Are You Flexible Enough?

This is an all too popular question that doesn’t get answered as well as it should in the fitness industry. The reason the answer doesn’t suffice is because it’s the wrong question! I Googled the definition of flexibility and the first response was: the quality of bending easily without breaking. Is that really what we […]

What is Fit?

There was a time in my life that I was able to bench press a lot more weight than I can now.  There was also a time where I was capable of heavily loading a bar across my shoulders and lowering myself so my thighs were parallel with the ground and standing back up (normally […]

That’s Ab-tastic!

Finally.  I have preached about the bench press, the squat, the deadlift, and I’m pretty sure you won’t ever read a whole blog devoted to the arm curl. But now, the most obsessed, most worked on body part in the Western World … the abs.  Not just the abs, however, but the entire core from […]

Separate and Not Equal

By now you may be getting an understanding of my unique approach to physical fitness (if this is your first Fitness Lying Down blog experience – please, read a few earlier blogs to catch up) and you may wonder how does this measure up to your current fitness practice.  Well, wonder no more, this blog […]

Do you know squat?

A couple of weeks I got pretty raw about the squat exercise on my Facebook page, you can find the posts here, here, and here!  The reason I got raw about this exercise is because it has been so abused by the fitness world and does not even replicate what a squat should look like! […]

Whaddya Bench?

I know that this wasn’t my first attempt at the bench press, but it was early in my career and I remember it vividly.  It was an August evening during the summer preparing for my Freshman year of High School, and the second football practice of the day had ended.  Walking off the practice field […]

Never Run Again …

… unless, of course, you are strong enough!  You didn’t let me finish. You will find that I have many pet-peeves in the fitness arena, and one of them is the people who think that the only prerequisite for running is to go and buy a pair of fancy, expensive shoes.  I may not be […]