The Relentless “Perfect Breakfasts” – 3 Under 5-Minute Muscle Breakfasts

I used to train this guy, Tim, who had a schedule that kind of alternated.  One week he’d be an 8:00 or 9:00 in the morning guy and the next he’d be a 5:00 or 6:00pm guy.  When he came in for the afternoon sessions, he was a lion.  He’d … Continue reading

Performance Buffet – 5 Tips To Stay Lean, Be Strong, and Train Relentless

If you’re like me, sometimes you like to dig in to a big meal of steak and potatoes.  Honestly, when it comes to steak… by “sometimes” I mean “all the times”.  With that being said, though, it’s nice on occasion to hit the buffet and get a little something of … Continue reading

How The High-Performance Lifestyle Is Keeping You Fat and Weak

If you’re someone who wants it all, from the Job to the Family to the Body (and who doesn’t?), then you know how easy it is to just keep piling more and more on your plate.  If you’re like me, then it seems like every time you turn around there’s … Continue reading

Supplement 101 – The Four Basic Supplements I Recommend

If I had to make a call on it, there probably isn’t a more hotly-contested subject in the fitness universe than supplementation.  On one side of the equation you have the supplement industry, making their money by being full of shiny, glossy, and airbrushed marketing campaigns that claim that if … Continue reading

What Should I Eat Before I Work Out?

“What should I eat before I work out?” This is a question that I get all the time in the gym.  The reason for all the confusion is because there’s such a large amount of conflicting information in the media, magazines, and blogosphere. For example, if you are a contest … Continue reading

Nutrition 101 – What About Micronutrients?

Now that we know a little bit about the macronutrients of food (protein, carbs, and fat) from this article series, we’re going to go a little deeper into high quality nutrition and talk a little bit about micronutrients. As a quick recap, think of your macronutrients as the things that … Continue reading

10 Step Checklist To Build A Lean, Strong, High-Performance Body, Part 2

Welcome back to The 10 Step Checklist For Build a Lean, Strong, High-Performance Body.  This is part II, where we break down what you need to do at the kitchen and the table to get your nutrition on point  into simple steps.  If you missed Part I then you might … Continue reading