Outsmart Your Stomach: Avoid Weight Gain This Holiday

It’s always a battle not to overindulge during the holidays. Willpower is in limited supply as we are surrounded by many food choices within our immediate environment. Rather than relying on willpower, we can change the environment so that we don’t overindulge. Below...

Ladies: 3 Gym-Friendly Exercises to Develop Your Glutes

When I ask female athletes about their goals, improving their glutes is at the top of the list. In this article, I will discuss how well the standard squat develops the glutes, along with squat variations and exercises that work better. The hip thruster is an obvious...

Say Yes to Banded Pull Ups (But Not for Assistance)

A while back I wrote that banded pull ups were like drugs. Once you start, you have a hard time quitting. For beginners I still agree there are much better ways to learn how to do strict pull ups. But for advanced athletes, using a band as resistance – not...