There is little doubt that the world was caught with it’s pants down in regards to the COVID-19 pandemic. The virus has caused nations to virtually shut down leading to joblessness and economic instability. Here in America, the latest statistic as of today was around 6.6 million citizens have now applied for unemployment. Additionally, governments … Continue reading Social Distancing – What’s the Big Deal?
Foragers, Welcome to the LAST installment of the Forager Fitness ACFT Series! This week we dissect the event that underwent the least amount of change when compared to the APFT. The 2 mile run. If you missed any of the other event articles, DON'T WORRY! Links can be found below! 3RM Deadlift The Standing Power Throw … Continue reading How to Max the 2-Mile Run – Ace the ACFT Series
One day egg yolks are bad for you. The next day running is apparently bad for your knees. This is all the while your friend in nursing school tells you dietary cholesterol is bad for your heart. The concept of health and fitness has never been so nebulous and obfuscating as it is now. What … Continue reading In Pursuit of Health: Dead-ends and Heirlooms
Foragers, Welcome to the this weeks installment of the Forager Fitness ACFT Series! This week we dissect the event that might be stressing everyone out. The Leg Tuck. This event, in most aspects, requires the most amount of coordination, upper body and core strength. Here at Forager Fitness, we're a little on the fence about it; … Continue reading How to Max the Leg Tuck – Ace the ACFT Series
Hope you enjoy the show! Please subscribe to our YouTube and Twitch Channel!! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=43e9qk1skPg&t=12s Foragers, Hope you all are doing well! This week on the podcast we discuss getting primitive! Or the lack thereof… Prior to the advent of the agricultural evolution, human foragers had activity and diet already pre-programmed into their daily lives. When civilization came along, it … Continue reading Episode 6 – Desk Sitters Part 2
Foragers, Hope you all are doing well! This week on the podcast we discuss getting primitive! Or the lack thereof... Prior to the advent of the agricultural evolution, human foragers had activity and diet already pre-programmed into their daily lives. When civilization came along, it confined many of us to desk jobs that inhibit adequate … Continue reading Episode 5 – Hunter Gatherer Desk Sitters
Foragers, Welcome to the this weeks installment of the Forager Fitness ACFT Series! This week we dissect the Sprint, Drag, Carry (SDC). This event, in most aspects, requires the most amount of athleticism. Here at Forager Fitness, we're super pumped about an event that showcases some sprint speed and gets the legs burining! If you like … Continue reading How to Max The Sprint, Drag, Carry (SDC) – Ace the ACFT Series
This week, Rob takes the helm and goes over training and programming for the ACFT. For each of the six events, the Foragers breakdown the key movement patterns, mobility needs, an accessory exercises to ensure success with the ACFT. We had a great podcast with some awesome questions and responses from the viewers. We appreciate … Continue reading Episode 4 – ACFT Training and Programming
Don't for get to subscribe to the blog (below) and to our YouTube and Twitch channels! What if I were to tell you that America, in particular, is an extremely high risk population in regards to COVID-19? Am I just adding to the media pandemonium about the virus? Lets use some logic a take a … Continue reading COVID-19: Exposing America’s Obesity Epidemic
Foragers, We REALLY appreciate you guys taking the time and stopping by to read our articles. On this next installment of the Ace the ACFT Series, we are tackling the Hand-Release Push-Up (HRP). If you missed the last two weeks, don't even worry! You can find the last two articles below. How to Max the … Continue reading How to Max the Hand-Release Push-up (HRP) – Ace the ACFT Series
Foragers, Thanks for stopping by and checking out our next installment of the Ace the ACFT Series. This week we go over the Standing Power Throw (SPT). If you missed last weeks 3RM Deadlift breakdown, it can be found here! Don't forget to subscribe to the blog and to our YouTube and Twitch channels! Thank … Continue reading How to Max the Standing Power Throw (SPT) – Ace the ACFT
This week, Rob and Nik breakdown the Army's new Army Combat Fitness Test (ACFT). This test is a 6 event physical exam that has shifted form the endurance/muscle fatigue focused APFT, to a more functional fitness focus. We had a great podcast with some awesome questions and responses from the viewers. We appreciate the support! … Continue reading Episode 3 – ACFT Breakdown
Foragers, Welcome to the first article in the Forager Fitness ACFT Series! If you like what you see, please subscribe to the blog, and the Forager Fitness Twitch and YouTube channels. We appreciate the support! https://youtu.be/tAJgi0jPFGQ For years, there was rumblings about a new Army PT test that included movements grounded in functionality and purpose. … Continue reading How to max the 3RM Deadlift – Ace the ACFT Series
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g_UcZp_01uA Foragers, Here at Forager Fitness, we've been asked several times about our thoughts regarding the U.S. Army's brand new test of fitness. This led us to really analyze, breakdown, and develop several knowledge pearls and training suggestions to optimized ACFT performance. We're calling it the Ace the ACFT Series. ALL of the links for … Continue reading Ace the ACFT Series – A Forager Perspective
In this episode, Rob and Nik discuss getting to into fitness as a "noobie." They discuss misconceptions, how to get over first time jitters, and their personal experiences being a "first timer." Please SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube and Twitch Channel for more! https://youtu.be/g_UcZp_01uA
Rob and Nik introduce themselves, go over their fitness backgrounds, and discuss future topics for the podcast. Please SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube and Twitch Channel for more! https://youtu.be/3WO81dVciSI
Post below! Please visit the Forager Fitness Podcast on YouTube and Twitch! https://youtu.be/3WO81dVciSI Please visit YouTube and Twitch and SUBSCRIBE!! Thank you! Men of Dadliness, As I put out in my last post, this site is transitioning in support of the Forager Fitness Podcast. This endevor is geared towards reconnecting individuals to the their innate … Continue reading The Transition Has Begun! …but The Art of Dadliness is here to stay!
Good Morning Everyone! First off, I apologize for not posting in quite a long time. Work, kids, and just life gets in the way. I'm sure you all can relate. This post is about a new project I'm working on. I started a new Podcast called Forager Fitness on YouTube with my buddy Rob. The … Continue reading New Projects & New Beginnings
Men of Dadliness, Hope you all are having a great week and getting after it. I know I am. After a hard week of working both night and day shifts in the emergency room, I'm ready for a respite this weekend in Los Angeles! Before I take off, I just wanted to share with you … Continue reading Simple and Easy Investment Vehicles I Personally Use
Men of Dadliness, Hope things are well and you're crushing the game of Dadliness. First...huge shout out to Adam Marsh for being our first guest author. The article's reception was CRAZY. Great job! Bryn is now about 14 months old and LITERALLY growing right in front of my eyes. While this is cute as fuck … Continue reading 5 Things I’ve Learned About Parenting Thus Far
How the hell are you Men of Dadliness? We’re excited to release an article written by our first guest author: Adam Marsh. Adam is a dear friend of mine, fellow veteran, and a successful Aerospace Engineer currently changing the world in my hometown of Colorado Springs, CO. In this post, Adam touches on many topics … Continue reading Man of Dadliness – Adam Marsh
Greetings readers! I hope your week is starting out right and your continuing your journey of Dadliness. It's a struggle. It's a fight. But it's the best damn thing in the world. This article supplements a previous post I wrote which can be found here. Effective and genuine interpersonal communication along with ownership and resilience … Continue reading A Guide to the Virulent Echo Chamber – It’s Good to be Wrong
To the Heros, You guys! Y'all the real MVP's. I know I like to use comedy to make reading a little more engaging, but on a serious note; just want to thank each and everyone of you for supporting the blog. Seriously, thank you. We're connecting Dadly dads and providing a forum for all of … Continue reading Big Thank You/Guest Authors
Be sure to check out the Forager Fitness Podcast below and SUBSCRIBE on YouTube! Check out our other links below: Twitch // YouTube // Instagram https://youtu.be/tAJgi0jPFGQ Hey all, Extremely excited to get this review out to you all. Street Parking is changing the fitness landscape in regards to the fitness community and what we can … Continue reading Street Parking Review: A Forager Review
Men of Dadliness, I made a post subtitled, "Genotype and Phenotype of Health: Changing the World." Little did I know I was onto something... What I'm about to tell you floored the shit out of me. I think it will give you all some food for thought as well. Bare with me as I push … Continue reading Perfecting The Art of Dadliness: When Does the Journey Start? The Answer Will Surprise You!
SUPER EXCITED to announce that the Street Parking team has personally given me the "go-ahead" to write a review for their business! According to the Street Parking web page: "You CAN become fit and maintain a high level of fitness with minimal equipment and on a tight schedule. Will it be “easy”? Not at all. … Continue reading Coming Soon – STREET PARKING REVIEW
Genotype and Phenotype of Health: Changing the World Don’t worry. I’m not attempting to lull you into a brain splitting discussion on human genetics. The last thing you want to hear from me is a lecture describing how fucking James Watson discovered the structure of DNA. That would just be a tangential, fractionated, convoluted hell … Continue reading The Hell with X-Ray Vision.
There is ALWAYS someone in your corner...you may not even know them yet; they may even be a stranger. For those of you that didn't already know, I'm a nurse. Well, I'm a murse. A man nurse. A real-life Gaylord Focker that truly enjoys his day-to-day work. I remember when I told my dad that … Continue reading Let’s get (inter)Personal