3 Things Awesome People...

While our individual definitions may differ, for me, awesome people are those who have made their life awesome by making other people’s lives awesome.

5 Exercises You Need to...

After nearly 15 years in the personal training industry, I can say that my success with kids, adults, and pro athletes from both an adherence and results standpoint has come from continually simplifying my programs and learning how to teach simple exercises more effectively.

5 Things About Kids

My coaching style was akin to playing a game of “whack-a-mole” at an arcade, quickly reacting to every behavior deviation I was unswervingly causing due to my lack of experience.

Your Year (WHY?)

You’re going to make 2014 the best year of your life.

The Inverted Fat Loss P...

“I’m so frustrated with my weight/fat loss program! I do the elliptical for 30 minutes at a heart rate of 140 five days a week, I do some weights, and I try to eat pretty good.” –The battle cry of the fat loss frustrated.

Breath vs Booze: (CHALL...

Family, presents, shopping, parties, traveling, and tradition! All of the above wrap up into big Christmas burrito that makes this time of year so unique and special.

Training Youth: Chaos t...

Working with youngsters, whether you are a sports coach volunteering your time, or a fitness professional charged with the task of introducing kids to fitness, is a rewarding yet challenging vocation.

Eat Pie, Burn Fat

Thanksgiving is not the day to make a public display of how “good” you are by denying yourself these rare treats. Living a healthy lifestyle is more about your habits the other days of the year when it’s not a topic of discussion at the dinner table.

My Fitness Journey

Everyone has a story. Who we are, what we do, and how we view the world is both a result, and continuation of this story.

Predator or Prey?

Do you spend physical, mental, and emotional energy with your nutritional ethos hiding from “bad stuff”, or actively seeking good stuff?

Muscle Confusion Confus...

In my last blog post, I talked about how if you want your exercise and nutrition program to target fat loss, it’s essential that the demands you place on your body change periodically.

The Physics of Fat Loss

Everything in the natural world responds to a dynamic, or change. If there is no change, there is no response. Think about how this works in regards to using diet and exercise to lose bodyweight or body fat.