Don’t Buy Into the “Battery Theory” of Exercise

President Trump strikes again, training his meticulous and well practiced gaze upon exercise as a whole. Trump, when asked about fitness by Evan Osnos...

Rest Between Sets | Optimal Time Between Exercises

One of the biggest predictors of success, yet one of the most glossed over, tossed out, and generally unnoticed aspects of training is how...

ELi5: Tabata

The Tabata protocol is the single best way to burn fat. However, 98% of Bootcamps, Crossfit classes and personal trainers are DOING IT WRONG. This type...
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Powerful Secrets For Long Term Fitness Success

Paul Riili is that guy. You know the one – the dude killing it in the gym (back when we could actually go to...

Three Reasons for Women to Train with Weights

This post is brought to you by Katelyn Travers, a friend of mine and a hell of a good coach. She's a living legend,...

I Am Not A Fitness Model

I went to Vegas this weekend and drank beers, ate ice cream, and loved every minute of it. Now I'm back home and I look...
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Make Bulgarian Split Squats EVEN MORE BETTER with this One Trick

Everyone knows that Bulgarian Split Squats are one of the best single leg exercises for being jacked, flexible, and healthy, and one of the...
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Start Your Day Right With This Simple Morning Routine

Morning routines. Everyone’s got one. Maybe you’re smashing your alarm clock and cursing the time while running out the door with a bagel in...

Just Not Feeling It? Use These 4 Proven Psychological Principles to Get More Done.

Do you even lift bro? No matter what you bench press, no matter how good you look in your lulu lemon tights, and no...

Survive The Holiday Weight Gains – The Ultimate Guide

The Ultimate Guide To Surviving Holiday Weight Gain The holidays are upon us, bringing with them horrible renditions of children singing Christmas carols that are...
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Build The Life You Want by Giving Up These Three Things

I’ve got a list for you today -- but don’t worry. It’s not another TO DO list. It’s more of a TO DON’T list....
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Your Body is a Lamborghini, Fuel It Like One

Question: Would you put regular old, unleaded gasoline into say, a Lamborghini? Answer: &#%$ NO! So why are you still putting low-grade fuel into the most...

Do You Only Need 1 Minute of Exercise?

So you read the New York Times article about how all it takes is a minute of exercise to get fit, and now you’re...

You’re Thinking Too Much – One Surefire Way to NOT Make Progress

"What should I eat after a workout? "When should I do cardio?" "Do I need to do squats even though they hurt my back?" I get questions...
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Morning BodyWeight Routine for Energy, Muscle and Fat Loss

We've all heard the phrase "abs are made in the kitchen". True enough. But it doesn't do service to the fact that exercise is...