Basic Training 2020

I challenge you to take control of your life in 2020. I challenge you to go further, work harder, and strive higher than you ever have before. Don’t just want more, be more. Stop wasting time, stop lying to yourself, stop the BS. If you know you need to change, if you know you need…

No Bullshit Strength

After 22 years of working out myself, using various tools and modalities and 12 years working as a professional strength and conditioning coach there is only 1 exercise I would recommend for those wanting the simplest most time effective workout: The Kettlebell Turkish Get-up. It’s a movement I both love and despise. I despise it…

Simplify for Health

In the previous article I talked about taking time to ask yourself some honest questions about your habits before beginning a new health and fitness program. Basically before you can fix what’s making you unhealthy you need to identify those unhealthy habits first. A lot of people smash headfirst into a new program on January…

Act Fit to be Fit

Do you want to get in shape? More importantly do you need to get in shape, drop a few pounds, slim down? You’re not alone. It’s that time of year once again, when many of us are thinking about next year’s goals and a healthier and stronger version of the person greeting us in the…

Let’s Begin

Let’s assume you’ve decided to get in shape. You’re tired of being sick and tired, fed up with feeling like crap all the time, you’re ready for change. Good, now what? Now is where many people start to stumble. What should I do? What diet should I follow? Should I start working out? These are…

How to Lose Body Fat

“How do I lose weight?” Even though it’s been 2 years since I last coached a class, I still get asked this question on a daily basis. I may not be coaching CrossFit classes anymore or programming nutrition for dozens of clients but I am still dedicated to living as healthy a life as I…

Uncommon Fitness Tips

If there’s one constant on the internet it’s the endless amount of fitness and nutrition tips flooding social media every January. Let me share some uncommon fitness tips that I’ve found to actually have an impact of my own client’s goals and results. These are suggestions and advice I’ve prescribed again and again to new…

Own Your Reason

Did you start a new exercise program this New Year? What about a diet or nutrition plan? A lot of people did. In the fitness industry where I used to work this was our Christmas, gyms packed to overflowing with hungry new clients and customers yearning to be lean. I’m sure by now you’ve read…

Wanting it!

Let’s talk for a moment about “wanting it,” and for the sake of clarity we will say that “it” is health and fitness, strength, weightloss, or a similar goal. A lot of people tell me all the time how bad they “want it.” Everyone wants something. If wanting it was all it took then there’d…

Free Tips for Better Health

Health and Fitness is big business these days. But I know a few tricks to cut weight and improve your health that don’t cost a thing. With a few modifications to your daily habits you can make tremendous gains towards your weightloss and fitness goals; permanent and sustainable gains. It will take some dedication and…