Every now and then, somebody tries to take us to task for using the term "Athlete of Aging." The objection is always strictly semantic, fastidious, sclerotic...and, well, obtuse. As in, "wow, Dude, you really missed the entire point."

Most recently, somebody sent me t...

We're hunkered down, locked down, feeling down. Many of us work out in commercial gym spaces and suddenly we're without access to our bars and plates and racks. Clearly, this sucks...although it's also a reminder of how important our training is, how deeply embedded it...

The Greysteel Channel has the third and final installment of our series on hypertension. As is always the case with medicine, there's already some updates to be made, and we'll have to revisit the issue in the future. The most important thing to note is that there have...

 The usual suspects.

L2R: C.J. Gotcher, John Petrizzo, Austin Baraki, Jonathon Sullivan. 

When people think of exercise, they tend to clump everything into one of two types: strength and endurance

In reality, there are many fitness attributes (power, balance, mobility,...

On October 28, 2017, at Kratos Strength and Conditioning in Evanston IL, Greysteel Athletes Ann and Carson competed in the US Strengthlifting Federation's Fall Classic. This event is held simultaneously all over the country, and is open to everybody. Contested lifts ar...

We posted our newest video, Greysteel #17, on YouTube last week, and it's been very well-received. In this video, Sully talks about the pros and cons of egg consumption. 

But, you know, mostly the pros. Enjoy. 

Recently I published an article on Starting Strength on the use of volume in strength programming for Masters. In this article, my colleague and Barbell Prescription co-Author Andy Baker and I discuss the concept of volume sensitivity in the Masters Athlete, which we h...

June 28, 2017

(Last week, we published the YouTube profile of Greysteel athlete John C. linked above. Here is a more detailed profile of this amazing man by our friend Andrea Bassett, who interviewed John in early 2017.) 


In his 87th year, WW2 vet John C., decided it was time to pre...

 Hey all, I just published our newest installment on the Greysteel Channel. This is not one of our produced videos, but rather the lecture I gave at George Washington University on April 7. 

A plea to our website subscribers and people watching--if you like the v...

May 15, 2017

 A senior citizen uses barbell training to reverse the life-limiting affects of weakness. 

For 4 years, Ann B., a 75-year-old retired nurse, hardly talked about what her son Brad, an Associate Professor of classical studies, was doing in his shed in Virginia. Ann did...

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