One of the great things about the internet is how it can connect people with similar interests, no matter what their geographical location. That's how I met Tim Metcalf. He's a powerlifter from North Carolina with some serious accomplishments under his lifting belt, and some even more serious ambitions for the future.
This article isn’t another look at facts or statistics about strength training, Instead, I’ll be examining the issue from the other side: reasons why most people don’t exercise enough, or sometimes at all.
As I’ve mentioned in other posts, starting your journey of fitness, no matter how small that first step, is the most important thing you can do for yourself. To that end, here are 3 simple, bodyweight exercises you can do anywhere to get you going.
Over the last few months, a number of Man Factory subscribers have asked me some version of the same question: why barbells? After all, there are so many different forms of exercise. Why focus on just one? It’s a fair question. My answer is both simple and complex, and it’s what I’ll be sharing with you in this article.
I’ve learned many things since my early days of struggle, but the most valuable lesson is how to keep going when my enthusiasm disappears. Here are 3 strategies I use when this happens that can help you, too.
This article is to give you a helpful list of the things you can do to become more manly. Maybe this isn't your goal, and that's fine. But if you're one of the thousands of men out there who feel you could be doing better in the manliness department, these words are for you.