“Man, I went to the gym the other day and lifted heavy weights for the first time ever. I came out totally jacked!” ~No One Ever Okay, so it’s a joke. When people said: “We would never want to look like you” Arnold Schwarzenegger famously replied, “Don’t worry, you never will.” He wasn’t joking. Building muscle,…

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Do you want a strength movement that builds a killer body, slays dragons, and gets the girl every time? I know I do. Enter the Trap Bar Deadlift: What is it good for: By engaging the muscles of your upper back, hips, thighs, lats, forearms the trap bar deadlift helps build a massive amount of…

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Recently I finished Essentialism by Greg McKeown. It’s about the “disciplined pursuit of less.” In summary, it’s a way to identify the things that are important (essential), recognize things that aren’t, and maximize time and energy in only those important things. Less, but better. Many of its principles can be applied to daily life, like:…

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I’ve been training for roughly five years now, and I’m only starting to feel a little comfortable as a coach, despite the large stack of literature on my coffee table that constantly reminds me how little I actually know. Personal Training and S&C are constantly evolving: research is conducted every day to help clients and…

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Heads up! This post is less than 900 words, so about 5 minutes of reading time. How much? How many? How far? How long? When it comes to exercise, these are questions I answer daily. How many times per week should I lift? How many exercises? How many sets and reps? How far and how…

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