False Facts That Keep You Fat

False Facts That Keep You Fat

You’ve been lied to. Hornswoggled. Bamboozled. Sold a wagon full of malarkey, if you’ll pardon the Bidenism. The things all the fitness authorities say you absolutely “must do” to sculpt a healthy, lean physique? Most are irrelevant. At best they’re window dressing, compared to the stuff that really matters. The Problem There’s nothing nefarious taking place, no grand scheme to confuse you. The...

The Two Things Every Man Needs

The Two Things Every Man Needs

"We're the middle children of history. No purpose or place. We have no Great War. No Great Depression. Our great war is a spiritual war. Our great depression is our lives." - Fight Club. Women complain about men. It’s been that way since the beginning. Archaeologists say the earliest cave drawings depicted heavy-browed women glaring at a hapless Paleo man struggling to build a fire. I...

Secrets of Getting Ripped No One Talks About (and Few Understand)

Secrets of Getting Ripped No One Talks About (and Few Understand)

So what does it really take to get ripped? For anyone interested in “aesthetic bodybuilding” (or just looking fetching in your board shorts) getting ripped is the ultimate goal. It’s fascinating and daunting, not to mention grossly misunderstood. In my last post, I threw a stiff jab at a common myth in the diet and fitness industry: that being “ripped” is just a slightly more challenging...

The Truth About Getting Lean vs Getting Ripped

The Truth About Getting Lean vs Getting Ripped

I help people get lean. Most want to do it cause it looks awesome. But the benefits go beyond just looks. Being lean is healthier, easier on the joints, and a far better “place” to be, whether your goal is to add new muscle or just cruise through middle age looking and feeling like you have your collective shit together. As I’ve gotten older (and helped more people) I’ve grown to realize how...

[Podcast] 8 Weeks Out — and an Epic Cheat Week!

[Podcast] 8 Weeks Out — and an Epic Cheat Week!

Hey everyone! Back from an absolutely stellar week in my old stomping grounds, New York City. NYC is the food capital of the world. And even though I have a body composition goal on the horizon, the LAST thing I was going to do was squander a chance to hit up my favorite restaurants and dessert shops and of course, enjoy some real New York pizza. And yes, more than a few Manhattans and my new...