my training career, and I know for a fact that those people can work just as hard, if not harder, than the fittest people […]
Every now and then, I read an article that specifically spells out why doing paleo, CrossFit, weightlifting, etc. is a bad idea. I do this to stay humble and up-to-date with the most recent arguments against some of the things I tend to endorse. There has been an article circling around recently that fits this […]
With the school year ending, I thought it would be nice to write another reflection piece on what I have learned this year. Sure I’ve learned about metabolic pathways, modal reasoning, and trophic pyramids, but the most important lessons learned came from a less likely source: outside the classroom. After my Freshman year, I wrote […]