Lou Schuler

Author, Journalist, Presenter

Posted on: 04/29/11

Lifting While Old: What Was Your Peak?

I just finished reading a terrific new book called The Athlete’s Clock, by Thomas Rowland, M.D. It’s everything you’d want to know about how timing — whether it’s measured in fractions of…… Read More

Lou Schuler

Posted on: 04/18/11

Why You Need to Read Fitness Research

I remember the first time I forced myself to think about exercise science in a critical way. It was the late ’90s, and I was just getting settled into my new gig…… Read More

Posted on: 03/16/11

Weight Loss in the Age of Magic

Back in the late 19th century, some of the most educated and progressive people of the age believed in spiritualism. That is, they believed it was possible to communicate with the spirits…… Read More

Lou Schuler

Posted on: 02/27/11

LWO: Lifting While Old

Take a quick look at that picture, and guess which one is me. Make a mental note of which one you guessed. If you look closely, you’ll notice that two of the…… Read More

Posted on: 02/21/11

Who Was America’s Fittest President?

Today, George Washington is a marble bust. Historians typically rank him as our second-greatest president, after Lincoln. But for most Americans Denzel is the first Washington who comes to mind if we’re…… Read More

Lou Schuler

Posted on: 02/12/11

NROL: Any Questions?

February 3, to my complete surprise, turned out to be one of the most interesting days of my publishing career. The previous weekend, my friend Nick Bromberg interviewed me for this article.…… Read More

Lou Schuler

Posted on: 02/09/11

Youth and Sports: America’s Blind Side?

I’ve just started reading Michael Oher’s new book, I Beat the Odds: From Homelessness to The Blind Side and Beyond. If you’ve read The Blind Side, Michael Lewis’ absolutely magnificent introduction to…… Read More

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