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Real Body Beast Results… Amazing Stuff

I have been doing Body Beast off and on (mostly on) for 2 years. It’s the perfect in-home lifting program. No fluff, just weight lifting and lots of it. Recently, I did a custom two month Body Beast Doubles schedule and ate at the caloric level in the diet guide (Book of Beast). I hit […]

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Reverse Shoulder Flys Reduce Shoulder Instability

I wasn’t much for lifting weights in high school… but I remember a lot of Bench Press. That’s what our gym teacher taught us (and probably what his teacher taught him). Learn to Bench Press weight… and get big and strong. Luckily, we are smarter creatures these days. And we lift smarter. And while Bench Presses […]

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Boost Testosterone Naturally To Build Muscle

Whether you’re a guy or a girl, you want to build muscle. The benefits of having some solid, lean muscle mass are irrefutable in this day and age. It’s certainly more healthy than fat. And these days, toned muscular bodies are viewed as more sexy than bone-thin, skinny bods. So get with the trend! There […]

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Exercising While Injured: How To Stay In The Game

If you have a truly exercise inhibiting injury, that’s one thing.  Obviously talking to your doctor is key when exercising while injured.  You want to make sure that exercise is even a possibility.  Many injuries, though, are minor enough to work around and still get some exercise.  In other words, an injury does not necessarily […]

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Summer Workouts: Ways To Get Back On Track For Summer

Fun weekend.  But I don’t feel so wonderful today.  It was mostly worth it.  It’s time to pull things together and get the situation moving in the right direction again.  Sound familiar? The number one priority?  Nutrition.  Getting that consistent diet nailed back down and getting junk foods off the menu is key to not […]

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P90X3 MMX: P90X Martial Arts On Steroids (not really)

Can’t say I have ever been a big fan of the mixed martial arts workouts.  Kicking and punching just isn’t my thing.  I would rather grab some weights and destroy some muscle tissue.  That to me, is fun.  Call me wackadoodle or whatever.  I have to say though, P90X3 MMX is different.  Yes I’m a […]

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Lean Body Mass: Why Muscle Is A Good Thing

It’s pretty typical that someone will equate lean body mass and building muscle to some bulgy image of a guy or girl.  This is the image we have been exposed to… steroid-ed, shaven clean as a baby’s bottom, and covered in oil.  While it’s might be interesting to imagine what it would be like to […]

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P90X3 Incinerator Review: Chest, Back, And Arms

This has turned out to be one of my favorite P90X3 workouts.  It’s the perfect mix of chest and back… with a side of shoulders.  And to finish?  Bi’s and tri’s baby!  Back to back… with very little rest.  A huge day in the program that really accentuates the Strength phase of P90X3.  With this […]

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2014 Big Sur Marathon: Running Highway 1 To Carmel

The strip of Highway 1 that stretches from Big Sur to Carmel is arguably the most beautiful section of road in the United States… and I’m sure it competes on a worldwide level as well.  If you don’t know what I’m talking about, put it on your bucket list.  It’s surreal.  What’s obvious to me […]

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Strength Gains For Beginners: Learning Is The Key

When you set out to learn something new… the goal is to get good at it.  Most things you want to learn to master or get really efficient at.  To be a good chess player, you must master the strategy.  To be a good runner, you have to be efficient at the movement.  To be […]

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