5 Single-leg RDL’s

Single tear. That’s what happens when I see a well-executed single-leg RDL. Or 5×20 bicep curls at the end of a program. Beauty on display. But it ain’t easy being pretty, let me tell ya…from what I can tell you about beauty from what other people told me about being pretty. The single-leg RDL has…

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5 Killer Strength Training Combos For Fat Loss

Here’s my attempt to reconcile the title of this blog: My bad. The truth is training for fat loss is a small sliver of the pie. If you aren’t afraid of some hard training or desire you want to sacrifice your nutritional (or other) sins on the altar of exercise, step into my office. As with…

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Staying fit for busy paren…OMG, CHAOS!

Let me come clean and begin with a caveat that I haven’t done much of anything in the last 6 weeks.  Recently I played Ryan-is-a-competitive-asshole with one of my athletes by racing him 500m on a ski-erg while he had a rower. Enter the feeling of 1000 knives in my lungs. This reads like a confession.  I have nutty…

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Did you do what you said you were going to?

It’s a simple question really — did you do the thing you said you were going to do? Most people, with fitness and health, don’t. Maybe you’ve been toying with starting but haven’t. Or maybe you have started yet again only to fail yet again. I don’t know your situation. We tend to attach morality…

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3 reasons keeping weight off is hard

Drinking and dieting done right share a common goal: achieve and maintain. “Any adage worth repeating is already half-way to being irrelevant”– Ed Catmull Allow me to simplify how to drink like a boss the consequences and challenges of dieting. Weight loss advice is a commodity. The real magic is learning to keep weight off.…

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