Struggling with Pushups and Squats? Fix Your Core!

Learn how strengthening your core can improve you form on pushups and squats – and get you better results. The Highlights: A weak or inefficient core is what is holding back most people’s squats and pushups. The key is to use a progression that allows you to get...

Mastering the Plank: Regressions and Progressions

Learn how to master the plank with specific exercises and progressions in this article. You’ll build a strong, stable, and effective core. Highlights Once you can hold a plank consistently for at least 60 seconds (2:00 is ideal), progress to a more difficult...

How to Get the Abs You Want

Six-packs. With many of my clients, that’s what it invariably comes down to as their ultimate goal. We want abs, as a culture. Our movie stars’ and athletes’ physiques are typically judged not by lean muscle mass, but by the leanness of their torso. It’s time to strip...

5 of the Best Ways to Ditch the Scale in 2014

Today is the 27th of December, 2013. New Year’s Eve is 5 days away. My resolution isn’t to get in better shape or to earn more. My New Year’s Resolution is firmly set: to get as many people to ditch their scales in 2014 as possible. I say this as a coach, brother,...

The “Big Rocks” of Fat Loss

By Devin Gray, CSCS. Maybe you’ve heard the story about the Rocks in a Jar lecture that has made its way around the internet. If not, you can read it here. To summarize, the rocks in a jar concept represents time management and your life. The jar is the amount of time...