1. 5 Lifting Cues To Reconsider

    Some of these cues are as old as lifting weights.  Some of these cues are meant with good intention, while others are just something I think the coach or trainer made up to sound good while they yell across the gym with their chest puffed out. 1. When cueing a squat and/or deadlift, “look up”…Read More

  2. Sticking To the Plan When Traveling

    I have been traveling a lot. Going from city to city and staying in all shapes and sizes of hotels. One of the last hotels I stayed in…let’s just say…the a/c wasn’t working that well. But hey! You got to look on the bright side. I was in the beautiful city of San Diego. Now, just because I h…Read More

  3. Improving Desk Posture

    Rounded shoulders or “upper crossed syndrome” is arguably the most common irregular posture. We are more sedentary than ever and with the development of laptops, tablets, and smart phones, it has made for a postural disaster. Spending large portions of the day seated, not only increases the risk…Read More

  4. Master the Program or Master the Technique

    Does the program matter if everything else sucks? I don’t want to have a debate over what type of program is best or what type of program elicits the biggest gains, the most sweat, or the most likes on Instagram. I think many different programs can work and to be honest its more about execution th…Read More

  5. What Are You Waiting For?

    What is stopping you? What is holding you back? What reason do you have to not… Feel more confident after losing 30 pounds. Getting rid of that knee pain. Building a better relationship with food. Imagine how AMAZING you will feel. What do you need to do to move forward? Do ONE thing. NOT 10. To m…Read More

  6. Nutrition Non- Negotiables

    I love flexible dieting and tracking macronutrients. The two main reasons are to give me a goal amount of food to eat each day and to eat foods I deprived myself for so long between the ages of 16-22 years old when I thought I knew nutrition. So, I eat what I know is better for me, but also trickle …Read More

  7. Balance: Don’t use it, you lose it.

    When writing an exercise prescription, there are both health and skill-related components of physical fitness. For general population, more times than not, the skill related components of fitness are overlooked or undertrained. The focus for exercise of general population has been geared towards ton…Read More

  8. You Have To Play The Long Game

    Patience… “Really bro?! Already pulling at my heart strings…” It is a tough pill to swallow, but anything in life takes time. For example: Becoming a doctor. A famous actor. A billionaire entrepreneur. None of these professions happened overnight you know? It takes hard work and dedication t…Read More

  9. Traveling and Macros

    I have been traveling a lot lately and I wanted to share some quick tips I use to allow me to stay on track with my diet and body composition. Before I begin I just want to say a couple things: 1. The only time I track my macronutrients while traveling is if it is a work trip and my body composition…Read More