If you’ve been following me for a while, you may know that my framework for exercise is built upon four pillars: stability, strength, aerobic efficiency, and anaerobic performance.

Stability is truly the cornerstone upon which your strength, your aerobic performance, and your anaerobic performance relies. And when it comes to working on any of the other pillars, stability is critical for doing so safely.

Below is a compilation of clips, articles, and podcasts specifically discussing stability. My hope is that this content can serve as helpful resources to dive deeper into this topic and support how stability can help you along your ongoing longevity journey.


Peter on Stability — The foundation of the 4 exercise components

This clip is from “Ask Me Anything” (AMA) episode #12, originally released on February 10, 2020. If you’re a member,…

#285 – AMA #55: Exercise: longevity-focused training, goal setting, improving deficiencies, managing emotional stress, and more

“Nothing comes close to having a greater impact on the length and quality of your life than your training. And unfortunately, we can’t put it in a pill. You’ve got to be able to do it. There’s no biohack for it.” —Peter Attia

#261 ‒ Training for The Centenarian Decathlon: zone 2, VO2 max, stability, and strength | Peter Attia, M.D.

I would never want anybody to come away from this thinking, ‘I’m too old to do anything about it.’ I think as long as you’re breathing, you have a chance to do something about it.” —Peter Attia

Avoiding Injury Part I: Eccentric Strength

Accidental injury is among the leading causes of death in the developed world, and even when an injury itself is not directly responsible for ending one’s life, the associated debilitation can hasten the onset and progression of other health concerns.

Exercises After Shoulder Surgery (Post-Op Week 9)

As many of you know, I had shoulder surgery in March 2022. I was recently given clearance to expand my…

3 Ways to Train Lower Leg Mechanics

We absorb shock through the frontal plane of the foot. Being able to absorb shock efficiently is critical as we…

Importance of maintaining use of your toes, minimalist footwear, and toe yoga

This video clip is from episode #131 — Beth Lewis: The Art of Stability — originally released on October 5,…

Strength and stability are essential for longevity

Envision yourself at 90 years old. What do you want to be able to do, physically? Perhaps it’s as simple…

#206 – Exercising for longevity: strength, stability, zone 2, zone 5, and more

We can do zone 2 our entire lives; we can do it safely, and it just yields enormous dividends.” —Peter Attia

How to train balance & lower leg variability

I think everyone appreciates the importance of balance at all stages of life, but as we age, the consequences of…

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