Coronavirus/COVID-19 Update – Five Starr Physique

Coronavirus/COVID-19 Update – Five Starr Physique Update, 3/17/2020 – gym closures are being mandated across numerous states and I anticipate everything being shut down by week’s end. Based on the government’s recommendation to limit gatherings of 10 or more and to stay inside, I’d recommend staying away at this point – let’s all do our part to make this interruption...
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Six Keys to a Successful Off-season

Six Keys to a Successful Off-season Back in episode 81 of my podcast (which you are already listening to, right?  If not, click here and redeem yourself – I’ll never know!) my guest was IFBB figure pro Kim Helm and she said something that I couldn’t possibly agree with any more. How your off-season goes determines how your prep goes...
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What you NEED in your gym bag to be prepared for everything!

Little known fact .. the secret to never ending gains lies in the contents of your gym bag! OK maybe not, but a properly loaded gym bag, with all the essentials is going to help you fly through your workouts more effectively, stay in the zone and will help you work through some common issues. Today I’ll walk you through...
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VIDEO! Bodybuilding Mistakes – Part 1: Neglecting Your Off Season

Is your progress slow to non-existent? Do you focus too much on getting (or staying) lean? If so, you’re likely selling your growth potential short. You don’t need to put on a bunch of excess weight, but shifting gears clearly into a growth phase is a hard but useful tactic you should consider. In this video I talk about WHY...
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The Drop Set – Episode 7: Roles of a coach and reducing injury risk

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!
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The Drop Set – Episode 5: Gym Efficiency & Coping w/Holidays!

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!
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