The Bulgarian Method in The Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal‘s feature on legendary Bulgarian coach Ivan Abadjiev and his quest to bring his method of training to American athletes.
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Jack LaLanne Dead at 96

The New York Times: “Jack LaLanne, whose obsession with grueling workouts and good nutrition, complemented by a salesman’s gift, brought him recognition as the founder of the modern physical fitness movement, died Sunday afternoon at his home in Morro Bay, Calif. He was 96.”
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Does Weight Training Make Us Smarter?

The New York Times talks about research that is showing that brains benefit from resistance training, too, not just cardio. The brain benefits from being used, so that, in a neat circle, resistance training may both demand and create additional …
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NY Times Article Examines Aging and Exercise

The New York Times Magazine profiles Olga Kotelko, a 91 year-old track champion and, in so doing, examines the current state of the science of exercise and aging. A fascinating read for anyone interested in the long-term benefits of exercise.
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NY Times Debunks Myths About Children and Weight Training

The New York Times debunks longstanding myths about children and strength training and summarizes the current science and recommendations from today’s experts.
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Icing muscle injuries might delay healing

A new study in the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology journal suggests that muscle inflammation after acute injury is essential to repair, and icing these kinds of injuries might delay or hamper healing. An important line of research for weightlifters and other athletes to monitor.
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Heavy Metals Found in Common Protein Drinks

Consumer Reports has issued an alerts about heavy metals found in common protein drinks and powders.
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Joe Rollino, March 19, 1905 – January 11, 2010

Nice article in The New York Times about Joe Rollino, the legendary New York City strongman, who was tragically struck and killed by a van this Monday at the age of 104. At a Mighty 104, Gone While Still Going …
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LBH Weightlifting in The New York Times

LBH Weightlifting got a great write-up (“Grab, Grunt and Lift in a Temple of Muscle”) in The New York Times NY/Region section.
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LBH Lifters Brave NYC Transit Strike

Despite a paralyzing transit strike, NYC residents have weathered the lack of bus and subway service with characteristic New York aplomb and fortitude. There are 8 million stories in this city and the story of LBH lifters is just one …
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