May 22, 2016

Weekly Reading Round-Up 5/22

Good morning friends. Hope your weekend is going fantastic. It's time for another edition of the Weekly Reading Round-Up, a collection of the best health and fitness info on the web. As usual, we have another great list for you this week, including a couple new articles up on the blog I think you'll enjoy.
May 18, 2016

To Hell and Back: My Battle With Depression

We’re all human, even us fitness professionals. We make mistakes. We have struggles in our personal lives that we deal with daily. We portray ourselves a certain way on the Internet because we are our brand, but offline most of us are just live everyone else.
May 16, 2016

The Best Exercises You’re (Probably) Not Doing

When creating programs, I’m a big fan of variety. Not because I believe muscles need to be “confused”, but rather because there are a ton of exercise variations out there that get no love. I feel bad for them.
May 15, 2016

Weekly Reading Round-Up 5/15

Another week, and another edition of the Weekly Reading Round-Up, a collection of the best fitness info on the web. We have another huge list this week full of great information so I hope you enjoy.
May 8, 2016

Weekly Reading Round-Up 5/8

Sunday, Sunday, Sunday! And of course, Happy Mother's Day to all the beautiful mothers out there. You're the real MVP, as the kids say. It's time once again for the Weekly Reading Round-Up, a collection of the best fitness info on the web. Another massive list this week, so let's get right down to it.
May 1, 2016

Weekly Reading Round-Up 5/1

Welcome to another Sunday and another edition of the Weekly Reading Round-Up, a collection of the best fitness info from around the web. We have a hugely massive list this week, so let's get right to it.
August 23, 2015

Weekly Reading Round-Up 8/23

Each week, I will search the internet for the best articles having to do with fat loss, gaining muscle, building strength, diet & nutrition, and general health. Part of my goal as a coach and trainer is education. That is why I want to provide YOU with access to the best fitness info on the net. *Before we get to this weeks list, I just want to remind you that in honor of my 27th birthday, I am offering a 27% discount on my online coaching services until midnight tonight, August 23rd. I don’t run coaching specials often, so take advantage of this while you can.* Now, let’s get to the list…   Fat Loss Cardio Revisited – Tanner Baze Stage Ready Myth – Eric Weinbrenner   Bodybuilding & Strength Training ‘Lean Gains’: Fact or Fitness Fiction – Adam Ali The Ultimate Weightlifting Belt Guide – Greg Nuckols   Nutrition How Much Protein Do You Need to Build Muscle, Lose Fat, and Maintain An Aesthetic Body – JC Deen 11 Protein Myths Shattered – Mike Vacanti How to Know if Your Nutrition Plan is Legit – Kristen Perillo   General Health Exposed: “Fitness Pictures” Are Fake! – Jason Helmes Understanding Bulimia and Escaping Hell – Nick Sorrell What Is The Secret To Happiness – James Fell Is Corrective Exercise Overrated? – Dr. Evan Osar
August 16, 2015

JPF Weekly Reading Round-Up 8/16

Each week, I will search the internet for the best articles having to do with fat loss, gaining muscle, building strength, diet & nutrition, and general health. Part of my goal as a coach and trainer is education. That is why I want to provide YOU with access to the best fitness info on the net. Some great info in this weeks list so let’s get to it!
August 9, 2015

JPF Weekly Reading Round-Up 8/9

Each week, I will search the internet for the best articles having to do with fat loss, gaining muscle, building strength, diet & nutrition, and general health. Part of my goal as a coach and trainer is education. That is why I want to provide YOU with access to the best fitness info on the net. We have a HUGE list this week so let’s get to it!
August 2, 2015

JPF Weekly Reading Round-Up 8/2

Each week, I will search the internet for the best articles having to do with fat loss, gaining muscle, building strength, diet & nutrition, and general health. Part of my goal as a coach and trainer is education. That is why I want to provide YOU with access to the best fitness info on the net. Lets see what’s on this weeks list… Training Training to Failure: 5 Questions You Need to Answer – Jordan Syatt Density Training to Kickstart Stubborn Muscle – Danavir Sarria Power Up Your Muscle Building Potential – Eric Bach   Nutrition Debunking the Breakfast Myth – Tommy Cole The Smart Way to Build a Fat Loss Diet – Layne Norton & Sohee Lee   General Health & Fitness Hey Vogue Magazine, Thanks for Setting Women’s Fitness Back a Few Decades – Tony Gentilcore
July 26, 2015

JPF Weekly Reading Round-Up 7/26

Welcome to a new feature here on the blog, the JPF Weekly Reading Round-Up, a collection of some of the best fitness info from the past week. Each week, I will search the internet for the best articles having to do with fat loss, gaining muscle, building strength, diet & nutrition, and general health. Part of my goal as a coach and trainer is education. That is why I want to provide YOU with access to the best fitness info on the net. So, lets get to this weeks list… Training Squat Depth: The Final Answer – Dr. John Rusin Cardio Doesn’t Kill Gains (and You Should Be Doing It) – Tanner Baze The Best Glute Exercise You’ve Never Heard Of – Eric Bach   Nutrition 7 Big Rocks Of Fat Loss – Bryan Krahn Nutrition Made Simple: The Most Important Things You Need To Know About Nutrition – Slyvon Blanco   General Health & Fitness Why Is Fitness So Difficult – Jason Helmes 8 Lessons to Help You Achieve Your Fitness Goals – Carrie McMahon Why Scale Weight DOES Matter – Sohee Lee
July 1, 2015

It’s Your Fault

Warning: If you’re sensitive, fragile, or need to constantly have your ego fed by having people tell you how awesome and special you are, this post is probably not for you, because it’s about to get real. If however, you are someone who may be stuck, someone who can take criticism, and can objectively look at themselves and their efforts, then keep reading.