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5 Exercises to Improve Acceleration

Exercises to Improve Acceleration Acceleration is inherent in every sport we play. Field and team sport athletes spend almost all of their time in the acceleration zone (0-30m), and often their first few steps are what separates them from the competition. If a basketball player can create separation within the first 1-2 steps, he’ll have… Read more »


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Youth Sports Training

If you have a child in athletics, I would hope that you have seen some of the recent literature regarding early specialization in sport. Sports are big business today and with college scholarships on the line, parents and kids are devoting more and more time to perfecting their craft. Between their school team, travel team,… Read more »

Step by Step Guide To a Lean and Muscular Physique: Are All Calories Created Equal?

If you read the first installment of this series (Read Here), I would hope that you have determined a specific goal and that you have taken your baseline measurements (body fat, weight, pictures). The next step is building your plan. I will start from the top (calories) and work down. Let me start by saying… Read more »

Step By Step Guide To A Lean and Muscular Physique: Part 1 – Building The Foundation

I’ve been fortunate enough to work with a lot of different people from all walks of life. I’ve helped pro football players like Larry Fitzgerald put together a nutrition plan to shed body fat and I’ve written diets for your average Joe who just wants to look better. At the end of the day, everyone… Read more »

Sports Performance Training in Buffalo, Ny

Sports Performance Training in Buffalo, Ny

We created this facility for one reason: to break the mold. This is not your typical gym with weekend certified trainers. This is not a training facility where athletes are thrown into groups of 20 kids while an intern checks their facebook and “coaches” them. We wanted to offer something different. A facility where we… Read more »

Tips To Boost Your Bench

Tips To Boost Your Bench

I promised more short blogs so… The bench press. It’s a staple in most people’s routines even though it’s highly overrated and has mainly become an “ego” or measuring stick lift. How much can you bench, bro? If you lift weights, you have probably been asked this question a thousand times. Here are a few… Read more »

How Much Protein Do You Really Need?

How Much Protein Do You Really Need? Enough is enough. Somewhere between ridiculous supplement company recommendations and broscience cooler talk, protein intake has gotten out of hand. Recently, I saw a contest preparation “coach” in my area post a picture of his client’s diet. He was having 500 grams of protein per day. That isn’t… Read more »

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 »

Interview With The King of Aesthetics – Frank Zane

Interview with the King of Aesthetics – Frank Zane As I drove up a long, winding hill in beautiful La Mesa, California, I couldn’t help but be a bit nervous.  I was about to interview and train with one of my idols, Frank Zane. Zane and Arnold were the two physiques that first got me… Read more »

Finding Balance Between Your Life and Your Diet

The concept of embarking on any sort of a diet or structured nutrition plan is terrifying for most people. They envision hunger pangs, constant tracking, low energy, mood swings, and downright unhappiness. Sounds fun, right? No, actually it sounds like total fucking torture. Why do people do this to themselves? Frankly, they don’t know any… Read more »