Explain it Like I’m 5: The Core

The core is a magical part of the body that gets referenced by almost every fitness person or program. "Toning your core" or "Getting...

The ONE THING You Absolutely Need in the Gym

I haven’t been a beginner in the gym in a long time. I’ve been training for the better part of 12 years, and I...

The 10 Most Underrated Exercises from 10 Different Coaches

As a trainer I have several exercises that I use frequently, because I think they are the best way of performing a certain movement,...

Thinking About Hiring a Trainer? Read This First.

So you’ve decided to hire a personal trainer, good for you! That’s a great step to take in what will hopefully be a long...

Everything is Your Fault

As a personal trainer at a corporate gym, I have a fairly large clientele base. Naturally, this means that I have some clients that...

Why Cardio is Killing Your Results

Charles Poliquin is a Canadian strength coach who has most likely forgotten more than I will ever know about the science of training and...

8 Mistakes That People Make when Trying to Lose Fat

If you're like me, you suck at the majority of things in life.  OHHH STOP. Don't be offended. When was the last time you successfully...

Not Doing This One Thing Can Sabotage Your Fitness

I surveyed 1000 people to find out what they thought were the most important components involved in sculpting a lean, muscular physique. The results...

Follow Up

A while back I wrote an article in which I included an embarrassing photo of me in a speedo. HERE I said something to the...

The One Supplement You Aren’t Taking Enough Of

What if I told you that by taking just a little more of a supplement you probably already have lying around the house, you...

6 Meals Per Day: The Ultimate Nutrition Advice.

It's no mystery. Science has officially made the call on correct nutrient timing, and how many times per day is appropriate to eat for...

Build Muscle/Get Curvy/Tone Up/Etc.

Fitness words sometimes make me hate life. I can't stand buzz words like "core" "stability" "tone" "Brazilian butt lift" and "Santorum". Yet, I use...

The 10 Minute Workout for Superior Fat Loss

Listen up. This is important. If you don't think so, you're wrong, and you can have your money back. I get it. Sometimes you don't...

February Whole Foods Challenge.

February is a hard word to spell. It's one of the words I constantly re-check to make sure I have correct, because it never looks right....

1 “Easy” Secret for Gaining Muscle.

The biggest and most often neglected piece of the gaining muscle experience especially by those who have been self diagnosed as "hardgainers" (those who...