1. Changing the Culture: Stop Dying During Your Training

    If you have turned on a TV in the last couple of days, mainly ESPN, you probably saw the story about the University of Oregon football team. If you didn’t I will try to break it down here in just a few sentences and post a link as well.Three Oregon football players were taken to the hospital and t…Read More

  2. How To Give Your “Diet” Robust Diversity

    his is a common misconception when it comes to obtaining a certain physique or body composition. People think they must eat less and exercise more. Or they conceive eating only chicken, broccoli and brown rice, unsalted and unseasoned, is the only way to obtain a “lean” abdominal region. Stop. U…Read More

  3. Intensity and Motivation in Your Workout

    If you don’t have the luxury of having your own coach who keeps track of when you should be pushing harder or backing off of training volume and intensity, you’d better have, at the least, a basic understanding of stress. There are several types of stress, but they all have a very similar effec…Read More

  4. Yeah, this article is about eating out all day

    So, I figured I would have some fun with this post and take a male and female avatar with a set of macros I made up. If you aren’t a flexible dieter you should be after you read this, because it will hopefully shine some light on how the “diet” gives you more freedom and flexibility. WARNING! …Read More

  5. How To “Un-suck” Your Shoulders

        Seriously Evan? Yes I said “un-suck” and yes I know all my English teachers are cringing right now. But seriously, majority of adults have some sort of shoulder pain they deal with every day. What is even crazier is you probably have some form of tear in your shoulder you don’t even know…Read More

  6. Lose the Diet, Lose the Weight

      I’ll start with asking a few questions to assess where you stand, in scope of this article. Have you resolved to start a new diet in the new year, but failed to follow through with the decision?Have you dieted to the tune of no results?Have you lost weight on a diet only to ha…Read More

  7. The ONE Thing

     I recently read the book The One Thing by Gary Keller and Jay Papasan. Have you read it? If you haven’t read it I HIGHLY recommend it. I am writing to you on the first day of the New Year: January 1, 2017. Reading this book at the end of 2016, getting ready for 2017 was perfect timing fo…Read More

  8. Stop Using Your Shoulders as a Scapegoat

    Pinch, tight, click, catch, only hurts when I move my arm, are all common things I have heard when people describe shoulder pain. These are usually followed with an impressive array of stretches, band work, and anything/everything except diagnosing the problem that caused the shoulder pain. Trying t…Read More

  9. Aesthetics or Performance: Can We Have The Best Of Both Worlds?

    Do you know your goal? Why? Probably the number one thing I get asked is ‘how can I burn fat, build muscle and get stronger or faster, etc.?’ This question is usually in the context of doing all three simultaneously because we’re American and want things done last week. It would be nice, I a…Read More

  10. New Year,New You: Tips for Success

    It’s almost that time of year. The time of year you can’t find an empty treadmill or a set of 20lb dumbbells anywhere at your local gym. This is the New Year, New You rush.  People see the New Year as a fresh start on life and a time to make drastic changes. Whether it’s fixing a broken diet …Read More