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How to Accomplish Your New Year’s Resolutions

New Year’s resolutions written down? Check. Kicking them off on the 1st? Check. Two weeks into the New Year, and still sticking to that resolution? … if you’re having a hard time saying “Check” or “Yes! I’m steady making progress on my resolution!” … you aren’t alone. In fact, most people fail to keep their…

The Challenge of the (New) Year: 300-Rep Challenge, with Prizes

If there’s one thing we can all agree on in regards to 2020 … is that it’s been a hell of a ride. Am I right? So, when you hear me say it’s time to start thinking “New Year, New You,” I’m not saying that lightly. Because if 2020 has taught us anything, it’s that…

What Does Pre-Workout Actually Do?

Have you ever thought of trying a pre-workout … but you’re not exactly sure what it actually does? It’s common to see many people in the fitness industry downing pre-workout before a session, so it’s natural to be curious what the benefits are. “Pre-workout” is the term that refers to various types of supplements that…

The Best Foods for Weight Gain

There are probably more than a million pieces out there on what foods to eat to help you lose weight (am I right?!) … but what if you actually want to gain? It might seem like an unpopular desire, but you’re definitely not alone if you’re looking to put on weight or muscle. After all,…

How to Manage a Busy Schedule

Most of us know the reality of a packed schedule. From sun-up to sundown, the day is filled with to-dos. If you’re lucky, you’ll get a few moments of rest in the evening, which by that time, you’ll be ready to simply relax and perhaps prepare for the next day. While this description sounds like…

How to Break Out of Your Comfort Zone

Throughout life, we’re always in one of two zones. The first is the one we refer to when we say we’re “in the zone,” aka: extremely motivated or pushing for success. The second is the Twilight Zone version of that zone … … the Comfort Zone. Let’s face it: we’ve all been there. It doesn’t…

The Lowdown on Losing Body Fat

It’s one of the most common questions in the fitness sphere: “How do I lose body fat?” And, “How do I reach a low body fat percentage?” The reason this question is asked time and time again is usually due to the intense amount of information floating around surrounding diets and workout styles. One expert…

Staying Motivated If You’re Still In Quarantine

One of the most common questions I’m seeing right now amidst all of the gym closures, lock downs, and general upheaval of normal life is: how do we stay motivated? After all, when it seems like the world has come to a standstill, it can be easy to let things slide. And I’ve been there:…

Killer Back Workouts For At Home

The events and uncertainty of this year have led to many changes, not only at a societal level, but in our personal lives as well. Specifically, working out at home has ramped up over the last few months, and you may have even been following some of my bodyweight workouts to help stay shredded without…

Strength Training Without Weights

I come bearing good news (weight-free good news): you don’t need weights to strength train. Yeah, I know. After walking into the gym and seeing all the ripped and pumped guys pumping nothing but iron, that might be hard to believe, but trust me, it can be done. The main difference between building strength with…

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