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Bigger Legs and 5 Changes to Make After 40

Here are a few articles I’ve written for Fitness Volt lately. In them I go over how to really train after 40, bigger legs after 40, and 5 changes you can make right now for better results. Check them out below. Over 40 Training Always wonder if you need to change things up after a […]

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No Tech Old School Training Tactics

I wrote a new op-ed on Fitness Volt talking about the advantages of the old school mentality without the technological gadgetry that purveys our lives. Check out the article here: Get Back to Old School Training Without the Tech In it I list out several ways to boost your training results, nutrition, and motivation without […]

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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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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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Confessions of an Un-Bodybuilder

After World War II, General Patton faced a personal crisis. After the fall of the Axis powers, he longed for the engagement and action he felt during wartime. This frustration is of no surprise. After all, his instrumental leadership during a world war had also been a summiting of the Everest of self-actualization. A return […]

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Battle Plans

When I was in the military most of the time was peacetime. During that peacetime we trained, drilled, and prepared for the inevitable deployment or activation. Of course during activations we were high-tempo and used to change, but during the lag times we didn’t lay idle. We were always in prep mode. And this point […]

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Uncomfortable Progress

A revealing reason why we don’t progress as much as we’d like in most things is our desire for comfort. We seek too much of it all the time. I’m guilty as anyone. You get in your car on a hot day? You turn on the A/C. Have to get to the second floor? Take […]

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Everything is Reps

If you think in simple terms, everything in life is reps. If you want to get better at anything you have to put in the time, the practice, and repeat. You don’t learn a new skill once and then you’re good. You need to put in the work. The reps. The repeated practice to ingrain […]

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2 Things to Consider When Hiring a Personal Trainer

I know, I know, not yet another “hiring a personal trainer” article. I’m sure you’ve read many lists, criteria, and must-haves regarding getting professional help in the gym, but I want to highlight two important things I hold near and dear when I train others. Two things that many trainers (not all!) miss. Of course […]