The Missing Roadmap: Embodying Masculinity Through Wildness

The idea of “how to be a man” is a concept that until recently, didn’t exist. For eons it was nature that shaped and created men. Badass men. Strong, resilient, honorable men. The kind of men that legends are made out of. Then something strange happened. Something no one expected. We inadvertently engineered the process that… Continue Reading

How to Cure Your Nature Deficit Disorder

How to Cure Your Nature Deficit Disorder

There are only two things that never fail to put me in a great mood: The first one is obvious: sex. Even “okay sex” is still sex. The second is time in nature. It makes sense when you think about it. Both are highly immersive experiences that pull you out of time, and its myriad… Continue Reading

The Ultimate Beast Training Tool (Rings One Review)

A photo posted by Jonathan Mead (@jonathanmead) on Jan 22, 2016 at 10:57am PST Personally, I like to train outdoors as much as possible, and in the forest if I can. The fresh, oxygen-rich air is enlivening. There are no distractions (especially if there’s no service). It’s just you and the movement. Standard american gyms… Continue Reading

Doors, Not Windows, Open Spaces, Not Cages

A movement can be a door or a window. An easy example of this is the squat. The squat as an exercise or a resting posture is simply a window one looks out of. It’s a nice place to visit, but it doesn’t really take you anywhere else. You’ve arrived at the destination, you see some… Continue Reading

The Missing Elements for Epic Movement

Note: This is a follow-up to this post about how to reverse the damage of sitting and human domestication. It took a lot of damage to get it through my thick skull. Big, hard heads are great for absorbing punishment, but not so great at learning how to do things smarter. “Just go for it!”… Continue Reading

How Injury Can Be Your Friend (how to learn from it)

For better or worse, injury has been my greatest teacher. I wish it didn’t have to be that way, but that’s kind of what happens when you combine: a) huge, wildly unrealistic strength goals b) living for decades in an environment (domestication) that gives you a stiff, imbalanced, immobile body c) a total ignorance for progressions… Continue Reading

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