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Best Ready-to-Drink Protein Shakes

Best Ready-to-Drink Protein Shakes

Best Ready-to-Drink Protein Shakes If you have any desire to be lean, strong and healthy – you need to focus on incorporating some quality protein in your diet. Grabbing a protein shake is the perfect low-calorie option to: Substitute a meal Recover after a workout Increase overall daily protein intake Help control hunger While it’s… Read more »

intermittent fasting and muscle loss

Intermittent Fasting and Muscle Loss

Intermittent Fasting and Muscle Loss Interested in Intermittent Fasting? Grab my book on it here: Feast.Fast.Fit. – Train Your Body to Torch Fat, Build Muscle, and Never Diet Again Intermittent Fasting and Muscle Loss: As the interest in fasting has increased, so have the myths and misconceptions. There is a large group of “fitness and nutrition… Read more »

Not Your Average Fitness Article

Not Your Average Fitness Article

Not Your Average Fitness Article If you have social media, you’re exposed to a constant feed of shiny, click-bait utopia where life is luxurious and abs are a cup of buttered coffee away. You may find this depressing, motivating or confusing. Personally, I find it rather amusing, but the real-world consequence is widespread misinformation, which… Read more »

The Most Difficult Lunge Variation – SSB Deficit Reverse Lunge

The Most Difficult Lunge Variation – SSB Deficit Reverse Lunge

The Most Difficult Lunge Variation – SSB Deficit Reverse Lunge Looking for a new movement to introduce into your boring, monotonous leg training? If you dare, try the SSB Deficit Reverse Lunge. I use deficit reverse lunges with athletes and clients all the time as a powerful accessory movement. The safety squat bar reverse lunge… Read more »

Stupid Sh*t I Saw on Social Media This Week Pt 3

Stupid Sh*t I Saw on Social Media This Week Pt 3

Stupid Sh*t I Saw on Social Media This Week Pt 3 This weeks winner was a no-brainer – literally. LeBron James made it incredibly easy for me – almost like the finals were for the Warriors….ouch, sorry Bron.   Where to start? First, I’ll address the same played-out counterarguments that random people online will spew…. Read more »

Stupid Sh*t I Saw on Social Media This Week Pt. 2

Stupid Sh*t I Saw on Social Media This Week Pt. 2

Stupid Sh*t I Saw on Social Media This Week Pt. 2   This weeks winner (loser) is…   Chains for dummies Adding chains (or bands) to your bench, squat, deadlift, etc. can be a great way to increase the rate of force development (RFD) and  explosive strength. This is called “accommodating resistance” and you can… Read more »

The Most Brutal Leg Finisher

The Most Brutal Leg Finisher If you hate yourself and don’t want to walk for an hour – give this brutal split squat finisher a try. I performed these last today, which probably wasn’t my best idea. Begin with a 5 second hold – then perform 5 consecutive reps Then hold for 10 seconds –… Read more »

Stupid Sh*t I Saw on Social Media This Week

Stupid Sh*t I Saw on Social Media This Week   Video from a performance center where a hockey player is doing plyometrics with a hockey stick in his hand… Where do I start? Do I waste time describing dynamic correspondence and specificity of training? No, because it won’t matter. The best coaches in the world… Read more »

Intermittent Fasting and Cortisol

Intermittent Fasting and Cortisol Intermittent Fasting and Cortisol: This “article” started as a response to a Facebook thread I was tagged in yesterday, where people were warning the original poster about exercising in the morning on an empty stomach due to it raising cortisol. If you want the low-down on Intermittent Fasting and a customizable… Read more »