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...

In the first part of our series on Type 2 Diabetes, Sully explains what it is, how it happens, and why it seems to be getting worse.
 

June 19, 2018

Greysteel Athlete Dan McEachin talks about his experience training with Parkinson's disease.

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...

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...

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...

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...

Just returned from a brief but warm December sojourn in Arizona, back to the freezing tundra of Michigan, barely in time to publish our YouTube Channel's third episode, wherein we take a brief look at the biology of aging, and what we can (and cannot) do about it. It's...

Last week, we lost the peerless poet, songwriter, novelist, and performer Leonard Cohen. Aged 82, Cohen was battling cancer and looking frail, but it turns out the proximate cause of his death may have been a fall

May have been. Cohen may have fallen as a result...

About a year ago, I called up this guy I know, a Master's Athlete, very strong and knowledgeable about lifting, to discuss a few business matters. 

"Just a moment, Sully," he said. "I'm all wrapped, and I need to go do my set." 

So he put down the phone, and I could he...

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