I walked into the gym with my program in hand. A comprehensive program from top to bottom: everything from big strength work to accessory lifts; mobility and correctives; sprinkled with some core stability and some bicep pump work, cuz hell, why not? Sets/Reps/Tempo…A1) paired with A2), Tri-set with B’s paired beautifully together. I was an…

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The fitness and nutrition world has gone insane. Like bat-shit crazy. And much of it thanks to social media and the internet, where everything is true and everyone is an expert. And if you don’t agree then you can go eat a bowl of liquid mercury, because heaven forbid you have a different perspective. Gluten…

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This week’s installment of the Exercise of the Week features the 1-dumbbell Push Press What is it? The push press is an upper body explosive exercise. It helps build upper body power by moving a heavy weight as fast as possible. This variation is obviously different: you’re using one dumbbell instead of a barbell. What’s…

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Weight room injuries happen. It’s the nature of the beast. There’s the “I’m a dumbbass and dropped a plate on my foot” kind of injury (I’ve done this); smashed my fingers re-racking plates (done it too); and stubbed my toe on a bench while I wasn’t watching where I was going. There’s also the occasional…

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