“Essential Life Training”

"Train Your Body for Real Movement - Not Gym Movement Today I still stand behind my philosophy of training. Some call it performance training I call it essential life training. The days of me worrying about how I look so someone will believe the things or say or write are over. I'm no longer interested in training just to train, I train to live and function better in today's rough and … [Read more...]

Something I hear time and time again!

Something I hear time and time again Something I hear time and time again is how this guy or that guy is charging too much for a DVD or book. Do people think it's easy to write a book and make DVD's spend the time and energy marketing and creating products just to give it away? The difference between a serious student of fitness and the never will be's are the complainers. It's the … [Read more...]

Bodyweight Training Forget The Pushups Train the Legs!

To many men worry about working the upper body to look pretty or intimidating but the real work and benefits come from hammering the legs with strength and speed and jump training. The legs are the foundation for a great athlete. Leg training builds the powerful foundation needed to excel in almost all sports and in real life for functional fitness. Training legs is brutal and is the … [Read more...]

A Rarely used Strength Secret

A Rarely used Strength Secret Most trainers and strength coaches all over the world use a few strength building exercises, the squat, the dead lift, the power clean for over all body power. These are great strength builders, but how effective are they really? And do they promise all the hype of real strength building? I will tell you there is a better way of building overall body … [Read more...]

Why locking out and using a full range of motion can be crippling!

Why locking out and using a full range of motion can be crippling! Remember you read it here first. Locking out and a full range of motion could be the reason for most injuries over time. First question, when you walk do you lock out at the knee with every movement? Second question, do you walk using a full range of motion? When you stand do you stand knees locked? When you walk are … [Read more...]

Skipping a meal won’t kill you fat ass!

I can’t help but wonder why people are so against skipping a meal? It won’t kill you. It gives your body a rest and time to repair. The funny thing is that with all research and all the gurus and the diet industries and all the prepackaged food and new weight loss surgeries we are fatter than ever. The new standard is to eat 5 to 6 small meals a day to lose weight, or the percentage diets … [Read more...]

A Truck Stop Workout!

A lot of you probably don't know but I'm a regular guy with a family and a job, and because I started a family at such a young age of 17; I went the path of a steady job with benefits etc. My job is not writing books or training people. My whole life I've been into physical fitness and strength and was stronger and fitter than just about anyone else. For over 30 years I have studied, … [Read more...]

Bodyweight Training – My Workout Draws Attention From Local Police

My Workout Draws Attention From Local Police I want to tell you about a training session I had in a strange place that drew the attention of the local police. Last week my company vehicle broke down under an overpass, so while I was waiting for road service I figured I’d get in a workout. The great thing about bodyweight training, when you want a great workout and there is no equipment … [Read more...]

Skip Your Next Meal, It Won’t Kill You!

Skip Your Next Meal, It Won’t Kill You! We are constantly hearing from experts and doctors don’t skip meals if you want to lose weight. I disagree. The experts want you to eat five or six times small meals a day for weight loss. The concept is that by eat five or six small meals a day will keep you from being hungry and will keep your metabolism high. What the experts don’t tell you is … [Read more...]

Blue Collar DNA

Blue Collar DNA Is it possible to have blue collar DNA? We all know we can’t change our DNA, but what about the way you are brought up. Our country was built on blue collar DNA meaning nothing was easy it was a fight every single day. Some people are just brought up to be blue collar and some are brought up to be white collar but the funny thing is, is that our bodies are made to … [Read more...]