July 31, 2016

Weekly Reading Round-Up 7/31

Happy Sunday, and welcome to another edition of the Weekly Reading Round-Up, a collection of the best fitness info from around the web. We have a MASSIVE list for you this week, with some awesome and informative articles. Let's get to it...
July 24, 2016

Weekly Reading Round-Up 7/24

Welcome to another edition of the Weekly Reading Round-Up, a collection of the best fitness info on the web. As usually, we have a fantastic list of articles this week, so make sure you check 'em out.
July 18, 2016

Weekly Reading Round-Up 7/18

Another week, another edition of the Weekly Reading Round-Up, a collection of the best fitness info from around the web. I'm super excited to share with you this week's list, including a couple new guest posts, and as always some great articles by some great and knowledgable writers. Check it out.
July 10, 2016

Weekly Reading Round-Up 7/10

It's everyone's favorite time of the week again; time for the Weekly Reading Round-Up, a collection of the best fitness info on the web. This week's list is jam-packed with fantastic articles, written by some very knowledgable dudes and dudettes. Let's get to it...
July 3, 2016

Weekly Reading Round-Up 7/3

Hey guys and gals, welcome to another edition of the Weekly Reading Round-Up, a collection of the best fitness info on the web from the past week. I hope you're having a great weekend. This week's list is a massive one, so let's check it out...
June 29, 2016

Surviving Your 4th of July BBQ: A Step-By-Step Guide

One of my favorite things about summer is throwing dead animal flesh on a hot grill. The sound of the meat sizzling…the smell…I’d be lying if I said I didn’t get a little turned on.
November 1, 2015

Weekly Reading Round-Up 11/1

It’s time once again for the Weekly Reading Round-Up; a list of the best health and fitness articles of the week. We have 10 great articles for this week, plus a new blog post for you to check out! Enjoy! New on the Blog Lean Habits: 12 Tips to Help You Achieve & Maintain a Lean Physique I reached to 11 different trainers and coaches to pick their brains about what it takes to not only achieve, but maintain a lean physique. This articles provides you will 12 different tips you can start implementing today in order to get the body you’ve always wanted.   Best of the Best Scientists Just Found Out That Red Meat Causes Cancer…Or Did They? – Kamal Patel Due to the “big finding” this week that processed and red meats supposedly cause cancer, I feel that it’s important everyone read this article on Examine.com. The biggest thing to remember is that correlation does not equal causation, and just because someone does one thing doesn’t mean it is directly linked to a certain outcome, especially something as complex as cancer.   Best of the Rest Fit After 40: The Pros Weigh in on Surviving and Thriving – Amy Dix The ‘Get Shredded Series’ Part 3 – Sleep – Stephen Hall 5 Reasons You’re Not Building Muscle – Garrett Hayden Exercise Variety is Making You Weak – Tony Gentilcore Why I Dislike the American Kettlebell Swing – Tony Gentilcore How to Win or Lose at Mid-Life – Bryan Krahn What Matters Most in the Sugar Debate – James Fell 5 Ways We Sabotage Success With Cognitive Biases – Tanner Baze 50 Ways to Improve Your Health Today – Mason Woodruff The Key for Progress: Recognizing and Overcoming Laziness – Greg Nuckols  
October 27, 2015

Lean Habits: 12 Tips to Help You Achieve & Maintain a Lean Physique

  Let’s face it, we’re all a little vain. Whether you’re like me and openly admit it, or you would rather hide your vanity in the closet, as humans being vain is only natural. We all at one point or another have walked past a mirror and picked out one (or in most cases more than one) thing that we would like to change about our bodies. Maybe you want bigger arms, a rounder butt, or chiseled abs.
October 25, 2015

Weekly Reading Round-Up 10/25

Time for another edition of the Weekly Reading Round-Up. We have 7 fantastic articles to check out this week covering training, nutrition, and mindset. Before we get to that, I just want to remind everyone that my Total Body Hybrid training group is kicking off Monday, October 26th on Fitocracy. There are still open spots, so if you’re looking to lose fat, gain muscle, get stronger, and build the body of your dreams, sign up now! Now, let’s get to this weeks list…
October 18, 2015

Weekly Reading Round-Up 10/18

Before we get to this weeks edition of the Weekly Reading Round-Up, I just want to remind everyone that I am currently accepting clients into my brand new Fitocracy coaching group, The Total Body Hybrid, which kicks off October 26th. Not only that, but when you sign up today you can get 15% off your first month! Follow the link above and check it out!   Now, onto this weeks list…   Best of the Best How to Develop the Abundance Mindset: Finding Your Freedom – Jason Helms   Best of the Rest Top 12 Biggest Myths About Weight Loss – Kris Gunnars Partial Reps are the Cheat Meals of Your Training Program – Eric & Ryan Johnson Two Reasons Dumbbells Are Better Than Barbells – Eric Bach 3 Reasons Why You’re Not Getting Better At Lifting Heavy Things – Tony Gentilcore Weight Training For Women – Everything You Wanted to Know – JC Deen Do Certifications Even Matter For Personal Trainers? – Mike Vacanti
October 11, 2015

Weekly Reading Round-Up 10/11

Welcome to another edition of the Weekly Reading Round-Up! We have 10 fantastic articles on the list this week, so let’s check ’em out!   Best of the Best The Best Cardio for Strength, Mass, & Fat Loss – Joey Percia   Best of the Rest Your Stubbornness is the Real Reason You Aren’t Losing Weight – Dick Talens Think Your Diet is Tough? Wait ‘Til it Finishes… – Mike Samuels & Ryan Bergen The Cure for Fat Guts & Flat Butts – John Rusin Why More Diet and Workout Routines Are Not the Answer for Struggling Clients – Galen Lundin The Curious Case of Why People Fear Protein – Adam Bornstein The 6 Laws of Lifting – Eric Bach 20+ Ways to Live a More Positive, Fulfilling and Happy Life – Rog Law The Biggest Lesson the Gym Has Taught Me – Bryan Krahn 8 Laws of Strength Training – Bret Contreras  
October 4, 2015

Weekly Reading Round-Up 10/4

Another Sunday, another edition of the Weekly Reading Round-Up! We have 13 articles this week plus a new blog post for you check out this week, so without any further delay, let’s get to it!   New on the Blog The Complete Incomplete Guide to Supplements As a trainer and coach, one of the things I get asked about a lot is supplements. And understandably so. The supplement industry brings in millions of dollars each year. The choices when it comes to products are endless. Unfortunately, a lot of these products are complete crap. In this article, I breakdown some of the more popular supplements on the market, discuss which ones might be worth your money, and which ones are complete crap.