Meal Prepping: Setting Yourself Up For Success

Let’s face it.  Not everyday is going to go your way.  However, you do have some control by setting yourself up to succeed rather than just living on the fly and expecting life to always workout perfectly. If you ever worked on a goal then you know that never happens. Preparation is key and important…

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Get Abs Like A Gymnast: The Hollow Body Hold

“I want a weak core” – said no one ever.  Having a strong core is going to make you better at everything you do in the gym, sports, and physical aspects of life.  I feel fortunate enough to have read alot about core training when I first started working out  and focused on it a…

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Do You Even Read, Bro? 3/13/16

Good morning guys!  It’s been a loooong week, but the weekend has come and is on the way out as you sit down here on Sunday morning to read this week’s email.  For all of those doing the Crossfit Open, keep up the hard work, hang in there and keep pushing to pump out your…

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The Most Important Training Factor

We all have that one friend that wants to get in shape, but never seems to get himself to do it.  You take him on as your training partner and for a few weeks he shows up and seems to be turning a corner.  He starts seeing results and you start noticing that now he…

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Do You Even Read, Bro? 3/6/16

Good Sunday Morning all, It was a late night last night for me, for those who know me and read this blog, know that I am a fan of mixed martial arts.  With big fights last night in the UFC 196 event, it was a very fun and exciting time.  The thing that made the…

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Do You Even Read, Bro? 2/29/16

Happy Monday everyone! I hope you all had a great weekend and now it’s time to get back to work in the workplace and gym. To start things off the winner of the February Give Away of Alpha Brain Instant from Onnit is Darren K.  So check your email Darren for an email from me…

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5 Ways to Make Your Own Motivation

If you are looking for motivation to carry you through and hit your goals, then you are setting yourself up for failure. The reason why I say this is because motivation is a deplete-able resource.  You may begin with all the motivation and excitement in the world, but after a few days, weeks, months, it…

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Do You Even Read, Bro? 2/14/16

It’s been a while since I put out a Do You Even Read, Bro?.  I figured it was time to share some fitness knowledge from some great coaches that you can learn from.  You can never learn enough and I can only write so much myself. 3 Mobility Drills for Solid Overhead Lifts – Keira…

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Fill Out That T-shirt This Summer: Boulder Shoulders

Broad shoulders can make a BIG statement on a guy.  They can be a characteristic of strength, confidence, athleticism and they demand respect.  They could arguably be considered the most manliest characteristic a guy could have. In a day and age where too many men are sitting in front of a computer with rounded forwarded…

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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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