Without rest, there can be no strength.

Without rest, your body won’t adapt to the movements you’re doing, it won’t be able to use the nutrition you’re feeding it, and it won’t be connected enough to maintain awareness when you need it most.

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First, I want to apologize for the lack of blog posts the last two months. I’ve been pretty busy doing my best to stay up-to-date with other aspects of my life.

Things like graduate school, maintaining daily disciplines, and being an assistant to professors of university classes can definitely side-track blog posting. 😉

With that being said, I’d like to address the topic of the day. Movement.

How do we move?

How is it that we’re able to put one foot in front of the other?

How can we lift heavy ass weights and get stronger as a result?

Well, it all comes down to your nervous system. It’s the interface between your brain and the rest of your body. It’s the underlying driver of all physical movements and it’s where your body’s strength begins.

It is absolutely crucial to free the brain-body relationship so your entire physical reality will be able to do what it wants to do… move.

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“Be free first so you can become strong”

What kind of image comes to mind when you picture a big, strong tree?

Again, here’s a word with many meanings depending on the context it’s expressed in. This value is one that’s universally accepted as one possessed by warriors. But, just like the words freedom and warrior, a sense of skepticism must be maintained when defining strength.

The word “strength” has taken on many meanings in modern society. In the Strongman community, it can be thought of as the absolute ability to move progressively higher weight. Among acrobats or gymnasts, it’s dynamic and thought of in more relative terms.

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