Fitness

Why Your Young Athlete Needs Strength Training

“Strength training will stunt your growth!” “Strength training is dangerous for young athletes!” “Strength training will make you stiff and bulky!” Sadly some these myths are still pervaded in youth athletics…often times by ignorant sports coaches who are still stuck in the 80’s with both their tactical and physiological knowledge. …

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My 4 Pillars of Fitness

There are some ideas or beliefs that guide us through life. I like to call them “pillars”, or the principles in which my decisions are built on. Well here are the “pillars” in which I base my training upon. Consistency Consistency can be broken up into two “sub-pillars” for me. …

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Random Thoughts While My Youngest Daughter Naps: First Edition

When you have two little girls…one who can’t hardly talk, you get very little time to sit down in your own thoughts. So I figured I’d take a page from my buddy, and pretty bad ass trainer, Brett Cummins(you can find him here) and just spill my thoughts onto paper…while …

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4 Things That Are Stealing Your “Gainz”

If there as anything a “bro” can’t stand…it’s losing gainz. Yes, it’s spelled with a z. You can find it. In the dictionary. The bro dictionary. But in all seriousness, gains are the reason most people go to the gym. Whether someone is trying to gain more muscle or see …

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The Best of the Week: Things You Shouldn’t Miss 1/14-1/20

Welcome back for another Best of The Week! My Personal Shenanigans Build an Aerobic Base For Better Performance Find out why you need to build your aerobic base for better performance 5 Ways to Make an Exercise Harder Without Adding Weight Check out a few simple ways to make an …

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5 Ways to Make an Exercise Harder Without Adding Weight

When people think of making an exercise harder they often think they can only add more weight. Sure adding plates to your bench or squat may lead to gains but eventually you may hit a plateau. But some people aren’t looking to add more weight to their lifts, they just …

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Build An Aerobic Base For Better Performance

The last 4 months of 2017, I was a real meathead. I was lifting big weights and eating even bigger. Shoot, I even set a personal record for me on the squat at 405…that’s pretty good for someone who wears a 36” inseam. But I started to notice something…I could …

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The Best of the Week: Things You Shouldn’t Miss 1/7-1/13

It’s that time! The best of the week! Have some really good content for you to check out this week. Check it out. My Personal Shenanigans 3 Things Men Can Learn From Women In The Gym Men tend to be know-it-alls in the gym…but they should start paying attention to …

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3 Things Men Can Learn From Women In The Gym

The gym and especially the weight room can be a male dominated “jungle” of sorts and can be a bit intimidating for women. For your laughing pleasure check out this video on “gym wildlife”. Luckily, many women have begun to venture into the weight room and start lifting heavy weights. …

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The Best of the Week: Things You Shouldn’t Miss 12/31-1/6

I hope your 2018 has started out on the right way! Hope you are dominating your goals you set for yourself in 2018. Here is some of the best content from this week to help you keep it rolling! My Personals Shenanigans The Biggest People Make When Trying to Lose …

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