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Turbo-Charge your Workout

When I was in college I loved to double my pre-workout. After all, the label said it would supercharge my workout. Therefore, if a scoop was good, three or four would be amazing…right? God no. I’ve never done hard drugs, but I can imagine my reaction was pretty similar to taking a batch of “goods” from Walter White. I felt… Keep Reading

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Four Ways To Train Longer and Harder

  Flash back to two years ago at 4:30 A.M. I rolled out of bed and took a few ginger steps. My knees that used to crackle are stiff and achy.     My shoulder? Same Deal. And early morning training? Well, I used to be able to wake up, run to the gym, and just start hoisting weights. I knew it was… Keep Reading

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Two Ways Dumbbells are Better than Barbells

 It’s Friday, 6 p.m.    You’re on the road, traveling for a weekend. After a long flight, your body feels wrecked.    You need a workout.   Problem is, your hotel gym is limited. There’s a middle aged executive dude sitting on a recumbent bike reading Forbes, a couple empty machines, and a dumbbell rack with weights up to 60 pounds.   Not a… Keep Reading


The Right way to Implement Ramping Sets for Strength

When you’re a beginner, straight work sets work great to stimulate massive gains in strength, performance, and muscle. Problem is, 5×5 at 85% 1-RM gets increasingly difficult the more time you spend under the bar. No longer is your max 185bs on the deadlift. It’s now 365lbs, a  massively significant training stress on your joints, muscles, nervous system, and psyche. Soon,… Keep Reading

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12 Ways Bodyweight Training You Into A Ninja

Since my middle school days I’ve been addicted to the iron. Pushing heavy weight, moving fast, and going hard in the gym, gets me goin’! That said, some aspects have changed. I’ve pushed too hard. Ignored too many nagging issues for too long, and paid the price. For a bit, I saw my athleticism crumble and got worked on the… Keep Reading


14 Expert Tips to Build Muscle

I think you’ll agree with me when I say: Few of us are lucky enough to have hit the genetic lottery for building muscle. Some guys get huge with “one click” protein powder purchases and staring at a loaded barbell. Here’s the kicker: These lifters few and far between. For the rest of us, we need years of dedicated training,… Keep Reading

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Stop Making Excuses, Start Getting Results

 First, a story. Then, a call to action. It’s all about getting past excuses. As a coach, I’ve heard them all.  Hell, I’m made most of them myself…and still have the occasional excuse. Why? Excuses are like that childhood stuffed animal that’s still stuffed in the corner of your closet. Tweet: Excuses are like that childhood stuffed animal that’s still… Keep Reading

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High Frequency Training for Bigger Arms in Six Weeks

Key Points: Total body High Frequency Training gets you the fastest results in the shortest time.    After years of training results become harder to come by– to see rapid results you need a focused approach.   All the volume in the world doesn’t mean jack-shit if you don’t apply tension to the muscles—pursue strength and total body movement.  … Keep Reading

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10 Tips to An Explosive Deadlift

Deadlifts build epic strength. Deadlifts get you jacked. Deadlifts help you get athletic. Deadlifts build a resilient posterior chain and core to support other movements. Deadlifts require full body tension, strength, and sheer willpower to build strong bodies and stronger minds. As such, the deadlift is the most cherished movements in training. It sets up the initial pull in Olympic… Keep Reading

Creatine: What’s the Deal?

Hey guys, i’ve got some exciting stuff today. I reached out to one of my idols in the Fitness industry Tony Gentilcore a few weeks ago to write a guest post. I anxiously waited around my email, checking constantly and drinking vodka to pass the time– okay, not really vodka– until I got a response. Tony was a very down-to… Keep Reading

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