The Ultimate Core Workout | The Best Bodyweight Ab Exercises

Here's what you need to know: Yes, training abs directly is important for a strong injury proof low back Yes, training your abs is...
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Want To Automate Success? Embrace Your Mundane Routines in a Big Way

Want to put success on auto-pilot with your fitness goals, your work, and your relationships? I've got some not-very-exciting news for you then. If you want...
Strategies For Making Changes That Last

How I Gained 36lbs then Lost 14lbs of fat I Strategies For Making Changes...

Circle up, kids, it’s storytime! And this story is all about yours truly. Growing up, I was a pretty skinny kid. (How skinny? At my...
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Bodyweight Training Vs. Traditional Strength Training – Which is Better?

What if I said you could bulk up without ever touching a single piece of gym equipment? Huh? It’s true. Forget about training with barbells and...
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Make Your Biceps Curls More Effective with this One Tweak

When it comes to arm muscles, it's important to make the most of your technique before adding more weight. Make your curls more effective,...
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You Fat Loss Superpower Isn’t What You Think It Is

A lot of fitness content these days focuses on slowing down, meditation, and breathing exercises. That's because we live in a constant state of...
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Progressive Overload and Why I Stopped Adding Weight to the Bar

If the term "progressive overload" doesn't make you think of jacked guys struggling under tonnage that would crush a lesser human - that's probably...

3 Suspension Trainer Exercises to Shred Your Core

Suspension Trainer (ST) exercises are great for a variety of reasons, as discussed here, here, and here. But one of the reasons that I...

What Supplements Should I Take?

"That'll be 642.83" said the 20 something year old cashier at MaxMuscle. I was checking out with a tub of boring ol' creatine, but the...
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Crossfit For Weight Loss: Is It Best For YOUR Body?

If you’re like me, you probably have a love/hate relationship with CrossFit. I mean, it’s easy to look at guys like Rich Froening and...
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All About Pre and Post Workout Nutrition

You know when you’re out driving on an open highway, the sun is setting, the wind is blowing through your hair (I’ve got a...
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The Top 3 Commandments of Training to Get Results

Are you just starting out on a strength training program and you’re not sure where to begin? Or maybe you are at an intermediate...
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What Do Creatine, Walmart, and Resistant Starches Have In Common?

Not a whole hell of a lot. But, I've been getting a ton of questions lately about these topics, so I'm diving in on this...
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Why You Need Protein To Build Lean Muscle

What do you think about when you hear the word “protein”? Do you envision a big, sweaty weightlifter guy grunting loudly while he benches 400...

Which is More Important, Rest Time or Weight?

As a male, I already have predispositions towards lifting weights that are too heavy for my abilities. When you add on my tremendous ego...