The Main Reasons You Aren’t Hitting Your Fitness Goals (with solutions)

You know those people that are negative about everything? They shit on every idea and only focus on the negatives. All they talk about is what’s wrong with the world, themselves, or even worse, YOU. I’m about to take a page out of their book. This week, I’m gonna tell you what’s wrong with your fitness […]

How to Lose Fat and Keep It Off: For Dummies

In case you’re too busy to read – what’s inside: Burning more calories than you eat = weight loss. Weight in conjunction with high enough protein intake and strength train = fat loss The most important variable in weight loss is controlling how much you eat “Diets” are short-term fixes but your long-term habit changes dictates…

5 Healthy Foods That Aren’t Helping You Lose Weight

In most cases, when people start to “eat healthy”, they lose weight and get leaner. It’s just not a guarantee. In most cases, foods most people consider “healthy” contain protein, fibre, are dense with nutrients and aren’t heavy in calories. Most of the time, the foods people consider healthy keep you full and are hard…

The Biggest Mistakes I’ve Made in The Gym

As long as you don’t quit — the more you screw up, the more you’ll succeed. It’s a pretty brilliant way to start thinking about anything, because as long as ultimately giving up isn’t in your game plan, progression is inevitable. And long-term progress towards meaningful goals is one way to define success. I write…

My Top 12 Best Exercises For Looking Better, Feeling Better, and Getting Stronger

A personal trainers exercise library can span several hundreds of exercises and variations. In addition, there’s many ways to adapt and modify those exercises to hit the body differently. Truth is, we rely on a much smaller number than that program after program. In ideal situations, these lifts listed below are my favourites – the one’s […]

Technique of the Week: One Arm Dumbbell Press

The one arm dumbbell press is a rarely seen upper body exercise in most gyms. It’s typically left off most programs for exercises like bench presses and two-arm DB Press variations. It’s unfortunate as this one will not only provide you with a little variety, it’ll also end up making your two arm pressing stronger…

18 Reasons You Aren’t Losing Fat and How to Fix Em

You or people you know have tried to lose some weight and cut some fat before — OR they actually did but gained it right back. The numbers paint an obvious picture, you or people you know have tried and it hasn’t worked. I never want to hide the fact I know how confusing the fitness industry is….

Technique of the Week: Split Stance Romanian Deadlift

To date, I’ve yet to see another person in the gym doing this move. Not once. In fact, this exercise is still so underused and underexposed that my Youtube video embedded in this post gets about 9 to 10 times (or way more) views than my other videos. There just aren’t that many videos of it floating…

Random Fitness Thoughts: Volume 1

  If I have one challenge I consistently face, one I consistently tell myself I need to improve and consistently seems to get harder to do – it’s to take my mind off health and fitness. Sometimes it happens pretty easily but in the end, breaks don’t come often. Lets focus on the benefits, aside from…

Technique of the Week: Hollow Holds

The Hollow Body Holds – and its many possible variations – are amazingly effective and really simple core drill that’ll have your abs screaming for mercy. Really. Most people have trouble with the first one in this video for more than 10-15s without tapping out. Working on your hollow holds are also a great way to…

Let Me Show You How I Burn the Fat

It’s February 20th as I start writing this and starting tomorrow I’ll be leaning down for the next several months. I’m actually looking forward to it because life, for many reasons, is better when lean. Trust me, I’ve been out of shape at around 230 and I’ve been in really good shape at 180. Different…