3 Ways to Fix Your Squat

Proper technique is crucial in any movement pattern, especially once weight is added. The Squat is one movement that should be done regularly to improve your mobility and technique. First thing, you need to make sure your hips are moving back and sitting into the squat rather than a common mistake of driving the knees…

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Stuff I Recommend 2

I love doing these posts because I get to go a little bit off the fitness path and do something different.  There is more to me than fitness, not much, but a little something. It’s been a few months I think since I have done one of these posts and with the holidays and the…

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5 Easy and Convenient Protein Packed Foods

If you want to change your body composition then adding protein to your diet is a must.  Whether your goal is to lose fat or gain muscle, increasing your lean protein consumption should be on top of your to do list Protein helps build muscle, which will increase your metabolism, help you feel fuller longer,…

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Tabata: Fat Incinerator Workout

Some days just get out of our control or something unexpected comes up and screws up everything you had planned.  Normally, the first thing to get sacrificed is your workout. “How can I possibly fit in an hour today to workout?  Just not happening.  I guess I’ll just have to wait till tomorrow.” Well don’t…

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Build a Rock Solid Core: 3 Variations to the Pallof Press

  I received a question from an email subscriber on how to help improve core stability.  They have planked themselves to boredom and wanted some variation.  The Pallof press came right to mind and I decided this would  be perfect for my weekly blog post! The Pallof press is a great way to improve core…

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5 Easy Ways to Burn Fat… Without Exercises

Losing weight has become a jumbled up mess of information and diets of the week that has left most people just paralyzed and not even knowing where and how to begin.  Even worse diet hopping and causing more havoc on their metabolisms. Atkins, Paleo, The Zone, If It Fits Your Macros, Eating Clean, South Beach…

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5 Ways to Stop Lowering Your Testosterone Levels

Every so often I bring up the topic of testosterone.  For us men, testosterone should always be on the forefront of our mind especially when it comes to training.  It has a major part in our ability to build muscle, burn fat, and allow our man bodies to function optimally. Without testosterone, bad things can…

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Best Fitness Tool for Less Than a Cup of Coffee

Fitness equipment is expensive. Outfitting a gym or box with exercise equipment can get you into debt deeper than the U.S. is with China. As an individual building up your own home gym in the basement or garage can be daunting process as you start figuring out what you want/need and how many trips to…

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My Top Ten Posts of 2015

2015 has come and gone so fast.  Even though 2015 was the first year I actually invested in a highly functional website and blog, I like to think that I was able to actually put out some good material this year that you guys enjoyed by traffic each one created. So it is that time…

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Finding Your 1, 3, or 5 Rep Max Just Got Easier

We are very spoiled today with the convenience of technology right at our fingertips.  I basically can think of an idea or subject and with in a minute can have pages of information on that subject right in front of me. As I’ve been working on getting stronger and dealing with more percents of rep…

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