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Rest Your Way to Massive Muscle Growth

  Counting drop sets, reps schemes, and plates on the bar are familiar to most. But rest periods? No so much. Rest periods sit at the back of your mind. Rest periods are an important, but sadly, neglected factor in your muscle growth. Big mistake. By neglecting rest period, you’re handicapping your iron efforts. Luckily, there are guidelines to keep… Keep Reading


Never Have a Bad Workout Again

Guest Post By Dave Bonollo Here’s why workouts are like sex and how my Ladder of Workout Awesomeness ™  will ensure you never have a bad workout again. How many times have you had bad sex? If you consider the alternative of not having sex, even bad sex is still pretty damn good. Now let me ask you: how many… Keep Reading

Torch Fat

9 Ways To Torch Fat In 15 Minutes

They say confession is good for the soul. So here goes: For years, I didn’t do much cardio/conditioning. (Call it what you like. I just knew I didn’t like it.) Sure, I hoisted heavy deadlifts. But I figured the wrong cardio would make me scrawny and weak. Plus, I had the not-so-repressed memories of “extra conditioning” workouts doled out as… Keep Reading


Maximize Muscle Gains By Changing Your Genetic Make Up

Guest Post by Dr. Sharon Ricardo, Professor at Monash University, Australia  The latest scientific evidence suggests you can regulate your genes to promote muscle growth. The gains are permanent and are even passed onto your children. Here’s how it happens and why it matters to people who want to get big. We begin with… How Exercise Can Alter DNA Your… Keep Reading

Obstacle Course Race (OCR)

How To Dominate Tough Mudder and Spartan Races

Guest Post By Rich Ryan If you want to succeed at Obstacle Course Racing (OCR) events like Tough Mudder and Spartan Races, you need to begin with a solid plan that includes getting strong first. Then, you need excellent execution. Don’t just throw mud at the wall (literally!) to see what sticks. Among the more or less random ideas people… Keep Reading

Fitness Business

The 5 Questions You Need To Answer To Start Your Fitness Business

Building an online business to unlock your freedom from trading dollars for hours and workin’ for the man doesn’t just happen. You need a plan. You need clarity. And you need to take massive action. Starting today. And continuing tomorrow and every day after that. It’s a three-step process. First,  avoid the top ten business mistakes trainers make by avoiding these common… Keep Reading

4 Business Lessons in 40 Years

Guest Post By Daniel Freedman I must be a slow learner. That was my thought near the end of Jonathan Goodman’s Strong Pro Summit in May, 2017. First, Mark Fisher dropped knowledge bombs (along with unicorns and rainbows) in a presentation called Five Lessons in Five Years. Then Eric Cressey hit it out of the park with a presentation called… Keep Reading

It’s Official: Science Confirms #Fitspiration Sucks

Guest Post By Lee Bell Heaping contempt and ridicule on “instagram trainers” is easy — and fully justified. Now science confirms it. Keep reading to find out why. Sometimes it seems like the only things you need to succeed in the fitness biz these days is a big pair of biceps (or boobs), good looks, and a slick but cynical… Keep Reading


Is Bad Posture Killing You?

Guest Post By Darin Hulslander Posture counts. A lot. Among the most neglected of health topics, good posture is crucially important to leading a happier and healthier life. This post explains what you need to know about fixing your posture problems. As a trainer with over 10,000 hours of coaching experience often invited by Fortune 500 companies to help solve… Keep Reading

Five Damaging Diet Myths (And What To Do Instead)

Guest Blog Post By Sylvia Best Five damaging diet myths are commonly believed, but they are just that: myths. Believing them will hurt your nutrition progress and leave you more frustrated than ever. The myth-busting advice that follows is what you need to know so that you make your health and fitness journey the success you deserve.   Your next… Keep Reading

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