Krav Maga: A Modern Self-Defense Technique

By Chrisopher Pregony, BS, CSCS When it comes to a practical, real world form of self-defense, few can measure up to Krav Maga, a hand-to-hand combat system designed around realistic training scenarios. The credit for the development of this form of self-defense belongs to Imi Lichtenfeld. Lichtenfeld lived in Czechoslovakia during the 1930s when anti-Semitism [...]

Adventure on the Appalachian Trail

By Christopher Pregony, BS, CSCS | Photos Provided by Christopher Pregony The “hike,” as it has come to be called, all started about seven years ago. Three of my closest friends and I decided we wanted to hike the Suwannee section of the Florida Trail (that adventure is a story for another time). We had such a good time, we decided to up the ante [...]