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09 Dec How To Be Stronger And More Durable In Just 7 Days

Here’s a bold statement.

I know a simple, deceptive training plan that can get you stronger in just 7 days.

I know what you’re probably thinking.

Yeah right.

I can sense the skepticism and doubt because that's exactly what I'd be thinking, too.

Here's what I can tell you.

The approach I'll share with you right now will hold true for the majority of people who read this.

Not everybody, but most.

So, let me explain to you how you can very likely be stronger in just 7 days.

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16 Nov The Barbell Doesn’t Care About You

The barbell doesn't care about you. Never did, never will. It's just a piece of iron. The big, bad brother to the kettlebell and dumbbell. You can load the bar to your absolute limit, which is one of the things that makes it like nothing else. You can do things with it that you can't do with other strength, performance or muscle building tools. Arguably, it's the single greatest tool to improve your overall strength and health.
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06 Nov The Essential Guide To Farmers Walks And Loaded Carries

Loaded carries develop unrelenting strength.

The concept is simple, you pick up something heavy and go for walk.

How deceiving they are.

In addition, they’re also outstanding for conditioning, grip strength, and core strength. And, we all know that grip strength and core strength greatly contributes to full body strength. In other words, grip and core strength make us stronger, in general.

Carries also build mental toughness, strength endurance or work capacity, muscular hypertrophy, and a host of other unexplained benefits, some of which I’ll cover here.

If there’s an exercise that could probably be used in any training session, it’s the loaded carry.

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06 Jul 5 Important Life Lessons From Our European Vacation

Fresh off a European vacation, I'm always learning valuable lessons in health and strength. We're back from Santorini, Greece and other locations I'll tell you about in just a minute. My wife and I have been wanting to do a big trip like this for a decade now, maybe more. We always said, “Someday, we’ll take a big trip to Italy and Greece.” You could say that Italy and Greece were our “dream” destinations because my family is from Italy and my wife’s family is from Greece. I've been fascinated by these countries and have always wanted to travel to them. About a year ago, we decided that someday was going to be sooner rather than later. We pulled the trigger, putting our thoughts into action.
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24 Mar The 3 Training Rules That Matter Most

Over the years, I’ve thought a lot about my rules for training that I try to live by. The goal is to have something tangible and useable I can apply during each training session.

My rules have evolved from many down to 3 simple and unbreakable rules that apply for both short-term and long-term training success.

These rules are very basic concepts that allow me to train at a high level over a long period of time, which we could define as high performance.

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15 Dec Strength Training For Older Adults (A Trainer’s Guide For Success)

A brief background on exercise and agingWe know that there is substantial evidence from numerous studies that demonstrate the positive association between increased levels of exercise and physical activity with improved health. If there was ever a 'magic bullet' to improve health in the aging human body, exercise would be it. What is consistent in the research is that there are clear indicators that physical inactivity is a major contributor to mortality. It has been reported that approximately 3.2 million deaths each year are attributable to physical inactivity. There have been large scale published studies that have also associated the loss of muscular strength to increased mortality. This should be very alarming to those who do not train for strength. Fitness programs for older adults continue to be one of the top trends year after year according to a major annual worldwide survey. Exercise with the older client can truly be life-changing and transformational. Coaches and trainers have the ability to make a massive impact in a market segment that needs our help. Strength training for the older adult matters. With these understandings, it is an honor to share this article.
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