Hey there! Usually, I start these things with a story or anecdote, you know, one to rope you in and help you identify with me or whatever, but instead, I just want to let you in on a secret: I don’t really love to train. Sure, working in a gym gives me very few…

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  “If you don’t know where you’re going, any road will get you there.” -Lewis Carroll In the fall of 2017, I had one goal: Stop being so damn weak. Earlier that spring I had worked towards a very different goal: look lean and sexy AF with my shirt off. For four months I focused on…

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Hey there! Thanks for joining me on my next installment of the 3WH. Today we’re talking the ROW: There are many variations of the row that we’ll cover, but it’s important to understand that A) everyone needs to row, a lot and more often than they think they should B) The row helps build upper back…

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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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Six-pack(ish) and lean(er) because, well, I’m not gonna be on the cover of any Sports Illustrated or fitness magazine, but hey, I reached a goal. About 10 weeks ago I hired Joey Percia to be my coach. Yes. I am a strength coach and trainer by trade. But even I need some direction sometimes. In…

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I’m an avid Game of Thrones fan: every Sunday, 8 pm, I glue my butt to the couch and dive into the fantasy world of Westeros. Knights and Kings. Princes and Princesses. Lords and Ladies. Blood and guts and sword fights and the occasional gratuitous sex scene. GoT is my shit! You know nothing, Jon Snow Scorned redheads…

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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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