Bodyweight Training – “Winners Train Everyday”

" Winners Train Everyday" I like this saying. But what does it actually mean? Does it mean you have to go hard everyday? Does it mean that if you don't train everyday you will be a loser? My take on this saying is when you let up you get passed. I do train everyday, and have for years. I believe training everyday has allowed me to stay very fit and injury free from conditioned muscle, … [Read more...]

Want to Train Like a Real Animal?

Want to train like a real animal? I hear time in and time out about how someone isn’t going all the way down or he’s not locking out. Okay, why does it matter if he’s not locking out or using a full range of motion? Who made up the rules? If I don’t want to go slow and lockout every pushup and wreck my elbows I’ll rename my pushups to “Speed Pushups” or “Speed Dips” etc. Meaning I … [Read more...]

Bodyweight Training – 50 Suspension dips on chains

I'm a big believer in using what you have to build a strong and productive body in all environments. I also think that we need creativity to stay motivated to continue to make gains and to keep the mind fresh. In the video I'm doing some dips using chains from a piece of equipment in a park. I rarely do dips on anything other than a dip rack, but these were tough. Because the chains move my … [Read more...]

A Great Short Workout While Pulled Over in Traffic

Today while working coming through a construction site I was forced to pull over and wait for traffic to move. I took the time and got in a short workout of Jump Squats and Hindu pushups it was hot but I got in a short fast workout that got the blood pumping and a good sweat. It never takes any equipment or any special place to get in a great workout. I get a workout in anywhere I can. I've … [Read more...]

The Basics Build Over all Conditioning

Most people think that building a high level of physical fitness and strength comes from training when they feel like it. Physical fitness never has or never will be built on a when I feel like training attitude. True physical fitness is built over a life time of sweat and punishment and the rewards are amazing. Everyday I have people emailing me and telling me how just changing a few … [Read more...]

The Greatest thing about Pushups

The greatest thing about pushups is the versatility. Pushups are still one of the greatest exercises and always will be. Just the fact that you can do hundreds of different pushups working the body from almost every angle known to man makes the pushup a great tool for complete physical fitness. If you used pushups and sprints or jumping rope and never did anything else you would … [Read more...]

Bodyweight Training – Tough Workout

Try this workout but only if you are physically fit Wearing a 40lb weight vest jump rope 500 times non stop no rest move right on to plyo pushups to a object at least 8" wearing 5lb wrist weights. Simple with the weights on your wrist you explode on to the platform drop back down for 20 reps. I finished off with a secret exercise never seen before anywhere! Talk about an F'n … [Read more...]

Bodyweight Training – Killer Functional Exercise

Build total body functional strength with the wall walk. It's not as easy as you might think. It takes a whole body effort to stay straight and to just complete just a short distance. Try it but don't let it fool you. Just before the video the workout I did was jump rope 250 times wall walk half the wall jump rope 250 times walk the other half. Then jumped rope 250 times walk back half way. … [Read more...]

Bodyweight Training – Beach Sprinting

Today I worked out in Ocean City NJ on the beach in the soft sand. I thought that working in the sand would be a struggle because I don't workout in this environment. I live in higher elevation and train in the mountains. I like to try different training situations and see how the training in the mountains compare to other areas I train in. The sand had nothing for me, I ran rough shot … [Read more...]

The Strongest Man I Ever Knew

It' no secret I spent my whole life lifting weights from the time I was 12 to about 30 years old. The first time I ever lifted any weights I put 110lbs over my head and I weighed 98 lbs. I was always obsessed  with gaining weight and getting stronger. All the years I studied and read about real strong men never really seeing to many real strong men, not even in the gym.  I did spot a man … [Read more...]