Month: February 2016

SO, YOU LIKE TATTOOS? The risks of life-long toxic-mediated inflammation

SO, YOU LIKE TATTOOS? The risks of life-long toxic-mediated inflammation By Joachim Bartoll, February 2016, for Classic Muscle Newsletter #20, 2016 Tattoos have become increasingly popular over the last 20+ years; to the extent that the once somewhat daring self-statement have become diluted as people get them without even thinking.I remember discussing tattoos as a teenager in the late 80’s. Back then, the only reason we could think of to get a tattoo was …

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Muscle Tension and Going to Failure

Written by Joachim Bartoll, February 15, 2016Classic Muscle Newsletter, February 2016 (issue #17) The concept of continuous muscle tension is quite old. We wrote about keeping a muscle under constant load/tension in our old internet magazine Ironmag Online in the late 90’s, and I’ve covered it from time to time on various discussion boards. The subject of tension and muscle failure usually comes up after some “know-it-all” has watched a video of a pro …

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