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Fitness Guide to Parkinson’s Law: How to Lose Fat Faster

Flashback to 2014. My days all started the same: Up at 4:00 a.m., a cup of black coffee, and heading to the gym. Then, in a caffeine infused blitzkrieg, the day was on. Clients from 5 am to 6 or 7 pm, with a few one-hour breaks. These one-hour breaks were a godsend. Besides getting off my feet, they were… Keep Reading


The Fitness Myth That Kills Progress

There is a fitness perpetuated by the fitness industry. No one is innocent. Not me, you, expert coaches, powerlifters, athletes, CrossFitters, or the swole bro’s at your gym. It leads to information overload and the frustration of pulling your hair out and worrying that you’re doing it all wrong. It leads you to ditch your diet for the next cure-all diet plan,… Keep Reading

Gym Etiquette

29 Gym Tips for Better Gym Etiquette (and Domination)

I’m in Georgia for the weekend to spend a few days at a wedding. Once I leave the monstrosity known as Hartsfield-Jackson airport , I’ll be crushing some Southern BBQ, having push-up contests’ with my brother-in-law, and rumor has it… testing out some moonshine (if I’m brave enough). Hopefully, I don’t go blind. Stay tuned to Instagram, this may get interesting.… Keep Reading

Expert Tips to Build Muscle

How I Overcome The Busy Trap

We all seek to look busy in the eyes of our peers.  We tend to define success as how much work we get done, how long our work days are, and how much money we make.  I’m not sure I agree on any of these definitions of success, but they’ve all played into my opinion of a successful day, month,… Keep Reading

Online Personal Training

The Simple Way to Achieve Your Fitness Goals

If all workouts went as planned, supplements were a magical cure-all, and the perfect diet really existed, most guys would be swinging a hammer like Thor and picking up Natalie Portman. Instead, we bite off more than we can chew. We throw the the old workout program in the trash, and latch onto the next big thing.  We change our entire… Keep Reading


10 Gym Bag Essentials

  Torture Tools and Recovery Resources “What the hell is that?” I sat down at the gym as the kid, probably 16, checked out my bag. He’s a high school football player, working another coach, and he couldn’t unfix his eyes from my bag. He also had a weird sideways grin on his face. I pulled out the Rumble Roller, a… Keep Reading


The Daily Short List to Cut Negativity and Consistently Succeed

Daily Short Lists ensure your essential habits and tasks get completed. Key Points: Cut yourself some slack and make a short list of your most essential tasks Your short list is a collection of habits or tasks that leave you feeling successful and happy with your day Define why habits make your short-list and why they’re important. If you don’t… Keep Reading


Escape from Hardgainer Hell: Nutrition for Hardgainers

For some dudes building muscle is easy. Add protein and creatine to their diet mixed with any  training and voila: 10 pounds of muscle in a month. I’m not that guy. In fact, I could pull off skinny jeans and small t-shirts no matter how much I thought I ate or how hard I trained. It sucked. That all changed… Keep Reading

Shake Up Your Muscle Building Diet

Building muscle is brutally tough work. Some dudes might even say it’s impossible. Like most of my clients you probably want a strong, high-performance body that’s ripped, muscular, and by all accounts, capable of handling anything the world throws at you. You already train smart, are dedicated to high-performance training, and you eat a decent diet. Still, you aren’t getting… Keep Reading

Part 1: Training Essentialism: What Every Workout Needs

Doing less but better is what every workout needs for more efficient training and faster gains. As a trainer, I have the privilege to meet and get to know many successful clients. Most of them hold high status jobs, make great money, and live the “American dream.” Unfortunately, most are consumed and overwhelmed by all pressures around them. They’re eager… Keep Reading

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