You can’t control everything

You can’t control everything

Most of us eat right and exercise to not only look better but to also live longer, healthier, fuller lives. It helps that body composition and health tend to walk hand-in-hand. Many of the steps we take to build muscle or lose fat also contribute to better health, or...
Why are so fitness influencers anti vaxx?

Why are so fitness influencers anti vaxx?

​So I received an interesting question: why are so many fitness influencers, professionals, and enthusiasts seemingly anti-vax? Given my lengthy tenure in the industry — and because the guy asked me — I offered MY opinion on the question. First, some context. Not ALL...

Getting past your own bullshit

I love making transformation posts when they’re clients, rather than me. So here is long-term client Clay, who’s making middle-aged dad look great. We’re not done—but there’s been solid headway. To date we’ve done nothing fancy and there have...
The allure of non-stop progress

The allure of non-stop progress

With fat loss, we all seek non-stop progress. Preferably lightning fast, too. Oh, and while we’re asleep, if at all possible. Especially since there was — for many of us — a brief time, in the early days, when our progress might’ve actually felt that way. Think...
Minimal work != minimal effort

Minimal work != minimal effort

As I’ve gotten older and coached more people around my age and stage of life, I’ve increasingly come to believe in getting the most out of the least. That’s not doing minimal work and it’s certainly not minimal effort. It’s just...