4 Simple Moves That Will Fire Up Your Glutes

4 Simple Moves That Will Fire Up Your Glutes

Glute activation has become a topic I’m incredibly passionate about, especially since I’ve recently found out a lot of my lower back and core instability is a direct result of poor glute activation. Your glutes do much more than give your backside a bit of...
5 Home Workout Tools on My Christmas List (For serious)

5 Home Workout Tools on My Christmas List (For serious)

Let’s get real here for a second. Even though I wrote a book about home workouts, and talk quite a bit about how to build a home gym on a budget, I don’t actually own the perfect home gym. In fact, the equipment I have right now is minimal, and has mostly been...
How to Know When You Need a Rest Day (or week)

How to Know When You Need a Rest Day (or week)

While taking a load off may seem like a relatively easy task to complete, one of the most difficult aspects of implementing a workout program is knowing when to rest, and how much to rest. And if you’re like me, chances are—you’ve made the mistake of not...
Why You Should Skip Caffeine Post-Workout

Why You Should Skip Caffeine Post-Workout

While sipping coffee pre-work can be great for your training endeavors, consuming caffeine post-workout may not be the best choice when it comes to overall health and performance. Confused? You’re not alone. With compiling research in favor of America’s...
How to Build a Home Gym on a Budget

How to Build a Home Gym on a Budget

Years ago, the thought of building my own home gym on a budget seemed like a lame idea. My concept of fitness was centered on using fancy cardio and weight training equipment, and if I wasn’t working out for at least an hour, it didn’t count. And then,...