How to get the perfect body

“My life will be great as soon as I lose this weight!  I’ll have the perfect body with six-pack abs, incredible legs and arms and a magnificent butt!  I’ll get the perfect job, I’ll finally meet the right person, nothing bad will ever happen, all my stars will align, I’ll buy a new house, a new […]

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Trump That!

  Combine the training materials from our two most popular programs – Maximum Functional Mass and Super Vitality for a powerful package of all around strength, health, wellness, endurance, and lifelong vitality! You’ll receive the digital downloads for both e-training manuals – Maximum Functional Mass and Super Vitality All 8 video downloads from Super Vitality […]

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Power Building – Isometric Super-Sets

The 3rd in the Maximum Functional Mass DVD/Download series. Isometric super-sets. This concept is exactly what the words say. It’s a pairing of at least two exercises done back to back one of which is an isometric exercise. This is pairing with no rest and is known in weightlifting terms as a “super-set.” Hence the […]

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Taking your training to its max – Continued

Continued from Part 1: Taking one exercise/lift or feat as far as you can This is the thought I originally intended to convey when I sat down to write a blog post about taking an exercise or feat as far as you can. It was really originally about the kettlebell training I’d been doing. You […]

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Taking one exercise/lift or feat as far as you can

In exercise there has always been a debate on using just a few exercises and pushing them very hard so that you are strong all over or using the widest variety possible and hoping that will make you overall strong. This is the difference between just getting a huge power squat versus a good squat, as […]

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The point of diminishing returns in strength training

I had a strength coach in college who first started talking to me about, “a point of diminishing returns.” At the time I heavily disagreed with him. In fact for the most part I still do. His premise was that after a player could squat 500lbs or so (really talking about Linemen in football), they […]

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I’m too fat to talk about health and fitness

I get this comment on a regular basis. First I want to make it clear, I’m not posting this as a complaint.  This isn’t an, “Aw poor Bud,” search for support.  I’m good.  I’m posting this as a public blanket answer to those who are just stumbling upon me, my training philosophies and our sites […]

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Build size and strength in less time!

Stop resting and learn to mix sets/exercises. If you watch most lifters workout you’ll notice that much of the actual workout is rest periods. That’s what ends up making a workout long or take up a lot of time unless it is specifically intended to be very long. (i.e. 100 miles on a bike is going […]

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Short-timed workouts for great strength and endurance

In a recent survey one of the questions was, “What is the roadblock keeping you from getting super strength/endurance?” Almost 50% of the huge response we received said they just didn’t have enough time. Here are two tips on getting great results quickly, when you only have a very limited training time. First, keep it simple! Realize first, you only need the […]

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