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Two pictures of a man engaging in weightlifting exercises and a piece of protein-rich meat.
Testosterone: Natural Increase, Supplementation and Risk vs Benefit
May 19, 2018

Testosterone gets a lot of hype, and rightly so. It has many diverse effects, functions and implications, having been associated with…

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A woman doing a CrossFit exercise in a gym.
CrossFit: Science VS Stigma
February 26, 2018

As a student of exercise science, I was groomed to distrust CrossFit. However, I decided to hop off that bandwagon and…

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A bearded man is demonstrating his impressive core strength as he effortlessly performs rings exercises in a gym.
Stop doing crunches. Here’s why, and what core strengthening exercises you should do instead:
January 27, 2018

Everybody seems to want abs and better core strength, but crunches simply don’t do what people are wanting them to do….

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A woman at a Wichita Personal Training Studio, confidently holding a barbell as she works out in the gym.
3 things every training program should include
December 31, 2017

Whatever your athletic goals are, training for them without learning a bit about what makes a good training program is kinda…

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Why you’re not making progress: a simple guide to avoid training plateau
December 29, 2017

Many people come to me flustered and confused, wondering why they’re not making progress in their training. Barring acts of God,…

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A personal trainer guiding a man as he lifts a barbell in a gym.
How Dangerous is Lifting Heavy? Statistics!
December 18, 2017

Here’s what the science has to say about the dangers of lifting heavy weights. Sources cited in this article: How Dangerous…

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A shirtless man lifting weights in Forge Fitness gym.
Avoid burn out: 5 Tips from 10 years of consistent training
December 15, 2017

As trainers we’re constantly scheming and racking our brains for ways to keep clients consistent with their training. When clients aren’t…

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Two individuals engaged in weight training as they perform a bench press exercise in a gym.
Weight training for weight loss
September 1, 2017

Weight training for weight loss: In this video I address some misconceptions about cardio for weight loss and make the case…

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A plate full of healthy dish for ketogenic diets Description: A bowl of vegetables and eggs, suitable for those following ketogenic diets, is placed on a rustic wooden table.
Ketogenic diets for weight loss and performance
August 20, 2017

Ketogenic Diets for Weight Loss and Performance There seems to be much lingering confusion out there on the topic of ketogenic…

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How Fast Should You Lose Weight?
August 6, 2017

How fast should you lose weight? Here’s a quick new video on the basics. For those interested, I’ll link several scholarly…

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