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How To Smash Through Strength Plateaus

Have you hit a frustrating training plateau?   You hit the gym diligently, day after day, week after week, and put in the work… but you just can’t PR your lifts. You’re frustrated as heck and ready to give in, right? Don’t. They say the definition of insanity is doing the same thing, over and…
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A Better Warm-Up To Improve Your Workouts & Prevent Injury

Your warm up sucks. Here’s what to do about it. The old stand-by of doing “5 minutes on the treadmill and some random stretches” before you lift is as outdated as the high school gym teacher who taught you it was the right way to warm up. Worse, this weak excuse for a warm up could…
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Upper Body Training for Skiers and Snowboarders

Ski and snowboard season is fast approaching. Now is the time for skiers and snowboarders to “get in shape” for the slopes so you can crush it from first chair to last. To most, this means cardio and legs, right? While that’s not a bad idea – you’ll certainly need strong legs and lungs this…
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Injured? Get Back Into The Gym Safely With These Tips

Hey, team, let’s be real… injuries suck. But if you’re an active person and enjoy lifting, running, skiing, and playing sports, dealing with occasional aches and pains is a major reality of your active lifestyle.   Having been sidelined by accidents and injuries before, I understand the frustration of not being able to do the…
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Three Weight Loss Diets That Actually Work

Search the internet for “weight loss diet” and you’ll be inundated with about 8,240,000 results in 0.57 seconds. That’s a lot of freaking diet information to wade through. Allow me to simplify matters for you. The dirty little secret of the diet industry is that ALL diets work, as long as they create a calorie…
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7 Simple Sleep Tips To Get Strong, Lean, or Jacked

You can sleep your way to gains You’re probably aware that sleep is important, but if you’re like most people, you don’t get adequate shut eye. Well, enough is enough. Sleep ain’t a luxury. It’s a necessity for a high-performing body and mind. Sleep is the most underrated performance enhancing drug available to people wanting…
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How To Reverse Diet For Faster Fat Loss

If you want to lose weight, you’ve got to diet – that is, create a calorie deficit. But what if you’ve been dieting for a long time, and progress stalls? It might be time for a “reverse diet” to re-ignite your fat loss! The first law of fat loss is to eat less food than…
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Does Your Cardio “M.I.S.S.” The Mark?

What’s the best cardio for weight loss?   The common wisdom circulating the gym crowd is that weight loss comes down to a “more is better” approach. If you lose a little weight doing 30 minutes of cardio per day, you can lose more weight by doing 40 minutes of cardio. If you see results…
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How To Lean Out This Summer With One Piece Of Equipment

Summer is here – are you ready? Memorial Day weekend officially kicked off the summer season of barbecues, pool parties, and beach vacations. If the thought of sitting poolside in your swimsuit terrifies you, you’re not alone. Most people want to lean out (or stay lean) this time of year, but they make one crucial…
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The Best Training Splits For Fat Loss, Muscle Growth, and Athleticism

Starting a workout routine can be daunting due to all of the uncertainty about planning and executing the “best” training plan. Allow me to clear up all of the unnecessary confusion so that you waste less time worrying and have more time to actually train to lose fat, build muscle, and increase your athleticism for…
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