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“How Do I Lose Belly Fat??”

“How Do I Lose Belly Fat??”

“How do I lose belly fat?” or “How fast can I lose belly fat?” or “If I work out every day can I have abs by summer?” Some form of this question has got to be the most asked question in gyms all over America. […]

Benefits of 24 Hour Fasting

Benefits of 24 Hour Fasting

Fasting simply means to intentionally abstain from calories for some set amount of time.  Up until 5 years ago, the only people who were fasting were doing it for religious reasons.  Recently, however, fasting has gained popularity in the health and fitness industry and is […]

Stop Saying “I Don’t Have Time”

Stop Saying “I Don’t Have Time”

Time is a beautiful thing.  No matter your income, race, or gender we all get the same 24 hours per day.  We may never have income equality but we will always have time equality.  (Unless that cheesy Justin Timberlake movie, In Time, becomes true.)  Which means […]

Staying Fit While Traveling

Staying Fit While Traveling

I believe traveling is, hands down, the biggest obstacle to a healthy life.  Staying fit while traveling takes discipline, planning, and hard work.  Traveling takes you out of your routine and makes it extremely difficult to stick to a diet and get your workouts in. […]

New Year’s Resolution Update

New Year’s Resolution Update

We are now half way through the year so it is time for another New Year’s Resolution Update.  My original goals are here and my first quarter progress is here.  As always there have been some wins and loses but I’m learning and still pushing […]

The Power of The Mind: Elite vs Average

The Power of The Mind: Elite vs Average

About 6 weeks ago, I finished my squat everyday and bench everyday program.  Since then, I have spent some time focusing on my dips.  I have been rotating them in and out with the bench press as one of my main lifts.  Last week, I […]

How to Lose Weight – The Not So Secret First Steps

How to Lose Weight – The Not So Secret First Steps

One of my new year’s resolutions was to drop some weight.  This is one of the most common goals that people set out to achieve.  In fact, over half of the people reading this have attempted to lose weight in the past year.  Unfortunately, 95% […]

Embrace Pain For a Better Life

Embrace Pain For a Better Life

Your life will be filled with all kinds of pain.  The difference is in the intensity.  Since we can’t avoid pain we must embrace pain. “We must all suffer from one of two pains: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret.  The difference […]

Bulgarian Method For Powerlifting.

Bulgarian Method For Powerlifting.

For the past 12 weeks, my workouts have consisted of squatting to a max every day and benching to a max every day.  This style of training is sometimes referred to as the “Bulgarian Method For Powerlifting”.  The idea is that lifting heavy is a skill […]

Working Out With Asthma

Working Out With Asthma

There is no better way to impress a girl than to show her your inhaler collection.  Unless you are showing it to her because your face is purple and you aren’t breathing.  I kid, I kid.  I wanted to write about a personal topic today. […]