How in the…..? Part Three: The Bench Press

You walk into the gym on a Monday.  Your plan was to do a chest workout.  Your plan was ruined.  You didn’t know that Monday was International Chest Day, the day everyone and their grandma are doing chest.  Every bench is taken by posse’s of guys wearing nothing but what looks like a bra.  You…

Battle of The Ages: Diet vs Nutrition

Diet vs. Nutrition.  I know what you’re thinking… “They’re the same thing”.  Negative, Ghost Rider!!  I hate the word diet.  I hate the idea of a diet or dieting.  Diets are for the weak mind minded and uneducated.  This person wants a quick fix, but no real work.  “The person who goes on diets”, not…

Only One You Need

What you are about to read are strictly my beliefs as a fitness professional.  I am in no way a doctor so before starting any supplement routine consult your primary care doctor. If you know me at all you know that I’m not huge on taking supplements.  I believe that most people have lost sight…

Hot Date?

So you got a hot date? Boyfriend? Girlfriend? Husband? Wife? Bae? (I’m made I just wrote that……) Doesn’t matter who you’re taking out to dinner just don’t make it an excuse to eat like shit! It will be difficult because of all the awesome food you can get (who doesn’t like a molten lava chocolate…

How in the…..? Part two: The Deadlift

Ok……what’s more bad ass than picking some heavy shit off the ground? The ULTIMATE sign of strength and function. THE DEADLIFT. Let’s break down the name first. DEADlift. Dead meaning its dead weight. Lift meaning you LIFT that shit up. Pretty simple huh? It can be but I’m surprised at how many people perform it…

HE GAVE THAT OTHERS MAY LIVE

I was always the quiet kid that sat in the back of the room and usually went unnoticed.  My heroes growing up carried names like James Bowie, David Crockett and William Travis.  Men who even when faced with overwhelming odds and knowing their death was eminent, still stood their ground.  Men who believed so passionately…