Demand Respect With These 3 Shoulder Exercises

Your body language dictates how people perceive you especially during a first impression – and nothing is more telling than your shoulders. Think about it – next time you’re at a group function, scan the room. See who is standing proud and tall, shoulders wide – and see who is standing with their head down,…

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You’re Only One [Brutal] Set Away From the Greatest Gains of Your Life

If you’re anything like me, you hate hitting that plateau in the gym. Your lifts start to get stagnant, as you’re stuck at the same weight on the bench press, squat, or deadlift for months. You get frustrated with your workout program. How could something that used to be your bread and butter stop working?…

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You’ll Never (EVER) Be Successful Until You Do These 3 Things

Since it’s Monday, I figured I would write something that could get you guys fired up for the week to come. Trust me this is a good one. Get ready… Despite what you’ve been told, successful people are not a different breed. The people themselves are the same – it’s [1] how they approach the situation their…

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Top 4 Supplements for Men’s Overall Health

Guys ask my take on supplements all the time. After working in this business for almost 15 years (including managing GNC store), there’s a few rules I follow when it comes to picking out the right supplements for your goals. The more ‘hard core’ the marketing, the shittier the product. If they have to force…

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That Time I Passed Out at a Stop Light + Sick Muscle Pumps

One time I took a pre-workout ingredient I bought in bulk and crashed so hard I fell asleep at a stop light…foot on the break and my face pressed firmly against the window. Just like that I was out cold. My adrenals were SHOT. Not sure how long I sat there, but holy shit –…

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Top 5 [Non-Bench Press] Exercises to Bulk Up Your Chest

There’s a few muscle groups that you never skip on – chest is one of them. It’s probably the first muscle group you’ve ever trained, got a pump from, and watched grow. It’s also probably the first muscle group that cause you to get stuck under a bar because your ego got in the way. (How…

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Quick Easter Workout to Burn Extra Calories

Happy Easter guys. Enjoy the day with the ones you love eat some great food, and have a couple drinks for me. But make sure it’s some form of whiskey. Nothing less manly then sucking down wine coolers with Easter Dinner. I know how stressful family holidays can be. At my wife’s family’s house, I…

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Why ‘Men’s Fitness Challenges’ Are a Load of Crap

We used to do them at my gym years ago and the guys I train get better results without them. Here’s why. You finally decided to get back into shape that you were in high school, and you see that your local gym is running a ‘Men’s Fitness Challenge’. It usually sounds something like this:…

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5 Things You MUST Do Before You Make Any Progress

Life is full of ups and downs. Peaks and valleys. Success and failures. Whenever you set a goal there’s a few things you need to keep in mind before any of the magic starts to happen. Set a deadline. When you set a date, you are creating a mini-contract with yourself to GSD (get shit…

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Why I Started Using Vegan Protein Shakes

I never thought in a million years, I would be using vegan anything. Ask my wife. I [probably like you] am a meat guy. I get all my protein from animal sources with my post-workout protein coming from whey. The closest thing I’d ever thing I’d get to vegan is admitting the fact that my…

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