The Drop Set – Episode 20: TOO hardcore?!? Macro f#$%-ups!

When does embracing the “hardcore” mentality become a liability?  Is your relentless pursuit of being awesome holding you back?  Also, I talk about ways in which you can truly screw up your macro tracking – some obvious, some less so!  Includes the weekly recap, myth and rants segments as well!                
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Emotional thinking

People often ask me where I stand on certain topics.  What I think about this training style, that diet, some product, whichever method of cardio, you name it.  I live and exist in this industry, so it’s good to have opinions on things and be able to explain and articulate those opinions to others. Something I think we need less...
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My coaching principles and philosophies

I am sometimes asked outright by inquisitive people exactly what my priorities and strategies are when it comes to getting someone stage ready.  It’s a totally fair question, and a monologue that is part of my standard orientation for people when they first join the team.  Every competitor is a unique individual with their own needs and particulars, but there...
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Pros and cons of hiring an online prep coach

In the world of competitive bodybuilding – which for the sake of this discussion is the term we will use to also cover bikini, figure, and men’s & women’s physique – one thing is certain:  if you go it alone, the potential for things to suck goes way up. Most people recognize the need for some sort of guidance to...
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