May 7, 2020

As a nation, Americans are terrible at taking vacation. The last statistic I saw, 52% of paid time off goes unused. Vacations, breaks and rest are great!


Working hard is great. This includes time in the gym, not just at your profession. Having these days off will help...

June 11, 2019

I would say it is NOT getting onstage in a competition and posing in front of a group of judges.  While this might be a surprise, let me explain.

The definition of bodybuilding as I see it is the process of building muscle and lowering bodyfat composition, hence “buildi...

May 2, 2019

Guys, this isn't fancy or something abnormal, but getting sleep is important. 


I used to be the guy who would be proud of not getting much sleep, but this is counterproductive. Sleep not only allows you to restore and repair physically, but I also mentally, emotionally...

March 11, 2019

We can only focus on one thing at a time. As an example, try listening to a song and reading a book at the same time. Then go back and write down a couple lines from each. You will not be able to do either very well.


The same goes with other tasks; multitasking is not...

February 20, 2019

1st Installment:

Over Christmas, I was reminded of one of the many benefits of having a home gym to train at. On the days that commercial gyms shut down (or have limited hours), it’s super cool to be able to get my workout in when I want to. Felt good to get a solid leg...

February 7, 2019

One of the habits I have been working on for this month is taking some time to just clear my mind and focus on my breath for five to fifteen minutes.



This has numerous benefits including allowing deeper thoughts, recharging, less stress and recovery.

What I do: take...

December 28, 2018

There is nothing magical about Jan 1. Yeah it's the first day of the year but doesn't mean that people can't start before or after to achieve their big goals.

That said, don't be afraid or ashamed to go ahead and start anew tomorrow! It might be simply tightening up wha...