The supplement market can be a confusing place. Companies claim that supplements can be used for everything under the sun, and that you cannot make progress without them. Here is the truth- “Supplements can only supplement a good diet and exercise program. The purpose of supplements is to fill the gaps, not to be the…

One of the great superfoods that is cheap and easily available, eggs have been getting a bad rap for no real reason. In this post I would like to discuss why eggs have been demonized and how they are in fact one of the best foods known to man. Myth- Eggs have too much cholesterol…

The Two factor model is a training model the Soviets used to use (Zatsiorsky) in order to understand how to balance training volume, intensity and frequency for best results. The volume of training is simply the total reps you perform, intensity is the weight used as a percentage of your best and frequency is the…

So many of us today exercise without any appreciation for the grand history of physical training and the pain and labor that has gone into developing the field over the decades. With this article I want to initiate a series of posts on the great men who changed the way we train for good. 1.…

Making sense of diets can be an impossible task and somehow everyone seems to contradict each other. Right from what foods are good, to what supplements could help you lose weight everything seems confusing. Fear not! Here are 5 simple rules to stay healthy, lose fat and get stronger: 1. Stop Eating Junk Everyone knows…

This is something all track and field coaches know, all strength athletes know, but for some reason the vast majority of gym goers and personal trainers have forgotten. The human body is designed to be one cohesive unit, therefore to train it correctly one must train the body as a whole. Source for image First…

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