Author: Patrick

About Patrick

My name is Patrick Rooney. I'm the Founder of Old School™, a site dedicated to keeping the old school spirit alive and well in a new generation. I blog and podcast about health and fitness, success, and freedom. Find us at https://OldSchoolUs.com. I'm the author of GREEK PHYSIQUE™: The Simple, Satisfying Way to Sculpt Your Body, Even if You're Old, Weak, or Broken Down. I'm also the creator of GreekYoga™ for Beginners.

What Old School™ Is All About… And Patrick Takes the Plunge!

I’m Patrick Rooney, and I’m the Founder of Old School™. We help people who have lost their ability to fully enjoy an active life due to nagging injuries and disuse, to regain that ability, through simple, affordable, traditional movement and practices. I’m nearly 60 now, and am in better mental, spiritual, and physical condition than I was in 20 years… Read the rest

The Biggest Little Farm Movie (an Inspirational Primer on Natural Living)

Have you ever thought about incorporating more real food into your life? Or growing some of your own food? Or even—gasp—LIVING in a more natural setting? Well, John and Molly Chester, a successful documentary filmmaker and private chef respectively, have done this on a level that may just blow your mind. After the nonstop barking of their family dog, Todd,… Read the rest

Have You Ever Considered Investing in the Future of Your Health? (The Greek Yoga for Beginners Video is Here!)

POSTED ON MARCH 4, 2019 My name is Patrick Rooney. I’ve spent years fine-tuning an amazing workout I call Greek Yoga™. It’s really much more than a workout. It’s a sound investment in the future of your health. According to the available literature, heart disease is the number one cause of death in the United States. The heart is a muscle, and cardio training strengthens… Read the rest

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How to GUARANTEE Success with Your Health and Fitness Program

Editor’s Note: This post originally appeared last year, but the principles haven’t changed, and what better way to start the new year! I’ve recently been discussing why so many are failing to implement health and fitness programs—it’s because health and fitness are NOT a priority. But let’s say that you received that message and are ready to make health and… Read the rest

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