Current Supplements I’m Using and Why

Current Supplements I’m Using and Why If you don’t have your training and nutrition under control, don’t worry about supplements. This is the main reason I rarely write or post about them. The average person eats like shit, doesn’t sleep enough, and haphazardly works out, yet always want to talk about supplements. Don’t be that… Read more »

5 New Exercises You’ve Never Tried

5 New Exercises You’ve Never Tried Unless you hire me for your programming, you’re likely bored as hell with with your current set-up. I don’t blame you. I’ve been training for 20 years now and I’ve gone through plenty of periods where I just needed a change. With that said, here are 5 exercises you’ve… Read more »

4 Week Block to Increase Your Bench Press

4 Week Block to Increase Your Bench Press Whether or not you like the bench press, it’s still a favorite amongst avid gym-goers. Almost everyone who hires me for programming puts the bench press as a lift they are hoping to increase. At this point, I can increase your bench using a million different set-ups… Read more »

Weekly Newsletter 2

Weekly Newsletter 2 In case you didn’t read week 1, you should – Read Here. The message is even more pertinent since inflation ticked higher, but anyway… Most of my in-person or online clients know that I use/recommend the Oura ring. “But I have an apple watch.” The apple watch is junk and it doesn’t do… Read more »

Weekly Newsletter 1

Weekly Newsletter 1 While I will still upload new articles, workouts, and videos; I want to diversify the site even more. The weekly newsletter will cover a wide range of topics – from fitness to finance to longevity. I’d like to think that most of the subscribers here are people open to learning new things… Read more »

The Goal of Training

The Goal of Training You train to induce an adaptation! It’s as simple as that. From there, you can argue about your favorite means and methods – but it all starts with creating an environment that warrants an adaptation. If this is not your goal, you are just moving around. And that’s fine, society would… Read more »

Working a 24 Hour Fast Into Your Diet

Working a 24 Hour Fast Into Your Diet I’m sure the idea of a 24 hour fast is frightening for most, and before I ever did one, I felt the same. After writing diets for hundreds of people over the course of 10 years, I’ve found the 24 hour fast to be an effective and sustainable… Read more »

Nutrition Template for Those NOT Looking to Exercise

Nutrition Template for Those NOT Looking to Exercise I’m sure you had to read the title twice to make sure your eyes weren’t playing tricks on you. Why would someone who makes a living on helping others exercise, possibly promote how to help those who don’t exercise… Quite frankly, because I don’t expect everyone to follow the… Read more »

Generating Passive Income with Options

Generating Passive Income with Options I was never a math all-star, but that hasn’t stopped me from trying to learn new things. While there are far more complex ways to use options (like the million different spreads – iron condor, back/ratio, vertical, etc.), I’m going to touch on the easiest and most simple. My two… Read more »

5 Tricep Exercises You’ve Never Tried

5 Tricep Exercises You’ve Never Tried There’s no beating the basics, but a little bit a novelty never hurt either. In the first installment of this series, I focused on the polarizing world of bicep exercises – 4 Bicep Exercises You’ve Never Tried. Next, I’ll focus on the largest part of the arm (2/3 of it)… Read more »

The Flexibility Delusion – Do You Really Need to Stretch?

The Flexibility Delusion – Do You Really Need to Stretch? “Did you stretch before?”  – “Did you try just stretching it out?”  – “I just need to be more flexible” Just stretch it! Sound familiar? Of course it does, because you’ve either said it or had it said to you hundreds of times. You know,… Read more »

From the Ground Up – Ordering the Squat and Single Leg Progressions

From the Ground Up – Ordering the Squat and Single Leg Progressions Which movement do you start with? What do you do if they can’t currently tolerate it? Where do you go next? Before I continue, I hate “ranking” movements and I often feel too many prioritize the exercise over the adaptation (which is all that… Read more »