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Oct 27, 2021

Brown fat, also called brown adipose tissue or BAT, is a special type of body fat that is (activated) when you get cold. It’s also the same type of fat bears use when hibernating.

We are born with a lot of brown fat, especially behind our shoulder blades. Newborn babies can’t shiver, a process that creates heat...

Oct 20, 2021

Schlesinger is finishing his second season in the NBA working as the Director of Performance /Head Strength and Conditioning Coach for the Phoenix Suns.


Prior to the league, he was the Director of Basketball Performance at Stanford University. In his time on The Farm, he has revolutionized in-season strength...

Oct 13, 2021

In this Episode of Barbell Shrugged:
  1. What is the perfect body type for lifting weights
  2. What can you do with long legs to have better lifting technique
  3. Why short arms and legs help olympic lifts
  4. What lifts are benefited by long levers
  5. Best body type for building muscle
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Oct 6, 2021

Over 40 years ago, back in 1980, a school teacher named Richard Sorin was sweating over a hot piece of hand-cut welded steel in a small 2 car garage. He had already taught the scholastic weightlifting club that morning, followed by AM bus duty, 8 hours of gym class, PM bus duty (for extra money that was used to...