Training With Pain

I’m pretty beat up.  I have a history of back/neck issues, shoulder surgery and I recently partially tore my tricep. Fun stuff.  Anyway, if you have been an athlete or weight-lifter for long enough, you understand that injuries are a part of this.  How can you prevent this from impeding progress in the gym? First,… Read more »

Low Carb is Stupid, Sometimes.

Low Carb is Stupid, Sometimes.

Low Carb is Stupid, Sometimes. Low-carbohydrate diets are still a popular topic in today’s health and wellness world as people continue to argue about the efficacy of this style of dieting. The two sides go back and forth spitting out generalizations and trying to tear the other ideology down. I’m not sure why people get… Read more »

What is Progression?

What is Progression?

What is progression? Far too often I see coaches or trainers blindly add more weight, prescribe crazy exercises they found on youtube, or follow a random template they took from the internet. Put simply, they throw shit at the wall to see what sticks. Progression is built upon knowing what goal you want to accomplish… Read more »

Latest Article for Elitefts

Latest Article for Elitefts

Check out my latest offering over at www.Elitefts.net where I discuss the potential ramifications on your performance and physique from the traditional “bulking” diet.  There is no need to gain excessive fat in order to put on more muscle tissue, we know better now.  Check it out below. Is Your Fat Making You Suck?

Is Your Fat Making You Suck?

Is Your Fat Making You Suck?

Here’s my latest article over on the leading website for lifting, nutrition and sports performance, www.elitefts.net, called “Is your fat making you suck”?  The traditional “bulk”, where you eat a lot more to gain size, is completely unnecessary and may be doing more harm than good.  I discuss some of the basic hormonal reactions to… Read more »

Four Tips to Fix Your Shitty Diet

Four Tips to Fix Your Shitty Diet

Everywhere you turn there is a new diet. Some let you eat cheesecake, some make you fast, and some apparently make you look like a superhero. Regardless, they all share some common things. They have you in a routine, calories are generally controlled, meal timing is generally consistent, and there’s some good application of research;… Read more »

Fasts and Sprints for Fast Fat Loss

Fasts and Sprints for Fast Fat Loss

 Fasts and Springs For Fast Fat Loss Losing weight, specifically fat, is a struggle for most. This article is about what I believe is the most effective cardiovascular method for shedding fat fast and retaining muscle. People get too caught up in how many calories they burned, how long their cardio session was, and how… Read more »

Training: Shoulder Article on Elitefts

Training: Shoulder Article on Elitefts

Check out my latest article for http://www.elitefts.net where I discuss overhead pressing, shoulder injuries + warm up, and give you some new shoulder exercises to try. I even put videos so lazy people don’t have to read as much. http://articles.elitefts.com/training-articles/ive-got-99-problems-but-my-shoulder-aint-one/