There’s no sense in getting fancy with partial range of motion until you really understand what FULL range of motion is like and how to know if you’re achieving it. It might not be as simple as you think! Also – when life throws something at you that forces you to take extended time off […]
Entries Tagged ‘online coach’
How do you assess your progress? Should you rely more/less on numbers, or is there more to it than just that? Also, a very candid talk about supplementation, covering ALL types – what’s good, what’s not, and what should really be avoided.
Coaches come in all shapes and sizes and with a wide range of strengths and weaknesses. I outline what I consider to be the primary roles a coach can fulfill so you can determine what’s important to you. Also, how to reduce your risk of injury in a sport that should really be quite safe!
There are a billion (precisely…I counted) articles online talking about the best way to train legs, why you NEED to train them twice a week, why training them more than once a week is a bad idea, or why you should only squat and forget everything else. This is not one of those articles. Instead […]
Some advice for the New Year’s crowds, my take on 2 very different approaches for off-season growth, and also a coach’s tips on how to search for an online coach!
If you’re reading this, you should be logging your workouts. Unless you have a freakshow memory, you just aren’t going to remember all the important stuff – and if you do this long enough, all the days/weeks/months/years tend to blend into each other and before you know it, you’re going to the gym to hit […]
More Q&A, a total softball thrown my way in “bodybuilding myths”, a discussion on how to be more efficient in the gym and also how to cope with holidays and all the associated food!
In the first episode of the brand new Five Starr Physique Podcast, I give a brief introduction of myself and also what I hope this podcast will be about in future episodes. I also cover two topics central to why we’re here in the first place: what exactly is bodybuilding (and who exactly is a […]
Everyone with a coach has a love/hate relationship with progress pics. They can be a great reminder of how far you’ve come, forcing you to see yourself as the camera captures you. They can also be a pain in the ass and a frustrating “raw” view of a body you are trying hard to move […]
With the end of the year quickly approaching, bodybuilders everywhere are thinking about the inevitable start of their prep for an early spring show or deciding exactly what show(s) to hit for the upcoming year. How do you pick the show that’s right for you? There are many factors to consider, so let’s dive in. […]