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Emmanuel “The Polverine” Genot-Jacot
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I hang in there sometimes. When I don't play or lift.
I hang in there sometimes. When I don't play or lift.

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This entry of the Analytic Fitness™ Dictionary looks at the murky waters of functional movement.
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This fifth installment of the Old School Strength series temporarily parts company with legionnaires to spend some quality time with everyone’s favorite jacked-and-tanned badass, the Roman gladiator.(This is an excerpt of a Patreon-supported post…
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This entry of the Analytic Fitness™ Dictionary looks at yet another nugget of physiology often misrepresented in popular exercise science: the human body’s energy systems. (This is an excerpt of a Patreon-supported post published exclusively on…
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This entry of the Analytic Fitness™ Dictionary looks at a misunderstood physical quality: cardiovascular fitness.
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I still haven’t met Kikki Berli-Johnsen but I sure hope I will. And if you are half as impressed as I tend to be by feats of strength, sports longevity, and Norwegian strength athletes, you will likely do too.
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This inaugural entry of the Analytic Fitness™ Dictionary looks at the single most important law for training theory: the Law of Adaptation
Adaptation
Adaptation
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Exploiting science for exercise recommendations is funnier than it sounds especially when it’s an opportunity to use the word “ass”.
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Originally posted on The Polverine: The Tetrad 2.0 is taking shape: assuming a twice-a-day training schedule, I’ve figured out morning sessions for all days. Background For the past week, I’ve altered my training schedule to fit that of a friend of mine…
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There’s some truth in the idea that training stability can make you stronger. Provided that we are talking about the right kind of stability and the right kind of strength. (Around 2.400 words, estimated reading time 12-15 min.)
Trick Train your CNS, get stronger
Trick Train your CNS, get stronger
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The diagram in the header image of this post comes from a meta-analysis published by The Lancet in 2016 titled Does physical activity attenuate, or even eliminate, the detrimental association of sitting time with mortality?. Properly understood, it is all…
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