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Why Training Hard Every Day Is a Terrible Idea

Athletes are under constant pressure to improve and accelerate their performance. A young athlete looking to make it into D1 sports can often feel lik...

Doing Just a Handful of Reps on Your Rest Day Can Amplify Your Performance

The world of sports performance has made a huge push toward rest and recovery in recent years. This has happened for a few reasons: Cell phones late a...

5 Signs You Need a Day Off From the Gym

Today I woke up mentally and physically exhausted; in the past month, my life has been in speed mode. A new baby boy…. Has led to a lot of...

You Can Spend an Entire Offseason 'Working Hard' and Not Get Any Better

You put in work this offseason. You went to the weight room 4-5 times a week. You finished off every day running 3 miles. You fell in love with the "g...

3 Reasons Hockey Players Should Never Train to Failure

Training to failure is something that's done in hockey gyms across the world on an almost daily basis. And in my opinion, it's a gigantic mistake. ...

So, You've Stopped Getting Stronger. 4 Reasons Why It Happened

Let's get this out in the open—anyone can get an untrained person stronger in the first three to six months. However, It takes skill to continually ...

How I Was Finally Able to Get Shredded Without Losing My Strength

I'm just going to be upfront and honest. The process of getting strong enough to lift Thor's Mjolnir hammer but also shredded enough to turn heads ...

How You Sleep, Eat and Hydrate Matters More Than Any Other Recovery Technique

Every athlete I train is looking for that edge that can put them over the top. Most young athletes believe that if they simply lift weights more of...

Why Female Athletes Can't Afford to Ignore the Warning Signs of an Absent or Irregular Cycle

Ladies, I know we don't like to talk about "that time" of the month. But here's the truth: Your menstrual cycle DOES impact performance...and that'...

Are You Training Hard Enough? Answer These 4 Questions to Find Out

One of my biggest fears is that I am wasting time. I hate the idea that what I'm doing at a given moment is not driving me closer to my goals. E...

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