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Podcast Interview with Average Bros Fitness

Check out my latest interview from Average Bros Fitness. We talk about training, nutrition, motivation, the fitness industry, and competition. Enjoy! *** Subscribe for updates.

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Be Like Bruce Lee, My Friend (or How to Stick to Your Training)

There’s a famous interview with Bruce Lee where he describes his philosophy of his life. As he was most notable for his martial arts and movies, he applied this mindset to everything. He was truly a man of deep reverence by his peers, the public, and an ever-growing audience from every generation to this day. […]

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What I Did on My Week Off

Most of us will treat a week off from the gym as just that: a week away, usually indulging in some bad food, and giving our joints, tendons, and ligaments a break. I have a quote I tell almost every client: “Don’t schedule time off. Life will do it for you.” In other words, life […]

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The Best Body Part Split for You: A Reader’s Question

I get some great questions about training, nutrition, recovery, and motivation from readers. Many of these questions are common among you so I’d like to answer some right here for all to benefit from. Here is an email I received from Nick. He has a few concerns about training splits. Hey Brad, This is a […]

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Over 40 and New Fitness Tech

A student of mine recently approached me about training and wanted my opinion on a new fitness app he was contemplating using. He spoke on end about all the things this app could do to inevitably help him achieve his goals of more lean muscle. The app, he explained, tracked everything from reps and sets […]

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New Split New Muscle Gains

I’ve been on my current training program for some time now. As one of the three programs I absolutely love to do and produces an appreciable amount of gains in muscle mass and strength, I think it’s time for a change. Has the current routine stopped working? Not necessarily. It’s just a number of factors […]

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What to Do About Burnout

We all face burnout sooner or later, but do we really deal with it in a systematic way that benefits our long-term goals? Or do we just haphazardly take time off and let loose on our diets and training? Is there a better way to handle when we feel burned-out, tired, and overly fatigued from […]

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The Lost Art of Deep Work in the Gym

I guarantee that I can take most individuals who are on a quest for more muscle and a leaner physique and multiply their progress several times over within several weeks. I don’t like the word guarantee very much and avoid mentioning this overused term, but this is a time I can confidently expouse that infamous […]

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New Leg Training Routine for My Bad Knee

My leg training has been mostly successful for the past few weeks. However, as with all things it can get a bit stale. Always willing to change, I once again shifted gears and came up with another knee-friendly leg routine. What’s different? I didn’t reinvent the wheel or anything, but I did throw in two […]

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The Most Overlooked Training Principle for Muscle Size

I’ll spare you the normal intro B.S. and get right to it. The most overlooked training principle for putting on real muscle size is rest periods between sets. Pure and simple. Maybe you or someone like you is guilty of not following this hallowed rule? I was for the longest time. When I was younger […]