Going “All In”

A buddy of mine is also in the fitness business and has been snake-bit lately with bad luck outside of the gym (relationships, work drama, etc). But whenever he gets too down on himself I always say the same thing: “Dude, you gotta train more.” Not that 19-inch arms...

The Greatest Fat Loss Article to NEVER Get Published

Years ago I was at a crossroads. I was working as a personal trainer in three different gyms, plus helping a friend coach athletes at a private facility. And I was burning out fast. I needed to get off the gym floor at least a few hours a day, but I still needed to...

Adversity and the 11th Commandment

Not gonna lie. The past month or so has been one heck of a challenge. But at the same time, a much needed reality check. For those lucky folks who have been able to avoid my persistent whining, here’s a brief summary to get you up to date: Around a month ago, a quick...

Less is Mastery

As a coach a big part of my job is helping clients maintain focus on what matters in what can be a very overwhelming process. The way I do it isn’t subtle or elegant; it’s stating a few key ideas over and over. Structure. Consistent sleep & wake times....
What makes me say, “This is going to be easy.”

What makes me say, “This is going to be easy.”

I had a consult with a new client, a man who’s lost a lot of fat and now wants to start putting on some quality mass. When I asked how he lost the weight, he said by diligently counting macros + prepping his food + eating basically the same foods most every day...