Taking Look Back to Move Forward

In order to know where you are going and figure out how to get there, you have to be honest with yourself first. This is not always an easy thing to do but ultimately necessary in order to move forward. When I walked off the stage after my class was compared during prejudging at the […]

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Everybody is Not as Different as You Think

I’ve heard it said many times over the years, “What works for you won’t work for me because everybody is different.” It’s almost like people adopt this saying and use it as their defense whenever they are questioned about the way they train. We are not all as different as you may think. Sure people […]

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How The "Magazines" Rip You Off

Just a few weeks ago I had a meeting with one of the “fitness” magazine advertising reps. They all make their rounds to sell their advertising opportunities to the supplement companies. Unfortunately, the fitness magazines are the main advertising avenue for supplement companies. I say unfortunately because all the magazines are owned by supplement companies. […]

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Have 5 Minutes to Spare?

If you knew that you could maximize your muscle growth and strength in less than 5 minutes per workout, would you be more inspired and dedicated to train those 5 minutes? Would you ever miss a workout that only takes 5 minutes? Would you even have the nerve to make up an excuse for missing […]

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Dealing With The Angst Inside

When you look in the mirror, do you see a physique that’s pretty darn good by most people’s standards-but not quite good enough to make you 100 percent satisfied? When you walk out of the gym after a well-planned, properly executed workout, do you sometimes feel that a particular session was great-but deep inside you […]

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Goodbye to Inefficient Training and Say Hello to Results

Before I came on board full time at AST Sports Science I worked in gyms doing a variety of tasks from answering phones to emptying trash. Although I wore many hats, my main responsibility was to train people and set up workout schedules for them to follow. I also fielded all kinds questions from the […]

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Growth Begins When the Workout Ends

I remember when I first started bodybuilding. I made all the typical beginner mistakes. I over trained each body part doing way too many sets and training too frequently because I thought more must be better. I chose a lot of inefficient exercises like machines and cables because I thought you have to isolate each […]

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