the angry black man

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Super Squats: The Perfect Machine

“The body is a perfect machine, only limited by the head,” my old high school weightlifting coach used to say. I laugh at it now, but when I was younger I would imagine myself as a Terminator T-800. )Shout out to the Governator, Arnold Schwarzenegger, one of my first big influences in weight training.)

The deeper I got into lifting, and the more I started seeing results, the more I begin to understand that saying. There are similarities between man and machine. Like most machines the body is made to work, perform and complete tasks — and requires just as much maintenance.  Continue reading

Super Squats: Supplemental Insights

When I’m at the gym or just hanging out, I’ve been asked these questions more than a few times:

“What are you taking?”
“What are you on?”
“What’s your secret?”
“Are you on steroids?”

Now of course I’m not on steroids, and some of these questions just make me go “Huh?” There is no secret! But I do take advantage of supplements as part of my fitness regimen. Continue reading

Super Squats: The End-of-Year Review

I was at work the other day and I was going over my annual H.R. review and it hit me, “What if I did this for my fitness goals?!” Just like the annual review at work, the purpose of this review is not to dwell on past achievements or challenges, but more so to gauge what your next steps should be in the coming year.

I thought it would be a good idea for us to have an annual review of our health goals. I want you to be honest with yourselves — so no excuses!  Continue reading