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How the Body Works

This is a quick primer on how the body works so you can use that information to get more results in the gym.

Every muscle has a specific function(or a couple). That function is determined by its two end points. Its only job is to shorten the distance between those two end points.

Every muscle and muscle group has a general function.

For instance: the core is a group of muscles in the midsection of the body. All of their specific functions are to shorten the distances between their end points. In conjunction, their general function is stabilization. The core is made for stabilization. Some movement, but little.

Sometimes muscles don't do their jobs. That is a problem. If there wasn't a back-up system for that, we would be paralyzed in those movements where the muscle(s) was not doing its job. Fortunately, there is a back-up system. It's called compensation. Compensation is when a muscle does more than its fair share of the work for a muscle doing less than its fair share. T…

The Power of Repentence and Forgiveness

That is a man who carried a burden for roughly 75yrs and at 16:50, he let go of it.

As I have said on numerous occassions before, I believe in right and wrong. I didn't before I started PT, I do now. It is not quite as well developed as Americans would have you believe, but neither is it as gray as modern Swedes would have you believe. Some things are so closely associated with right and wrong that it would take only the most disassociated, toughest people on Earth be able to live through without compensation.

A couple of weeks ago, I read an article about a guy that had been living a double life, cheating on his wife with "hundreds" of women and even had a kid with someone else behind her back. The wife, and the other women, were, of course, the victims, but I wouldn't want to be that guy. Not because of something bad that the women are going to do to him, but because of what I believe he does and will continue to do to himself.

There is a pattern that is responsi…