10 Ways to Get Leaner and Stronger By Summer, Starting Now

I’m a big believer in training cycles and adjusting workouts around the seasons of your life. Not only does this make training more sustainable, but it’s a good idea to give your body a break from hardcore workouts or diets throughout the year. For the average person, it’s common to slow down around the holidays and take diet breaks in …

Take your Fitness to the Next Level with Percentage-based Training

A few weeks ago, I got together with one of my powerlifting friends and discussed all the valuable things we learning during that season in our lives. We reminisced about how strong we were, how fun competing was and how simple and intentional each workout was. Within that simplicity we made the biggest gains in our strength, technique, muscle mass, …

Here’s How Long It Takes To Achieve Your Fitness Goals

Let’s paint a picture. Woman walks in to a training studio and proclaims “I want to tighten up, be able to do a chin-up, get stronger, lose this belly [insert aggressive skin grabbing here], and I’d also like to go back into running without my knees hurting.” I, the trainer, sighs and waves a magic wand and everything happens in …

Boost Your Strength Training with Pilates – Harder to Kill Radio episode #179

There are three things in this world that I like to binge on: Netflix’s Narcos (all seasons, thankyouverymuch) Almond butter Podcasts The third one in particular, is where I get to geek out on a variety of topics, so I was honored when my good friend Steph Gaudreau (formerly of Stupid Easy Paleo), brought me in to speak on her podcast …

3 Fun, Fast, and Effective Cardio Workouts Using Kettlebells

Cardio gets a bad rep in the strength and conditioning world. Coaches love to demonize it and mainstream media glorifies it. I for one, love all forms of cardio training, especially any that uses kettlebells or other form of weights as the primary tool. This article is mainly about some fun cardio routines you can do with kettlbells, but before …