December 3, 2017

Everyone that goes to the weight room does so to look better naked. If they tell you all they want is strength they are lying. There is nothing wrong with being vain or caring about your appearance, in fact you should to some extent.

However, there is nothing worse than...

November 4, 2017

I think a basic b*** on social media means that someone takes a lot of selfies and drinks a lot of Starbucks, however I’m not an expert in this field. What I’m an expert is in being a basic bitch in training. As you can see through my #back2thebasics campaign on my soc...

October 30, 2017

Training vs. exercising needs to be defined first before we go further into this article. Training is the pursuit of a specific goal, such as Deadlifting 500 pounds or rowing  2,000 meters on the C2 rower in 6:30. There is a clear and defined goal that you are pursuing...

October 11, 2017

When you have a few years of training under your belt, you will realize what you like to do and what you should do. For me personally, I always loved to lift heavy and do hypertrophy work. Nothing like getting a pump to make you think you’re jacked, then looking in the...

October 1, 2017

   Most of you reading this post are young males that are novice lifters, Yes, novice lifters. If you can’t deadlift 405 and weigh under 200 pounds, you my friend are a novice lifter. Marathon runners have bigger biceps than you and you still think that the leg press i...

September 27, 2017

   People continue to troll each other over the internet about what program works best, the answer is they all do and don’t. A one size fit’s all program won’t give enough customization to elite athletes, however can work wonders for a novice athlete. The difference is...

September 24, 2017

   To be the best, you must master the mundane. The mundane is the boring and dull pursuit of a far-reaching goal that might never happen. Mastering the mundane is taking control of every aspect of your life so that you can put your best foot forward in the pursuit of...

September 19, 2017

I still get many questions today from athletes and coaches who wonder how I was able to translate from throwing a 16 pound shot put at 300 pounds to throwing a 5oz baseball in the mid 90’s. The simple answer is that baseball training is terrible, with no progression or...

September 14, 2017

Now that we know size is important (Go read parts 1 and 2 of Why Size Matters if you haven’t already), you hopefully have now bought into the concept that being small and weak doesn’t help your baseball performance. If you put in the work to add both size and strength,...

September 12, 2017

In Part 1 of this series entitled “Does Size Matter?”, I talked about how we have seen an influx of MLB players that are taking their training to a new level. Videos of Bryce Harper deadlifting 500 and Chapman benching 3 plates are common in the off-season. These playe...

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