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Tyler’s Results and The Truth About Strength Training

August 3rd, 2014

Today I have a guest post from my client, Tyler. When I first announced I would be doing a limited amount of online coaching last March, Tyler was one of the first sign-ups. I could tell he was sincere in his desire to reshape his body and was willing to put the necessary work in. […]

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Chest Workout Overhaul

August 4th, 2013

It’s the middle of summer, and there’s still time to bulk up your chest a bit for T-shirts and beach trips. I think that, of all the body parts, the chest is the one most guys train with the greatest consistency and effort, and also the most misguided programming. A very typical, old-fashioned bodybuilding workout […]

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Desperate Weight Gain Strategies

June 2nd, 2013

People hate me. Aside from the fact that I often make inappropriate jokes, dance badly at parties, and have no patience for loud dogs or annoying children, I can eat anything—and in large amounts—and not gain weight. It’s almost like a superpower, only, like all superheroes, I see it as a blessing and a curse. […]

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Training With A Bum Hip

May 19th, 2013

In September of last year, I stopped squatting. For those who know me, this was kind of like if George Clooney took a vow of celibacy. I loved squatting, and although I wasn’t especially good at it, I relied on it as a measure of strength and progress. But the fact was, it was killing […]

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Eyeballing Portion Sizes

April 21st, 2013

I hate counting calories. I know you do, too. And the only scale I use is the kind you step on. I don’t have the patience to be meticulous about nutrition, but with summer coming up and plenty of opportunities to wear T-shirts, and sometimes much less, we need to be a little more particular […]

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