My Garage Gym: More About it than You Ever Wanted to Know

My Garage Gym: More About it than You Ever Wanted to Know

Intro Almost four months ago exactly, I broke off from a healthy, stable career in IT, and took a full-time run at personal training (my side-hustle at the time).  Doing things “my way” doesn’t just mean that I don’t have a boss (side note:...
Mag Mobility Magnetic Lacrosse Balls Review

Mag Mobility Magnetic Lacrosse Balls Review

I picked up a pair of Mag Mobility balls last week, and I’ve been playing with them every day (yeh, yeh…I laugh it up).  If you’ve spent any time tooling around on my Youtube channel, you know that I’m a sucker for jamming lacrosse balls into...
Check me out on the “Worldclass Business Podcast”!

Check me out on the “Worldclass Business Podcast”!

My good friend and business coach Dr. Dan Vosgerichian (you can find him here: Dr. Dan V Coaching & Consulting) recently honored me by having me on his new Worldclass Business Podcast for a pilot episode. If you’ve always wanted to hear me talk for 1:15 on...
Black Widow Landmine Review

Black Widow Landmine Review

Over the past couple years, I’ve grown to adore the barbell landmine; that often neglected tiny piece of cylindrical steel in every gym across the country; that swingy thing bolted to the squat rack that every new gym member walks by without notice (not that...
3 Selfish Reasons to Train Senior Citizens

3 Selfish Reasons to Train Senior Citizens

Last week, someone on the Defranco Insider Facebook group asked a question that got me thinking: Any advice on training a 55 yr old inexperienced lifter? I agreed to it and I’m starting to doubt that decision. While that sounds like an age discrimination case...
CPPS Certification Review: Online Level 1 Coach

CPPS Certification Review: Online Level 1 Coach

Intro: I recently completed my Level 1 CPPS Coaches certification, created by strength and performance industry leaders, Joe Defranco and Jim Smith.  I opted for the online course, as it allowed me more time and flexibility to complete the training.  Surprisingly, I...
Tricep Dip Triphasic Failure Complex

Tricep Dip Triphasic Failure Complex

In this video (inspired by a curl complex by Jeff Cavaliere over at Athlean X), Rob takes you through a tricep dip triphasic complex. It consists of three moves that target three different types of muscle contractions: concentric, eccentric, and isometric....
The Not-So Complex Program

The Not-So Complex Program

Intro Pictured above is a one month before-and-after comparison of yours truly.  Over the course of those four weeks, I was able to drop 14 lbs of measured body fat, and still maintain my maximal strength in the deadlift, back squat and bench press (I also discovered...