Strong As An Ox

BowTiedOx
3 Weekly newsletters will cover fitness, health, and mindset, all grounded in the fundamentals of physiology.
Created 15 May 2021
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  • 10 Frequently Most Asked Questions
    07 Jan 2022 • 9 min read • 18 2
    Hope all of you are sticking to the 30 Day Challenge framework I laid out on the paid substack (if you’re not on the paid substack, what is you doin’?). Today I wanted to go over some of the most comm...
  • Good Form vs Proper Form
    05 Jan 2022 • < 1 min read • 11 3
    Most (hopefully all) of us want to lift weights and exercise for a longtime—preferably for the rest of our lives. We want to do this, feel better and fitter as we age, and of course look better. Unfor...
  • New Year 30 Day Challenge
    02 Jan 2022 • < 1 min read • 48 18
    Happy New Year Everyone. I hope 2021 was good to you, but 2022 we don’t have a choice—it’s going to be our best year for our health and fitness (and financially, spiritually, etc. but I’m the health &...
  • Your Playbook For The New Year
    01 Jan 2022 • 9 min read • 43 17
    New Years is minutes away. I delayed this post on purpose to drop right before the New Year. A lot of people are going to say “this is the year I finally get fit” or “This is the year I lose 50lbs and...
  • The 5 Biggest Mistakes I See in The Gym (And How To Fix Them)
    29 Dec 2021 • < 1 min read • 27 4
    We all know a guy (or maybe we are that guy) who goes to the gym and month after month, year after year, they generally look the same. This is an issue because as fitness is a marathon, not a sprint, ...
  • Early Morning Workouts
    26 Dec 2021 • < 1 min read • 27 3
    Merry Christmas Everyone! Hope you all have a wonderful day with your families, friends, whoever. The open gym at 6 A.M., only a few people are there, all of them mean business, you get in - crush you...
  • Healthy At All Sizes is BullSh*t
    24 Dec 2021 • 9 min read • 30 4
    Most of us here know that the “Healthy At All Sizes” narrative is a complete myth and is extremely harmful as an ideology to be accepted as true. It’s harmful because being overweight is detrimental t...
  • Restaurant Eating Guide
    22 Dec 2021 • < 1 min read • 13 8
    Most of us go out and get food or order takeout occasionally—some hardly ever, some nearly everyday. While eating out is typically not our most healthy option, we can make it relatively healthy and fi...
  • Mobility
    19 Dec 2021 • < 1 min read • 23 6
    One often overlooked aspect of fitness is mobility. We hear all the time how important it is and how lifting can even “ruin your mobility”. The reality is that it IS important and not only can you hav...
  • Carbs Are NOT Evil
    17 Dec 2021 • 6 min read • 10 6
    In recent years the mainstream dietary world has seemingly waged a “War on Carbs”. Their arguments are not completely off-base—insulin resistance is a leading cause of chronic health issues. The main ...
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