PHILOSOPHY

CANDLE, CANDLE, BURNING BRIGHT

Jonathon Sullivan MD, PhD, SSC, PBC

The Athlete of Aging has resolved to burn more brightly and be more alive—socially, spiritually, mentally, and physically—in THIS world.

THE NOBLE LIE

Jonathon Sullivan MD, PhD

Sully explains why the gym is the one place in our lives where a beneficent fable we tell our children still holds true throughout our lives.

EVER GRATEFUL, NEVER SATISFIED

Jonathon Sullivan MD, PhD

The ambition and drive to improve performance is part of what it is to be an Athlete of Aging. But gratitude comes first.

THE ARROW TIME, THE ROOM OF SHAME, AND THE ATHLETE OF AGING

Jonathon Sullivan MD, PhD, SSC, PBC

It's not about the weight on the bar, it's not about how you look. It's not even entirely about health. So what is it? Why do we train?

MAINTENANCE A TRAINING: A FOCUSED PEDANTIC REBUTTAL TO RIPPETOE (at Starting Strength)

Jonathon M. Sullivan MD, PhD, SSC, PBC

By Rippetoe's own definition, maintenance IS training.

ABSOLUTELY FREE

Jonathon Sullivan MD, PhD, SSC, PBC

Nothing can deny you the choice of how to live...and nothing can relieve you of it.

PROGRAMMING: MUSCLES, MODELS, AND METAPHYSICS

Jonathon Sullivan MD, PhD, SSC, PBC

Dr. Sullivan presents a lecture on programming models during the 2019 Starting Strength Coaches Association Conference held in Wichita Falls, TX.

ON MINDFULNESS.

Jonathon Sullivan MD, PhD, SSC, PBC

Mindfulness is a critical attribute for any athlete--and for any fully developed human being.

THE MINDSET OF LIFTING (AT BARBELL LOGIC W. JAIME COLLINS)

JONATHON SULLIVAN, JAIME COLLINS, NOAH HAYDEN

You’re not a victim. You’re not a patient. You’re training. You’re an athlete.

THE FOREVER WAR: YOU VS. THE PAIN DEMON

Jonathon Sullivan MD, PhD, SSC, PBC

Our approach to the pain of aging is intelligent, careful, informed...and life-altering.