What’s Making Us Fat — And What Isn’t

What’s Making Us Fat — And What Isn’t

It’s almost summer! Break out the BBQ, grill too much meat, maybe even (gasp) take your kid for ice cream. Wait, no, sorry…. You shouldn’t celebrate anything — be it a birthday or the change of seasons or any of life’s blessings —...
Lose Fat by Just Trusting the Process

Lose Fat by Just Trusting the Process

Wow. This is what happens when you “weave” a fitness plan into your busy life (as opposed to just hopping onto a cookie cutter program), and focus on the Big Rocks. We’ve worked with Mariah McCullough for quite some time and she just refuses to quit...
The Best Teacher is Experience

The Best Teacher is Experience

The past few years I’ve come full circle. When I was a kid through my 20’s, I wanted to be a card-carrying musclehead. I was never too concerned with the competitive side of the sport. What happened on contest day didn’t do much for me. Instead I was far more...
When in Doubt … Work Harder.

When in Doubt … Work Harder.

In training, finding “your working gear” is everything. It’s that zone where all the noise drifts away, allowing your brain and body to fully get in sync. Now it’s not avoiding all distractions or human interaction like some insufferable...
Over 40 Training is a Scam

Over 40 Training is a Scam

  Everything you’ve read about working out past 40 is a scam. All right, that’s click-baity exaggeration. How about, if you’re fit it’s ineffective, out of touch, and painfully condescending? Some back-story: a popular magazine asked me to write an article on...
In Defense of Higher Learning

In Defense of Higher Learning

Check out the photo below. It was taken late one night (okay, maybe not late by NYC standards) at a speakeasy in Manhattan’s Flatiron district. In the photo is me, my wife, and our very good friend and fellow Canadian, Dr. Bryan Chung. Whenever I see this photo, the...