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

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 »

How Low Should You Squat?

How Low Should You Squat?

How Low Should You Squat? So how low should you squat? The short, simple answer is: Whichever is the safest, most effective way for you to reach your desired goal. The article could literally end here, but in case you are looking for a little more depth… Here’s your checklist to finding your depth: Why am… Read more »

My 5 Most Popular Articles

My 5 Most Popular Articles

My 5 Most Popular Articles I’m approaching five years on my website and I’ve been admittedly inconsistent with posting due to some new projects in the works. Over the last five years I have written hundreds of different articles – from training to nutrition. Based on visits, I compiled my 5 most popular articles these… Read more »

What Supplements I’m Using

Is this food ok to eat? How can I get rid of this fat? What is your diet like? What supplements should I use? What do you use? These are the most common questions that I get asked. I’ve written about the diet I follow before, Here, but haven’t talked much about the supplements I use. To be honest,… Read more »

10 Random Nutrition Thoughts

10 Random Nutrition Thoughts 1.) Going low calorie for a controlled period of time will not wreck your metabolism. Chronic low calorie dieting, just like chronic overfeeding, can have some negative consequences. Lesson being – don’t abuse either. 2.) It’s amusing how scared people are of lower calories, yet nobody seems too afraid of constantly being… Read more »

Seated Box Jump

Clarence Softball/Volleyball athlete, Gretchen Weiss, dominating a seated box jump.  Not to mention, she’s only 15 years old! Of course she’s a great athlete but there is something to be said for spending time actually coaching and developing a young athlete to perform movements properly. While she does lift (and she’s very strong too), the… Read more »