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Scapular Mechanics: Lesson 2

Scapular Mechanics: Lesson 2
The last lesson on scapular mechanics was via a Facebook Live video where I discussed scapular mechanics during a horizontal rowing pattern. Here is a great example of both vertical AND horizontal rowing with the plate loaded high-row machine. This is by far one of my favorite pulling exercises because the seated position allows you ...

Two Years of Eating “Too Much Protein” 3

Two Years of Eating
Being a two-year study subject has its perks. Things like free blood work, free body composition analysis via the Bod Pod & DEXA, and free protein supplements are just a few of those perks! Big thanks to Dr. Jose Antonio, Co-Founder and CEO of the International Society of Sports Nutrition (ISSN), for giving me an opportunity to take part ...

7 Things Women Should Know About Strength-Training

7 Things Women Should Know About Strength-Training
The following is from an interview I did for a FemaleBB.com. How is strength training good for women specifically? Prevention of osteoporosis would be a great reason women should strength train. Research indicates that long-term weight training can help maintain and even form new bone. Those that already do suffer from osteoporosis could still make ...

Recent Gems Worth Reading or Watching

Recent Gems Worth Reading or Watching
Whoa, it’s been a while since I’ve posted anything here on the main site. If you follow me on Facebook, Twitter, or “the Gram” then you know I’ve still been actively posting there. Stay woke on those social media outlets because you might miss something useful! On to the good stuff…I constantly stay abreast with ...

Gains For Everyone

Gains For Everyone
It’s safe to say I’ve reached a pinnacle in my career where my friends and clients confide in my knowledge of fitness and nutrition because they will regularly tag me on Facebook and Instagram about the latest supplement, diet, or fitness-related product. People also send me Snapchats of their meals to validate to me that ...

Strategies in Addressing Knee Pain: Part 1

Strategies in Addressing Knee Pain: Part 1
Let’s face it: the muscles of the lower body get WORKED on a daily basis. Whether or not you are an elite athlete or an average Joe (or Jane) riding the keyboard, your quads, hamstrings, and glutes are carrying a lot of stress and tension. This tension can result in knee discomfort or pain over ...

How to Train and Eat for Optimal Endurance: Interview with Dr. Mike Ormsbee

How to Train and Eat for Optimal Endurance: Interview with Dr. Mike Ormsbee
This past summer, I had the pleasure of  attending the International Society of Sports Nutrition Annual Conference in Clearwater Beach, FL where the brightest minds in Sports Nutrition gathered to display some of their latest research. Out of all of the presentations, one stood out the most to me because it was an area I had ...

Deadlifts > Everything 1

Deadlifts > Everything
The deadlift is one of the best exercises of all time! As a matter of fact, if I had to choose one exercise to perform for the rest of my life, it would definitely be the barbell deadlift. My job as a strength & conditioning specialist is to effectively and properly get you to perform better ...

Never Miss A Workout Again!!

TIME MANAGEMENT Try this idea if you find yourself not making it to your workouts because you had a busy day at the office. Stop missing training sessions because of excuses.  How bad do you REALLY want it? Progression always.    

5 Reasons You’re Not Lean(er) 7

5 Reasons You're Not Lean(er)
This post is going to be straight to the point and may be a gut check for some of you. There may be some very obvious points but I just want to make them clear to everyone in hopes that you will self-assess your own actions. Besides, it’s all about getting better, right? There’s a ...
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