Newton’s 2nd Law: Why You Need To Max Out

Remember high school physics class? Besides building an amazing rocket launcher that could fire an egg down the block (my team was awesome), the knowledge of Newton's Laws proved an invaluable staple to strength and conditioning and the success of our services. Force, friction, inertia, momentum, leverage, and good ole' gravity play a crucial role in performance gains and overall fitness. In case physical phenomena are a bit fuzzy to recollect, let me review Newton's 3 Laws: 1) An object at rest or in motion will stay in said state unless acted upon by another force. 2) The vector sum

The Journey of 100 Pounds

Athanasios Coutsos The journey of 100 pounds begins with a single step. Let me preface this by telling you what this blog is not. You won’t find “4 SECRETS TO SIX PACK ABS” or “LOSE 10 POUNDS IN A WEEK USING THIS SECRET METHOD”. What this blog is, however; is a reflection of sorts regarding my transition back to an active lifestyle after nearly an eight-year hiatus. While I was working on completing my Bachelors of Human Kinetics, I was a member of the varsity football team at the University of Windsor. I was active, working out 5-6 times a week,