When I was 15, every kid I knew in school had an Xbox. I wanted one, but I hated asking my parents for things (I still do and always will). So I got myself a job working at a movie theater. When I was 16, I wanted my own car. So I started my first business, sold… [Continue Reading]
When it comes to training in the weight room, I always make each workout count. There’s no messing around whenever I hit the gym. If you feel that you have hit a plateau and haven’t seen any loss in fat or gains in muscle, try my 10 training tips below for a sure-fire way to get back on track.
Balancing fitness and travel can sometimes be a struggle. Whether it’s travel for work, vacation, or for long term nomadic journeys like I’m currently doing, keeping up with your diet and training can get really tough. Here’s how you can stay fit on the road.
Consistency is the name of the game. The biggest reason why people don’t see results with their fitness is because they have a hard time sticking to a diet. I know because I’ve done different types of diets myself. And ya… most of them suck. There’s no doubt about that. When diets have a rigid set of rules… [Continue Reading]
Oh look, I wrote a book. It’s nothing special (ok, maybe just a little since it’s my first one), new, nor is it anything revolutionary. But I think it can help a lot of people out. This book is something that I’ve been working on for quite some time now, and is the culmination of… [Continue Reading]
Other than the fact that they’re all freaking delicious, what do they all have in common? We can’t stop eating them. Nutella we eat straight out of the jar until it’s all gone. Almonds we eat mindlessly because nobody ever eats just a few pieces. And popcorn… well, we all know how that goes. These are the type… [Continue Reading]
Three months ago, I did something most people could only imagine doing. In pursuit of big goals that require some risk-taking, I put my whole life in one bag, got rid of everything else I owned, and took a one-way flight out of Chicago to go on an around-the-world journey with no set itinerary. Now… [Continue Reading]
The following is a guest post from Nick Smoot, a friend, strength coach, and owner of Smoot Fitness. “A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.” Einstein said that. And, it’s one of my favorite quotes because it illustrates knowledge acquisition as it relates to fitness perfectly. Most people? They spend more time reading… [Continue Reading]
A quick search on Google for “how to avoid holiday weight gain” will give you about 2.3 million results on the subject. Granted, not every single result is an article that has the same message as all the others. In fact, one might give you 10 tips while another just 5. Hell, why not 31? All jokes aside, my… [Continue Reading]
IIFYM. If you’ve been a fitness enthusiast for long enough, there’s a good chance that you’re already quite familiar with that acronym. (And if you’re not familiar with IIFYM, it basically means “If It Fits Your Macros”). The other phrase that’s commonly interchanged with IIFYM is “flexible dieting”. With its popularity continuously growing — and… [Continue Reading]