Besides rest and time off from lifting, my research led to 6 things which proved so helped that I’ve permanently added them to my daily routine, even though my back pain is now gone. If you’re dealing with chronic low back pain, this list will very likely help you, even if you’re not a lifter.
I've observed that men who live and work in rural situations are very often stronger both physically and mentally than their urban counterparts. Take offence if you wish, but I believe I can back this up pretty solidly. Here are four reasons rural living makes better men.
I consider myself a crusader for strength and fitness, preaching a consistent message to the lazy and out-of-shape. But if this approach most often fails to get weak, untrained people hoisting barbells regularly, perhaps it's time to adjust my strategy.
Although I love powerlifting and running this website, my day job is operating a digital media production company which I started in 2009 called "Digital Peasant Media". Part of this work includes video production, and my latest video project is what I'd like to share with you today.
Where I live in rural Northern Ontario, Canada, beef farming is a big deal. Manitoulin Island has many small beef producing operations, and just about every full time Islander has at least a little experience doing farm work. Even though I'm not a farmer, I occasionally get involved in this sort of work. My dad, Steve, rents out his pasture to a beef farming friend to feed and house his cattle. Dad went on a trip recently, and asked me to keep the herd fed. Here's a video of the process.