Don’t believe the memes, don’t take the inspirational posts as gospel, don’t destroy your body to save face: Take a rest day. Take a week off, or a month, or even half a year. Do something besides lifting, find a new hobby for a while, or volunteer somewhere to help the less fortunate. Do something […]

Article by Beth Holmes In the world of health and fitness, there is a constant influx of conflicting information that can often times present dogmatic opinions of what is good or bad, healthy or unhealthy, and right or wrong. Most websites and magazines provide explanations as to why their “evidence based research” is the answer […]

A real quick write-up here, reposted from my Facebook post: I get an ungodly amount of questions regarding hand placement on a back squat. Besides my height, it’s the most frequent question I’m asked. Here is the answer: I keep my hands close to my shoulders, I keep my thumb off the bar, and I […]

Part I: Beltless Training is NOT Core Training Alright, fellow lifters of heavy things…I’m back! After a long hiatus from writing for LBEB due to the demands of life and residency, Dr. Meathead’s clinic is now open again for business, and I’ve returned with a very important message: your training program is bad, and that’s […]