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Do U Even Recover?
Do U Even Recover?

In my profession, the number one reason why clients don’t get results in the gym is they don’t train consistently, either in volume, intensity, or just getting into the gym at all. Others train too damn hard all the time. The thing is, the root of the problem is...

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My Top 10 Favorite Supplements
My Top 10 Favorite Supplements

I take supplements. Really I always have. My mother was a big fan of Dr. Adelle Davis, a pioneer of the nutritional revolution in the mid 1900s. Dr. Davis endorsed supplementing certain nutrients, a belief my mother then passed down my siblings and me. I see a lot of...

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Top 5 Pieces of Equipment for Your Home Gym
Top 5 Pieces of Equipment for Your Home Gym

If there’s one thing 2020 taught us, it’s to be prepared. Many of us (self included) prefer to workout in a gym. But when gyms aren’t available for whatever reason, having a few key pieces of equipment can at least help you keep your body (and mind) healthy. Here are...

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Dr. Clark on Dead Butt Syndrome
Dr. Clark on Dead Butt Syndrome

I want to take a moment of your time to talk about a condition that is rampant in our society of sitting. It’s a condition that causes a multitude of issues relating to proper biomechanics of the human body. Because of the dawn of the tech industry and the onset of...

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True Strength
True Strength

TW: Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault I’ve been more afraid for my health than possibly ever in my life. It started as what seemed like tennis elbow. Then nerve shit started. Long story short, my above-mentioned deadlift buddy is a brilliant chiropractor who had...

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Body Positivity?
Body Positivity?

Last time I got pictures taken (for marketing, etc.) I was at the end of a 12-week cut. I’m incredibly proud of the work and discipline I put in. It was at a time in my life when I was trying to reclaim my power and it worked amazingly well (NOT a long-term coping...

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Do You Need a Weight Belt?
Do You Need a Weight Belt?

A: It depends. There is a lot of confusion around this topic because I frequently see one of two scenarios: 💥People wearing one all the goddamn time, usually because their backs hurt all the goddamn time. OR 💥People never wearing a belt because it “weakens their core”...

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The Scale is Bullshit
The Scale is Bullshit

I gained 8-ish lbs during quarantine thanks to a drastic reduction in activity and my cutting edge nutrition program called the Fuck It Diet. I’ve been saying I only care because I compete in a weight class-based sport and it put me in the next weight class up (84kg)....

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Back in action (but not business quite yet)
Back in action (but not business quite yet)

I dreaded this. Waking up before the sun was up. Looking like a mess. Bags under my eyes, crazy hair, no makeup, wearing the first thing I grabbed. I must admit, I lost some of my fire. After my head injury in February that made even being in a gym torture, and a...

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Just Keep Moving
Just Keep Moving

t’s snowing. It’s fucking cold. I have gotten zip zero relief moolah. And today I had a back workout scheduled. The only thing worse than a back workout for me is one without a barbell. In a 330 sq ft studio. With a damn TRX strapped to a door and 1 kettlebell. But I...

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