June 21, 2016

Like Jon Snow, You Know Nothing

This past week, I had the pleasure of spending four days in one of the coolest and most beautiful cities in the entire world…New York. I’d never been there before, and needless to say, it was a pretty amazing experience. I was in town for a meet-up of the Roman Fitness Systems Mastermind. We were gathering together for a few days of fun, shenanigans, pizza, and of course some business learning.
June 19, 2016

Weekly Reading Round-Up 6/19

Hey all, welcome to another edition of the Weekly Reading Round-Up, a collection of the best fitness info from across the web. We have a massive list full of great content this week, so let’s get right to it…
June 14, 2016

An Alcoholic Guide to Drinking for Fat Loss, Muscle Gains, and Life

There are few things more engrained into our society than drinking. From a very young age we’re told to avoid it until we are “of age”, yet are constantly bombarded by advertisements, while seeing the party lifestyle glorified on TV and movies. So it should come as no surprise then that those of us concerned with our health and physiques wonder how drinking fits into our fitness lifestyle. After all, if we can’t get our drink on and still reach our goals, it’s not worth it, right?
June 12, 2016

Weekly Reading Round-Up 6/12

Happy Sunday everyone, 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 big list this week, so let’s get right to it.
June 6, 2016

Weekly Reading Round-Up 6/6

Well, due to a wedding, alcohol, and bad wifi, this week’s Weekly Reading Round-Up is a day late. So I won’t keep you waiting any longer, let’s get to it…
May 29, 2016

Weekly Reading Round-Up 5/29

Happy Memorial Weekend everyone! I hope you’re getting outside and enjoying the great summer weather. Welcome to another edition of the Weekly Reading Round-Up, a collection of the best fitness info on the web. Solid list for you folks this week, so make sure you check it out.
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 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.
June 10, 2015

The Best Damn Macro Article, Period!

In my last article, I discussed how to find your caloric maintenance and set a reasonable deficit for fat loss. Today’s article is going to go a step further and show you what I and many other coaches believe to be a better way to count than just tracking calories. I’m talking of course, about macros.