Category: Strength Training

Strength Training Beginner Strength Training: Exercises for Strong, Toned, and Athletic Legs

Beginner Strength Training: Exercises for Strong, Toned, and Athletic Legs

Sure, the barbell squat and deadlift are superior exercises when it comes to developing strength, power, and building muscle. There’s only one problem with them – learning how. The squat and deadlift are both extremely technical, difficult to learn, and intimidating for most beginners. If you lack access to good coaching or resources for properly …

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Strength Training 20 Resources for a Healthy, Happy, and Successful 2016

20 Resources for a Healthy, Happy, and Successful 2016

“Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.” – Carl Sagan I’ll spare you a long-winded introduction by simply saying thank you to all of the people/websites on this list. They all have influenced me in one way or another throughout 2015, and I wish them all continued success to infinity and beyond. James Clear …

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Strength Training 10 Simple Exercises for Massive Arm Gains

10 Simple Exercises for Massive Arm Gains

The road to bigger arms is a lot more simple than you may think. It takes time, effort, and constant progression. There are a few things to know before we dive into the exercises: Compound movements are king, even for arm development. Pulling and pressing movements like rows, pull ups, push ups, and presses will …

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Strength Training Slow and Steady Wins the Race – A Case for Instinctual Training

Slow and Steady Wins the Race – A Case for Instinctual Training

Every coach in the strength world, including myself, agrees that compound movements reign supreme in terms of strength and muscle development. You’ve heard me say plenty of times that if you want serious results you need to be squatting and deadlifting, and that still stands. But I’ll be the first to admit that I’ve opened …

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Mindset What 8 Fitness and Nutrition Experts Want to Tell You

What 8 Fitness and Nutrition Experts Want to Tell You

Keeping an open mind is a key component to personal growth. Which is why I reached out to some up and coming experts in the field of fitness and nutrition coaching. All of the coaches below have different specialties. Anywhere from extreme fat loss transformations, bodybuilding and competition prep, to olympic lifting and athletic performance coaching. …

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Nutrition How to Spend Your Money for Fitness

How to Spend Your Money for Fitness

You can invest your money in your health and fitness now, or you can invest it in health care later in life. There’s no debating that you will spend it one way or another. Why not choose the route that benefits you now, and can bring more enjoyment and happiness to your life? But what should …

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Strength Training How Often Should I Work Out?

How Often Should I Work Out?

Every single day. I’m only half way kidding. While I don’t mean you should be in the gym every day of the week, you should be doing something physically active every day. Getting up off the couch and just moving around in one way or another can aid health markers like weight loss, back pain, …

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Strength Training The Rock’s Furious 7 Workouts

The Rock’s Furious 7 Workouts

Note: This article was inspired by this post from Generation Iron. If you start typing Dwayne Johnson’s name in your search bar the smart guys and gals at Google already know you want to add “workout” on the end. It is one of the hottest searches on the internet machine right now, and it isn’t …

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Fat Loss How Long Will It Take Me to Look Like a Fitness Model?

How Long Will It Take Me to Look Like a Fitness Model?

What’s one of the most common questions I receive as a fitness professional? I’ll give you a hint. It has nothing to do with which supplements to take, how to lose belly fat, or training programs. Instead, everyone is dying to know, “How long will it take me to look like a fitness model?” I’ll …

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