Winter Phase 2: Week 5 train Jan 29, 2023

We start a brand-new training phase this week.

As we begin, I'd like to share something about rebuilding your body.

Change is necessary for progress; however, change is often uncomfortable.

If you want success, you must accept a little discomfort...

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Winter Phase 1: Week 4 train Jan 22, 2023

If you're over the age of 40 and feel like you are struggling with your health, it may be time for a change.

Quit the high-intensity "insanity" workouts that are destroying your joints.

Ditch the extremely low carb diets that make you feel...

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Winter Phase 1: Week 3 train Jan 15, 2023

Are you frustrated or disappointed with your progress?

If yes, answer this question: "What are you doing differently?"

If your response is silence or a quiet "nothing," consider the root of the problem.

The real issue is that you can't expect...

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Winter Phase 1: Week 2 train Jan 08, 2023

What I'm about to say may seem weird, but hear me out.

Success shouldn’t be easy.

If it were easy, it would be average.

Success is a product of hard work, focus, perseverance, service and much more.

All of this is compounded over time.

Those...

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Winter Phase 1: Week 1 train Jan 01, 2023

A day is always a blank slate.

It's merely a measurement of time.

Whether you make it a happy day, or a not-so-happy one, is up to you.

What most people don’t know is that every year, when the weather starts to turn cooler in the Northern...

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🍁 Fall Phase 4: Week 13 train Dec 18, 2022

The holidays are in full swing and so your final week of training.

This phase is focused on recovery.

It's called "Active Rest" and you'll do this for the next seven days.

Always maintain excellent technique for the recommended repetitions or...

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🍁 Fall Phase 3: Week 12 train Dec 11, 2022

When you do this week's training sessions you have one job.

To beat your previous best numbers.

For example, do another rep on the metabolic conditioning or add some weight to a resistance-training exercise.

That's how you make progress and get a...

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How to Jump Higher train Nov 19, 2022

It's a sunny Saturday morning and I'm at the local playground with my nine-year-old son, George, and his eleven-year-old sister, Giavanna.

So far it's been a busy day of bike rides and seeing who can swing the highest on the swing set.

"Dad, see...

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How to Build Muscle and Lose Fat train Nov 07, 2022

Tired of going nowhere on the treadmill? Respectfully speaking, skip the long slow cardio if you want to build calorie-torching muscle.

As an added bonus you'll slow aging too.

Here's a step-wise plan to help you get lean and strong.

Or lean and...

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How to Do Box Squats mindset train Nov 02, 2022

A client looked at his new training program and frowned.

"Squats again, Coach?" he asked.

I gave him a look that said, "There is never an absolute answer to everything, except of course that you have to do your squats."

I didn't actually say this,...

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4 Leg Exercises You Must Do train Oct 30, 2022

Your doctor said you should lift weights to increase bone density and build muscle. This helps to slow aging, right?

Problem is that weights are heavy, according to humorist Dave Barry. "When you lift them, your muscles hurt, which is your body's...

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Should You Lift Weights Fast or Slow? train Oct 18, 2022

Did you know you can target your goals by tailoring your repetition tempo for power, endurance, or increased muscle?

Here's another article I wrote for you.

You'll learn why it's important to focus on the tempo of each rep.

Hint: Control your...

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6 Best Medicine Ball Exercises train Oct 16, 2022

The old-school medicine ball, considered outdated until recently, is a form of resistance training designed to strengthen your abdomen, hip flexors, and low back, collectively known as your core.

Core muscles maintain the integrity of your spine,...

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11 Gym Mistakes to Avoid train Oct 15, 2022

It's no secret that many over-40 guys struggle to build and maintain muscle.

They think it's normal for a man to lose all of his muscle when he turns 40; however, that's a myth that needs to go away.

Middle-age guys also think that hormone...

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Body-Part Training Is Dead train Oct 10, 2022

You don't have to sport a permed mullet and baggy muscle pants to look like an outdated bodybuilder.

For most guys, all it requires is a trip to the gym.

Why?

Because the average lifter still organizes his workouts by body part, designating a...

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How to Spend Less Time In the Gym train Oct 08, 2022

Many guys, over the age of 40, follow slow-rep bodybuilding programs to increase muscle.

These mass-building workouts, devoid of explosive movements, like the box jump, result in punches and sprints that are slower than molasses — bad news...

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50 Reasons to Do Resistance Training train Oct 07, 2022

Ever notice, when somebody is evangelizing the benefits of exercise, they mention only a few basic things...

"Exercise is good for your heart."

Or, maybe they say something cute like, "Jogging and a good diet keeps the doctor away."

Well, let me...

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How to Box Jump When You're Over 40 train Oct 03, 2022

My three goals for every client-athlete are always the same:

Stay safe. Have fun. Get results.

Ultimately my wish is for you is to lead by example and inspire others to get healthy. But it begins with YOUR choices.

You choose to be healthy.

You...

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How to Fix Your Workout train Oct 01, 2022

People want to be happy; however, the common approaches to nutrition and fitness make most feel frustrated.

The concept of being mindful about your training, nutrition, recovery and mindset seems simple, right?

Consider the difference between fun...

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How to Gain Muscle with Less Weight train Sep 25, 2022

You can have your ideal body.  

One that provides you the ability to do whatever you want and live a wonderful lifestyle…  

...all while having an impact that you’re proud of.  

Helping others and leaving a legacy....

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Why You Should Invest In a Personal Trainer mindset train Sep 13, 2022

This classic lift targets your glutes and hamstrings, plus it’s one of the best total-body exercises you can do.

Here's a step-by-step lesson to do the Barbell Deadlift with perfect form every time:

1. With your feet wider than...

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How to Slow Aging train Aug 09, 2022

A smart training plan has been shown to slow down the natural aging process.

But while you already know that movement is good for your mind and body, you need to make a distinction between what type of exercise actually yields the...

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5 Secrets to Slow Aging and Get Healthy train Jul 06, 2022

"Dotcom Cash: Workout Online" originally appeared on Fox Business May 06, 2011 © FOX News Network, LLC.

We are watching a vast natural experiment.

Take millions of Americans off of farms and manual labor.

Add sedentary lifestyles, desk jobs,...

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How to Boost Your Energy mindset train Jun 15, 2022

Today I'll give you a step-by-step lesson on an exercise that targets your glutes and hamstrings, plus it’s one of the best total-body exercises you can do.

But first, have you ever heard the phrase, “time is money?”

Truth is,...

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