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 …

Tempo Training 101

Ever find yourself in fitness purgatory? You know, somewhere between a plateau and complete, mind-numbing boredom? This is the place where motivation, consistency, and results go to die. And while tips like “switch things up” or “increase your weights” are valid and likely helpful, the answer to busting through exercise purgatory might be even simpler than you think. Enter….tempo training. …

Energy Leaks and Developing Baseline Strength

Some fitness pros prefer to call weaknesses in our kinetic chain as “weak links.”  I prefer to call them “energy leaks” which occur through deficiencies in movement quality, tissue quality, structural integrity or programming, not just muscles. Energy leaks tend to evolve. At best, such leaks hold us back from optimal movement and performance. At worse, they create more energy leaks that lead …