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High Intensity Training can help reduce psychological stress and improve your ability to cope with it.

Q&A: Mental Stress and Workout Frequency

Question: Does mental stress affect workout recovery? If so, if reducing stress is not possible should people prone to psychological stress reduce workout frequency? Answer: A high level of mental stress can negatively affect sleep, hormones, and immune function which can hamper recovery from and adaptation to training; however, exercise has been shown to reduce stress and improve people’s ability to cope with it so […]

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Ron Silver as the villain Senator Aaron McComb in Timecop

What Would Your Future Self Think?

Last week while driving to Melbourne, Florida with my brother Wil for a friend’s bachelor party we started talking about politics. Melbourne is about an hour and a half long drive from Orlando, and the discussion segued from politics to personal responsibility, to health care, to nutrition and diet, to disciplined eating and deferring gratification. […]

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High Intensity Training - Drew Baye on the SuperSlow Systems Ventral Torso Machine


“The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what you want most for what you want right now” – Zig Ziglar Many choices we make daily affect our health, fitness and appearance, either helping or hurting us. Some decisions affect us more directly and immediately, others more indirectly and over a longer period of […]

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Emma and Luke wearing the women's and kid's huaraches from

Going Barefoot, Almost

I’ve always preferred being barefoot. Having relatively wide feet I could never find shoes that fit comfortably, and the ability to wear sandals, thongs and other less restrictive footwear year round is one of the things I like most about living in Florida. While more comfortable and less restrictive these aren’t quite the same as […]

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