Once upon a time, when I was younger and dumber, I thought that I was “too good” for push-ups. Who needs push-ups when you’ve got the bench press, bro? Push-ups are for weenies, I thought. And like most things I “knew” as a young buck, I was way wrong. Push-ups are a stellar exercise for several…

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Welcome to a new series that I’m calling 3WH, or the WHAT WHEN WHY HOW series for exercises. The Deadlift is hands-down one of my favorite exercises of all time I make it a point to work it at least once a week. Because of how effective the deadlift is with stripping body fat and building…

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Program Design 101: 5 Steps to Kick Ass in the Gym So you’re ready to hit the gym! Good for you, and best of luck moving forward. But that creeping feeling comes in: What the fuck am I supposed to do in the gym? I don’t blame you: there’s a dude over there pumping his…

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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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