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.
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 […]
This is a guest post from my friend David Allen. David is the Sports Editor for The Denisonian and a contributing writer for Cityscene Columbus and thecelebritycafe.com. How does the normal person lose weight? Running, weight lifting, eating healthy? People who lose weight are tremendous success stories and role models, I mean really tremendous. Those stories […]
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 […]
Finally, the weather here in Ohio is starting to gradually get nicer and nicer, which means one thing: Spring time! Growing up in the DC area, I have grown pretty fond of the Spring. Cherry blossoms are blooming, temperatures are rising, and it’s time to crawl out of our dorm room caves and into the […]