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 »

Advice for Young Coaches and Clinicians Entering the Field

Advice for Young Coaches and Clinicians Entering the Field The health and fitness industry continues to grow, while young coaches pile into a crowded, cutthroat space. It’s ironic because when I was lifting weights back in the early 2000’s, training people was not a coveted job. In fact, few did it because you really couldn’t… Read more »

Tempo Training Set-Ups

Tempo Training Set-Ups Tempo training is my preferred method for developing the aerobic system. While there are many ways to enhance this system, I’ve found this to be the most effective and enjoyable for those using it. At this point, there’s so many different ways people are using the term “tempo runs” that I need… Read more »

Aggressive, Short-Term Fat Loss Toggle

Aggressive, Short-Term Fat Loss Toggle Everyone who hires me for a diet has different goals. The majority of people just need a basic, consistent program – regardless of the method (fasting, low-carb, keto, etc.). While I certainly don’t mind helping those people, I had already adopted that skill at a young age, so my interest… Read more »

2 New Workouts – Upper Body + A Bodyweight, Lower Body Workout

2 New Workouts – Upper Body + A Bodyweight, Lower Body Workout This is Week 1, Day 1 of an upper body session for an online client. My Online Programming has actually become 40% of my entire business, which is way more than I would have imagined when I first started.  There are week to… Read more »

Does Distance Hide Asymmetry in Jumping Tests Post-ACL Repair?

Does Distance Hide Asymmetry in Jumping Tests Post-ACL Repair? Return to sport from an ACL repair is an area we can always do better, especially considering current re-injury rates. Because there will NEVER be just ONE superior, cookie-cutter program to run everyone through, you need to remain adaptable. There’s a bunch of protocols out there;… Read more »

Complex Systems – How Training is Like Trading

Complex Systems – How Training is Like Trading I’m trying to spice things up on the blog here. This a short video presentation with slides and audio. I’m sure people will enjoy this more than just reading an article, just know that it was a royal pain in the ass to make. So don’t get… Read more »