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5 Crucial Life Lessons I Learned From Tough Transitions

Guest Post By George Kalantzis For most of us, the hardest life lesson of all is that the unknown is terrifying.  Right now, everything in life has been shaken up. What we thought was true yesterday is no longer true today, mostly because we have no idea where life will take us. It wasn’t that long ago, after checking off… Keep Reading

How To Get Back To Lifting With The Gym Reopening

Guest post by Dave Vargo The great gym reopening of 2020: I know you’ve been waiting for it. You’ve practically been foaming at the mouth as you anxiously await the click of the gym door unlocking. And the time for the gym reopening is just about here. The time when the squat racks will be rushed harder than the toilet paper… Keep Reading

Fat Loss Myths

5 Popular Fat Loss Myths

With so many fat loss myths abound, it’s easy to feel completely overwhelmed. Losing fat is even tougher when every bit of advice tends to conflict with the last. Luckily, we’re here to clear the air and simplify fat loss for you. Here are five popular fat loss myths you must ignore and a simple plan to look great naked… Keep Reading

Lower body training

Bodyweight Lower Body Training For Athletes: A Simple, Strategic Approach to Lower Body Training Without Weights

A surefire sign of a good coach or lifter is their ability to get great results regardless of equipment or circumstances. You can build lower body muscle and athleticism with a strategic blend of explosive movement by maximizing time under tension and progressive overload. What follows is a four-week lower body training program. You’ll train your lower body twice per… Keep Reading

rotational athlete training

Minimalist Home Training For Rotational Athletes

Guest Post From Dr. J.P. Guidry, DPT CSCS TPI We’re all in the same boat now. We all face the same challenges when it comes to training under the current shutdowns due to COVID-19. And that includes rotational athletes. A rotational athlete is any athlete who uses twisting within the torso in order to perform their sport-specific movement. They include… Keep Reading

One Arm Push Up

How To Do A One Arm Push Up

One arm push ups are more than a party trick. They’re an incredible feat of total body strength and underrated muscle builder. I’ll break down the benefits in a moment. But first, a question: Have you ever noticed the amazing physiques of elite level gymnasts despite the fact that they train only with body weight? The vast majority of gymnasts… Keep Reading

Four Tips to Implement Maximize Athletic Power Training

Key Points: –Relative Strength is the secret sauce that allows you to run faster, move quicker, and jump higher -Absolute strength and relative strength are both vital to athletes, but more attention must be paid to relative strength for athletes. – Strength is a key component for athletic success, but of one of many components. -Further increasing strength levels may… Keep Reading

Lose Fat Fast

How To Calculate Your Calories To Lose Fat Fast

Want to drop the chub quickly but retain lean body mass? Here’s exactly how to calculate how much you should (or shouldn’t) be eating to lose fat fast.  Whether you lose fat or not comes down to whether you’re burning more calories than you’re taking in each day. So, what I’m about to break down for you is the simple… Keep Reading

counting calories

Why You Should Count Calories for 30 Days Once In Your Life

What do you think of when you think of “counting calories?” I’d bet the first words that spring to mind are “annoying,” “nerdy,” and “anal-retentive.” Maybe even “obsessive” or “pain in the ass.” I agree. But here’s the thing. You should count calories anyway… …but only once and only for 30 days for the most convincing of reasons. It’s the best way… Keep Reading

Holiday weight gain

Nine Simple Tips to Prevent Holiday Weight Gain

Do you want to know how to stay lean and healthy over the holidays without sacrificing great food, new memories, and fun? Of course you do. But here’s the thing. Holidays are hectic and a bit crazy. Your best intentions can fly out the window. Four years ago, I took a Christmas family trip to Costa Rica and hated how I… Keep Reading

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