Less is More: Returning from Injury (Runner’s knee)

Less is More: Returning from Injury (Runner’s knee) I love America, but we do everything here to the extreme. We’ve always been taught more is better, but, when it comes to training – less is more and better is better. Every year, I get referred athletes in pain or have to consult with injured athletes… Read more »

Stay Hungry Longer with Intermittent Fasting

Stay Hungry Longer with Intermittent Fasting The first time I spoke with Frank Zane I asked him what his nutritional approach was when prepping for a show. How was he able to get so lean? His answer, “stay hungry longer,” couldn’t have been more fitting. This statement perfectly depicts the inner workings of fat loss… Read more »

3 Contrast Method Setups

3 Contrast Method Setups Contrast training has been around for ages, so this is nothing new. However, it’s a method that is still underutilized by many coaches and could help athletes who have hit a plateau. I’m going to outline a few different setups I have used with my athletes and give you a brief… Read more »

2 New Lower Body Workouts 

2 New Lower Body Workouts Are you sick of doing the same workout over and over? Who the hell wouldn’t be. Here are two new lower body workouts. The first is for a client with more strength oriented goals who is in her higher intensity phase. The second workout is for an online client who… Read more »

Body Recomposition for an NFL Player

Body Recomposition for an NFL Player When your calories are a little higher and you’re less worried about body fat, performance gains fall in your lap. This perfect world is called – bliss. Eventually reality sets in. While this is fun and all, there’s a point where you’ll likely want to drop body fat, put… Read more »

2 New Circuits

2 New Circuits Half of my subscribers are just here for the circuits. Well, here you go. Two new ones since I haven’t posted any in a while. Enjoy and good luck. Circuit 1 Back extension + dumbbell row (these are tough) x 8-10 Half-kneeling shoulder press (put front foot in front of opposite knee)… Read more »

Pros & Cons of a Refeed – Should You Use One?

Pro & Cons of a Refeed – Should You Use One? The “refeed” was undoubtedly made popular by the bodybuilding world. If we are being truthful, bodybuilders (while not always 100% right), have influenced the strength training and nutrition world more than anyone. And for good reason. When done properly, they run the ultimate trial… Read more »

Is What You’re Doing Actually Working?

Is What You’re Doing Actually Working? Is what you’re doing actually working? It’s a simple question, yet one that people purposely avoid. And who can blame them? The answer is almost always – NO. This is not specific to fitness. People tend to conveniently ignore when a relationship is deteriorating, or if they’re underperforming at… Read more »

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 »