I spend a lot of time in gyms. Between 1 on 1 clients, my own training, and my athletes, I probably spend as much time in the gym in a month as most people do in a year. This has led me to a few conclusions: People will take advice on training and nutrition …

George Hackenschmidt was an old school strongman, weightlifter, world champion wrestler, philosopher and author. He was friends with Harry Houdini, broke the world record with a one arm press of 269 pounds, spoke 7 languages, essentially invented the bench press, and President Teddy Roosevelt once was quoted as saying, “If I wasn’t President of …

Often, when guys start training with me and don’t see traditional bench presses, deadlifts, and squats in their program right away, they immediately think that I’m some kind of Richard Simmons type who isn’t about getting them as strong as an ox. All they’ve known from playing sports in high school and college is …