Mitch Gill

Dear Psycho Trainer

Dear Psycho Trainer, I’ve seen your damage…whether it is on the treatment table as I am fixing your former or even current clients or they come to me because your training has left them broken down and dreading training. You take great pride in your ability to break people. Often …

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Why I DON’T Program the Leg Press

The leg press, an exercise that is often hotly debated, is the topic for today. Bodybuilders adore it. While the functional fitness side of the coin despises it. I would say I have a tendency to fall in line with the functional fitness folks on this topic. I don’t use …

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Why You Need The Inverted Row and 5 Variations

The inverted row goes by many names. You may have heard it called the ring row, the horizontal pull-up, or the fat man’s row just to name a few. Well fat guys aren’t the only ones who can use the inverted row to get strong. Whatever you call the exercise, …

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Build Your Base, Build Foot Strength

If you know even a little bit about building something, you know that a strong foundation is the first thing that must be considered. Any structure needs a strong and sound base. For the human body, the foot is the foundation of the structure. Imagine two buildings, one on solid …

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The Simplest Workout Finisher

In this complicated day and age, we could all use more simplicity. Our workouts should not add to the problem. Sticking to the simple basics can still get you the results you want. One workout finisher is as simple as it gets. When you think of men (heck even the …

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The WORST: 5 Exercises to Avoid and How to Replace Them

Now that I’ve gotten your eyes with a click-baiting title I have to offer one disclaimer. I am not one to say any exercise sucks because their is so much to consider when evaluating the effectiveness of an exercise. How To Assess An Exercise First you must consider your goals. …

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#TRAINWITHAPURPOSE

Most people aimlessly wonder through their fitness¬†journey, with not rhyme or reason to their workouts. Some people just workout to punish themselves for indulging too much or because they “let themselves go”. They just go move some weight or themselves around and not cause any real change. Their training is …

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Exercise Variety: What May Be Holding You Back

Exercise variety

It all started around the time P90X came out. The phrase “muscle confusion” became apart of the fitness dictionary. The idea that to maintain progress you can’t use the same exercises or workouts multiple times in a row. BeachBody, the creators of P90X, made a killing off of making people …

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The Half-Kneeling Press: Starting From The Bottom

Going back to square one can be a good thing. Starting over on a project can allow you to reset and rebuild to make things better. The same goes for building better movement patterns. Sometimes you have bring things back down to earth to build a better base leading to …

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GTS Quick Tip: Pull More Weight With This Trick

There are certain tricks that seem like magic. You make one little change in your training and boom your eyes are opened to a whole new world of strength and muscle #gainz. Today’s GTS Quick Tip will show you how the thick bar can help you pull more weight or …

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