The History of Muscle Beach – Part 1

“This is where my sport started.” The physical street address is 1700 Ocean Front Walk, Santa Monica, California, and it’s nothing more than a swath...

Pursuing Mastery (Part 2) – A Better Way to Approach Life

Well, here we are in March. Three months into the journey to your more “perfect self”. How’s it going? Did you reach your long-term...

7 Things to NOT DO to Make Your Resolutions Your Realities

If you want 2017 to be the year you finally make those resolutions your reality, then DON’T make these mistakes. Just the fact that you're...

Got A Minute? Dr. Tom Here – Carpe Diem…

Muscle Media® Dr. Tom Here, Got A Minute? Something I’ve noticed over the past 30 years of my practice is the people who have the greatest...

10 Key Elements of Human Performance

Over the past thirty-plus years I have been in Private Practice (sounds better than “three decades”, doesn’t it…?) I have been seeing primarily, athletes....

Kaizen: Japanese for “Improvement”

By Dr. Thomas Fisher, PhD, LMHC, CSCS Well, here it is… January 1st… The “Big One”… Time to make the change… No more “Mr. Nice Guy”… You’ve...

Got A Minute? Dr. Tom Here- What Are You Prepared to...

Dr. Tom Here, Got A Minute? I was watching TV the other day, flipping around, and I came upon The Untouchables. There’s a great scene in...

Pitfalls to Adopting New Programs

By Jonathon Mummert Know Thyself: If you are starting a new workout and/or diet routine, the best thing you can do is ignore what everyone else is...

Be SMART With Your Goals – Pursuing Mastery (Part I)

By Dr. Thomas Fisher, PhD, LMHC, CSCS Here, at the start of a New Year, I am often asked about what would be considered “reasonable” goals for...

Ask the Expert: Q&A with Strength and Conditioning Coach Charles Staley

Q: I’ve been reading a lot lately about the benefits of low-bar squats (like what powerlifters use) — in particular I often see the claim...

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To Drink or Not To Drink – Alcohol And Exercise

It’s Friday afternoon and you’re leaving work. You may be thinking about going out. You might have a few drinks with friends, just to relax and...
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Eggnog Protein Shake

Protein Shake Recipe: Eggnog Protein Shake

YOU’LL NEED 1 cup Skimmed milk 1 Egg 1 tsp flour 1 Scoop Vanilla protein powder 1 tsp Splenda pinch of salt MAKE IT 1) Bring milk and nutmeg to a simmer...