It is important for blood pressure to increase during exercise – Part I

With these (2 part) short articles, I’m attempting to explain to you about the increase in blood pressure during exercise.…

Continue Reading →

When people use the term “lean” body, what are they commonly referring to?

When people use the term “lean” body, they commonly refer to the superficial look of a thin individual. However, some…

Continue Reading →

Healthy Aging: Use Muscle Protein Synthesis To Cease Muscle And Bone Loss

Here’s a photograph of a meal sent to me by my 61-year-old trainee/client. My nervous system had three spontaneous responses…

Continue Reading →

Pain & Exercise: Rehabilitating Muscular Imbalances

Do not make the mistake of over-emphasizing the diagnosis and correction of minute muscular imbalances (MMI) for lifting efficiency or…

Continue Reading →

Writing Strength Training Program For My Trainees: A Brief Review

An effective strength training program prioritizes the musculoskeletal capacity and its limitations, and the manner in which it functions and interacts with other organ systems: physiology.

Continue Reading →

Squatting 0 to 100 Kilograms in 100 Days

Here’s my trainee Anoop squatting 100 kilograms x 5 repetitions. He’s gone from 0 to 100 kilograms in 100 days.

Continue Reading →

Barbell Squats – The Treatment for Lower Back Pain

Here’s me (Macedonio) squatting 374 lbs (170 kilos) x 7 Repetitions WITHOUT A LIFTING BELT. This is not only an…

Continue Reading →

Strength Training: The Process

Here’s my trainee Ebrahim squatting 220 lbs (100 kilograms) x 5 Repetition Maximum. At our first meeting Ebrahim and I discussed…

Continue Reading →

81-Year-Old Trainee – Seniors Biomechanics Classes for Painful Joints with Macedonio

Watch how my 81-year-old trainee Huzorie went from having difficulty standing up because of joint pain to saying “Oh Gosh! This…

Continue Reading →

Sharing Cancer

With this article I’m attempting to address the growing trend of sharing cancer treatments via social media. Yes, we all know that social media platforms are a great medium to share health related information. However, investigations are paramount since the treatment can be a sham and may directly (or indirectly) result in a patient’s death.

Continue Reading →