How to Build The Strongest Glutes As Quickly As Possible

Introduction Chances are, your glutes, are not as strong as they can be.  This is the case for 99.9% of people simply because most people spend so much time sitting and so little time and attention remediating all the problems this causes. Sitting too much causes the glutes to become weaker and relatively inactive while causing the hip flexors to become tight. This tightness in the hip flexors combine with a weakening of the glutes can even cause the hip flexors to become overactive and … [Read more...]

How To Apply Design Thinking To Fitness For Outstanding Strength

As many of you know, fitness can be an infinitely complex topic. With many of the best fitness sites devoted to science based training practices there are tons of evidence based resources floating around the web. The problem with some of these informational outlets is that they often have tens or hundreds of articles that discuss the most important science based training and diet practices. Another problem is that many of these articles are written by highly intelligent, articulate, well … [Read more...]

Everything Else You Need To Know About Training To Get More Results in Less Time

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In this followup to my original article on Bill Starr's training principles, I am going to tell you everything you need to do to get more results from training in less time. The way I'm going to do that is to give you a second set of highlights from Bill Starr, one of the greatest strength and conditioning coaches of all time. Bill Starr is a legendary strength coach and athlete who's accomplishments include: one of the handful of coaches that created the Strength and Conditioning industry, … [Read more...]

Everything You Need To Know About Training To Get More Results in Less Time

In this article I am going to tell you everything you need to do to get more results from training in less time. The way I'm going to do that is to give you the highlights of some of the training principles from one of the greatest strength and conditioning coaches of all time. Bill Starr is a legendary strength coach and athlete who's accomplishments include: one of the handful of coaches that created the Strength and Conditioning industry, Head strength Coach at SMU, Hawaii, John Hopkins … [Read more...]

The #1 Thing You Need to Do To Increase Your Fitness

In this article I am going to give you some new ideas about how you can quickly increase your fitness.  I started thinking about this topic while I was working on a training program for a buddy of mine that was preparing for a military selection and assessment course. I started thinking about how athletes who are competing at a world class level go about preparing their bodies for competition.  One thing that struck me was the massive base of fitness athletes build up before they start to … [Read more...]

What Is The Best BMI for Natural Physique Athletes?

In this article we are going to take a look at some arguments for the ideal body mass index for physique athletes.  I am going to discuss a few different points of view and then give you my recommendations for the best body mass index. These recommendations are built off of well established strength levels and body fat measurements for natural body builders.  My goal with this article is to give you some realistic targets to shoot for in your quest to become lean and strong. One thing to … [Read more...]

The #1 Thing You Need To Focus On To Start Losing Fat Quickly

In this article I'm going to talk about why the micronutrient density of your diet is the number one thing you need to focus on to lose body fat and  weight.  Before I get into the details of what this article is about, it's important to discuss what this article is not about as giving recommendations for fat loss can be a loaded topic in the fitness industry. This article will not give a blanket recommendation for any dietary system popularized by another author.  This article is my own … [Read more...]

How To Build The Best Physique That Will Increase Sex Appeal

When I talk about sex appeal in this article I mean the non conscious reaction members of the opposite sex have to your physique. Don't take this the wrong way, sex appeal involves more then your physique, but since this is a fitness site, this is where we are going to start. Another reason to talk about sex appeal on this site is that there are very well documented standards for physical proportions that regularly illicit the most positive responses from members of the opposite sex. In fact, … [Read more...]

How To Make The Best Fitness Gains Of Your Life

In this article I am going to talk about a three part system to Make the greatest fitness gains of your life. This system is not based on some secret training program or supplement. I am simply going to outline a stripped down version of what you can do to increase your fitness. Instead of making this topic infinitely complex, I am going to condense it down to the smallest amount of information that will convey the core principles you need to know. After I discuss the main principles of … [Read more...]