March 5, 2020

When people train in the AM, whether lifting or cardio, I am often asked if they don't eat, is it bad?

So the answer is a combo of intensity and energy. When we wake up, we are in a fasted state from sleeping all night. This means our blood sugar is usually low. Dependi...

January 27, 2020

Having competed in both the sport of bodybuilding (natural) and powerlifting over the past 25+ years, I believe and experienced many benefits that crossover between the two sports.  I can think of many athletes that have done the same and showed success.  There are man...

October 17, 2019

Caffeine is a buzzword (pun intended) and with all the options available, what should you do?  While it can enhance performance in a variety of ways (physical and cognitive for example), as with most things in life, more is not better.  

In this video, I discu...

September 15, 2019

Over the weekend, I had the opportunity to volunteer with a group that put together a fully accessible obstacle course for those with disabilities. The finale was the huge water slide at the end.

The idea was to get individuals to be able to achieve something that they...

June 21, 2019

This is a topic that I struggle with: posture. It is always present, sitting, standing, heck, even sleeping.

The key here is to keep your spine neutral. That's why standing is so preferable to sitting. That said, if you do sit, you want to be upright with minimal stress...

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...

September 21, 2018

"What you don't deal with will eventually deal with you." -Simon T. Bailey

Have you been procrastinating anything? Perhaps a project, appointment, uncomfortable encounter? By putting these off, it not only causes anxiety to build bit it usually only gets tougher with t...

April 4, 2018

Working around injuries comes with the territory regarding training.  You either have one or someday you likely will.  Hopefully it’s nothing major and you can fully recover, but in the process of recovery or if it is more a long-term limitation, what can you do?


February 21, 2016

In the digital age of keywords and SEO, the plethora of buzzwords to define success is growing. Transformation, intensity, power, explosion; all examples of trendy ways to express the force behind success. However, there’s one word that rises above all of these: CONSIS...

September 18, 2014

Clients often ask me about motivation, and it frequently begins with statements such as, “I’m losing motivation” or, “I’m trying to get motivated.” What they don’t realize, is that these misguided expressions are being directed toward the wrong person; they only need t...

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