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  Josh Henkin is a CSCS and Master RKC with twenty years of experience. His innovative Dynamic Variable Resistance Training (DVRT™) has allowed him to present in more than 13 countries and publish in top outlets like Men's Health and the ...
Does original thought exist? Have we covered everything, or are there thinkers out there who aren’t in the box? I know my friend David Weck down in San Diego is changing the game when it comes to running, but when we get down to the nitty-gritty o ...
This article is the fourth and final installment in the exercise recovery series.   I’m finally going to cover the sexy stuff. These aren't cutting-edge recovery modalities that will supercharge your training, recovery, and results, but t ...
In part one Train Hard, Recover Harder of the exercise recovery series, I explained that stress is a double-edged sword. To make adaptations, you need to impose stress, but too much stress will interfere with your recovery.   Stress can be both goo ...
What if I told you that by improving your training program, you could dramatically improve your recovery and your results?   In part one Train Hard, Recover Harder of the exercise recovery series, I explained that training was one of many stressors ...
Based on my email inbox and Instagram DMs, recovery from training is a hot topic. I get asked all kinds of questions about recovery techniques.   "Can you assess my supplement stacks?" "Should I do active recovery workouts?" &q ...
The Njoie (pronounced enjoy) Nforce massage gun is a lightweight percussion massage gun that uses short duration staccato bursts of gentle hammering to get into your soft tissue.   Does it help recovery? I couldn't say objectively, but it does ...
  In this episode, Joe Bennett, AKA the Hypertrophy Coach, is joining me. Joe has developed a thriving fitness business focused on his passion for muscle building and working with people he loves coaching.   During the show, Joe maps out his ...
When it comes to talking about food and dieting in fitness circles, one of the terms you keep hearing over and over is macronutrients. Its lesser discussed counterpart, micronutrients, are the topic for today.   While often disregarded in the fitne ...
When strung together, we should say these three words with our tail between our legs and a strong shimmy to our confidence. I’m not going to get on my high horse and go through some Pinterest list of virtuous bullet points on how personal growth s ...
Electromyography (EMG) is a scientific method of testing muscle activity. It is well regarded, some say, in the non-scientific community because of the simplicity of a stronger reading means stronger muscles. However, it is neither popular or as well-st ...
Being a jiu-jitsu practitioner for the last ten years, I have naturally adopted the mindset to stay calm and leverage opportunities. However, it’s tough to practice the art as regularly as you would like because you start to lose muscle memory, rh ...
Is it a good time to start a keto diet routine? Fat Snax may help.   If the spread of covid-19 has motivated you to pay extra attention to your health, the keto diet is something you might want to research.   We can tell you that the keto diet ...
  In this episode, I am joined by Mike Tromello of Precision CrossFit. Mike was an accomplished athlete and is now a top coach.   He’s coached multiple CrossFit games, athletes, and medal-winning weightlifters.   Mike explains the ...
If you are vegan, or just looking for healthy, nutritious snacks, you might want to try gimMe Organic's Premium Roasted Seaweed. The first thing that stood out to me was the variety of flavors. The sesame and olive oil-flavored seaweed snacks a ...
There’s a reason functional bodybuilding (FBB) has become an overactive buzzing buzzword in the fitness industry today: It combines traditional strength training with a more, let’s call it, practical way to train, one that gets you movi ...
Entry-level personal trainers initially rely on a training certificate and a high school diploma to successfully land a job.   However, coaching as a career path requires something more- Emotional Intelligence (EI). According to Melinda Abbott of C ...