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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Evidence of Insanity – My 2018 Photo Shoot Prep by the Numbers

Evidence of Insanity – My 2018 Photo Shoot Prep by the Numbers My clients know this very well, and if you’ve read much on this site or follow me on social media you’ve probably gathered this as well:  I can get a bit crazy when it comes to collecting and analyzing data.  It’s my engineering background, I guess – it’s not ultimately what...
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7 Reasons Your Last Prep Sucked

7 Reasons Your Last Prep Sucked Raise your hand if you’ve tried to prep for a show and didn’t reach the finish line?  Yeah I see you out there.  You in the back, it’s ok – put your hand up, I can see it in your eyes…ok, there you go. Now raise your hand if you MADE it to show...
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7 Ways to Slay Your Cardio Harder

7 Ways to Slay Your Cardio Harder Spoiler alert:  whether your goal is competition prep for a bodybuilding show or just fat loss in general, cardio is going to be part of the equation.  There’s no realistic way around it.  For most of the people I talk to and work with, it’s absolutely viewed as a necessary evil. Now yes, there...
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Workout Logging: My Secret to Force Progressive Overload

Let's start with a quiz.  It's simple, so don't worry.  It'll take about 3 seconds, and then I'll call for pencils down.  Ready?  GO! Are you a human being? Do you like to lift? Do you hate hitting plateaus? If you answered 'yes' to all of those questions, then you should be logging your workouts.
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The Drop Set – Episode 86: 10 Ways to Screw Up Your Prep, Are Studies Worth Following?

Ever had a prep that didn’t turn out quite the way you had envisioned when you started?  If your hand isn’t up, your a liar – there, I said it!  Today I break down my top 10 reasons WHY so that we can strategize on how to prevent things from turning south.  Also, it’s becoming ever popular to cite scientific...
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The Drop Set – Episode 84: Is MFP Premium Worth it? Convergence-Free Pressing, Plateau Busting Tips & Tricks

If you’re a fan of macros, you probably use MyFitnessPal – today we’re going to dive into the Premium version and see if it’s worth or not.  ALSO:  some of my best tips for busting through fat loss plateaus, and a quick tip on pressing for chest and shoulder days.
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