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R.A.W is Real

Raw fitness does many of the same things that other fitness entities will do. I put my exercise philosophy into blogs to be read. I post...

Sumo No Mo

Sumo squat, Sumo dead lifts, glutes and quads. American exercise culture is heavily influenced by bodybuilding. Physical fitness is as...

Health is Wealth

It's been a long 2 years dealing with a pandemic, and the health of America has gone from bad to worse. We have an obesity crisis, mental...

Toxic Fitness

Toxic fitness not two words that are often associated with each other, however a very real thing. Its often passed around as regular gym...

diet Diet DIET

Would you know why I don't talk about diets, because i'm not a dietitian. It's really that simple, that's not my field of expertise. I...

CORE > 6 Pack

Well now that Thanksgiving is over and we have stuff our stomachs full of food, it seems like the perfect time to talk abdominals. We are...

Bulking Season

Its getting colder and in gym circles that means only one thing Bulking Season. Its the time of year when there is a concerted effort to...

Workouts that Work (Integrated LFS)

I've talked a lot about the body, how its designed, how we should move, and exercises that aren't the best for us. Well I'm still going...

I Am an Athlete

There are many different reasons people exercise weight loss, building muscle, health, etc. All these reasons are good and valid because...

Dissected Fitness

Monday- Chest day, Tuesday-Back and Biceps, Wednesday- Legs, Thursday -Triceps and shoulders, Friday- Leg day part 2. Maybe that's not...

The Exercise Industrial Complex

Have you fallen prey to the Exercise industrial complex? I am going to start by saying that if you have a specific fitness goal like...

Anti-Rotational/ Lateral Training

Bench Press, Squats, and Deadlifts, stop me if you have heard this before. No joke -just stuck thinking, it's quite prevalent in the...

Functional Body Building?

It wasn't long before "functional" exercises became so popular that they were done all over the gym, which is absolutely expected because...

Minimal Functional Fitness

I remember loving the functional area of my gym, in fact I almost exclusively worked out there. Unless I was going one of the major...

My R.A.W Experience

And, how it helped me fully recover from 2 catastrophic injuries. I am a 38 year old athlete, I've played basketball since I was 11, and...

What is (Fun)ctional Fitness

Functional fitness swept America about a decade ago, and every new years it makes a comeback. Gyms started putting in a functional area...

Better Body By RAW pt 5

Back with the last in our better body series. (I apologize for the delay. I'm in Texas and well lots has been going on to keep me...

Better Body By R.A.W pt 4

Here we go, on to part 4. Only 1 more set after this, and you will have your blue print of how to efficiently build your body with...