How to Find New Perspectives Even If You’ve Seen It All Before

When you’ve been training for a long time, you tend to pick up habits, both good and bad, and hopefully learn some things along the way.

The key to lifelong progress is making sure that those habits don’t define you, and that you heed those lessons rather than brushing them off and continuing what you’ve always done.

It’s tempting to stay with a comfortable routine, and as long as you are being consistent, it’s not such a bad idea. But to improve and break out of a rut, you’ll have to start making some changes. They could be small, or big, but the very act of mixing things up can spur on great benefits.


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Stephen Stern, has had a lot of experience with a variety of fitness regimens and training.

Before finding GMB, Stephen had made gains, and then had some setbacks, but the one constant was that he always came back to it and with smart and critical thinking.

Finally, he found the method that would work best for him.


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Choosing the right personal trainer is a difficult decision that too many people take lightly. After all, the person you hire as your trainer is responsible for keeping you safe, giving you the appropriate level of challenge, and pushing you toward your goals. If your personal trainer isn’t doing that, that’s a big problem. Here’s…

The Spine – How it Works, What Can Go Wrong, and How to Make it Stronger

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Our backs are amazing, complex structures. The spine alone houses the spinal cord and nerves that control our every movement and process the sensations that allow us to connect with the world around us. It’s also part of a system that both absorbs and distributes force, such as lifting and carrying loads through our shoulders…

The GMB Fitness Skills Show [Episode #49] – Breathe, Dammit!

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It may seem obvious, but breathing is really important, and the proper way to breathe during various activities is often underestimated or overlooked. Ryan recently posted a video with a little tip for maintaining even breathing during training, but this episode of the GMB Fitness Skills Show provides a more detailed explanation of various breathing techniques….

A Case for Competition – Strategies for Engaging in Healthy Competition

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In today’s brave new world where everyone gets a trophy for participating, and keeping score is deemed vulgar, competition seems to be such a dirty word. Perhaps there are some good reasons for that. Nobody likes that hypercompetitive boor who takes things too seriously and is a poor sport at winning and losing. And who…