January 2007

As we enter into this, the month of the New Year’s resolution, a common question that hits the boards is “how much cardio should I do to lose this gut/ass” (depending on your particular assignment of X and Y chromosomes). To anyone who knows me, the thought that my lazy, cardio-hating ass would actually sit down and WRITE about this most … unpleasant of activities, bear with me – this profound distaste has fuelled my attempt to find a way to optimize physique goals while doing as little cardio as humanly possible. In spite of my deeplfy-rooted loathing for this type of...

So you think you want to be a powerlifter, but you have no clue where to start? Well then it's a good thing your reading this article because I am going to try and break down the essentials so you'll be ready to step on the platform by the time you are done! This article describes how you can get started in the sport the right way. I'll touch on the different federations, use of equipment, powerlifting nutrition and gives some sample programs for the big three. After reading this article you should know what it takes to be a powerlifter. Getting...

It's almost two and half years have passed since I wrote 80 Things I've learned. During that time I've taken up two martial arts, competed in both and placed no less than third, have been blessed with a gorgeous daughter, started a private training business that includes a popular boot camp, added 100 pounds to my front squat, dropped 20 pounds in body weight, and am in the best physical shape of my life. Not, by any means, an earth-shattering list; however, my point is that things change with time, we change as people and we learn new things depending...