Contest Prep

Off Season Lean Bulk Training Update: Switching Gears – 4 Weeks Of Fat Loss

In the process of following an off season, IMO it’s important to keep your overall objective in mind, and constantly reevaluate where you are in order to come out successful in the end. I tend to take a more unorthodox approach to my off season, even with my own clients as […]

Dealing Openly With Putting On Size And How It’s Mentally Effecting Me

My mind has been toiling so much over the last few weeks. And it’s been running like a cylinder since standing around pumping up backstage at the Olympia. I guess this is really the first time I’m taking a step to openly and honestly talk about what’s going on in […]

My Specialized Approach For Accelerated Growth: Back and Shoulders (Non Member Content)

So I’m the type that is SUPER obsessed with training protocols and program design. I’ve never really been able to just “wing it” in the gym. That probably accounts for the reason as to why my progress seems to come so quickly. I really feel that failing to plan IS planning […]

From The Notebook: Hip Dominant Legs – Glutes and Hams – Oct 6, 2014

I gotta say that I REALLY love this workout. I leave the gym feeling pretty spent, and feeling that in the days after like I’ve really done something good in the gym. Now, keep in mind that this workout is more about total volume and just really giving your ALL […]

Training Tips – Leg Workout, Volume Training, and Getting The Most Out of Your Leg Program (Non Member Content)

Today’s blog post is really all about the legs. I’ve always been lucky in that for me, legs are a pretty dominant muscle on me. But that’s not to say that I didn’t have to work to develop them all the same. While my quads are glutes have always been […]

Off Season Training Vlog – Biceps and Triceps – 25 Weeks Out From Prep (Non Member Content)

So as of today, I’m 25 weeks out from starting my contest prep. I’m planning on hitting a 12 week prep, so for the final 4 weeks of my off season, I plan to really start cleaning things up. But for now, the focus is on how can I make […]

From The Notebook: Oct 4 – Bicep and Tricep Strength – Mixed Rep

I have a great workout in store for this one. Be ready to experience an INSANE pump from it too. I’m playing around with time under tension in this workout, and lifting loads that are more on the moderate to heavy side. In my split this workout is the final […]

Off Season Training Tip: Building Boulder Shoulders (Non Member Content)

Off Season Training Shoulder Workout and Tips: I’ve got a great video to share with you guys today. I’m sharing a little bit of my workout and tips for an amazing blast for shoulders. In this video I cover power training with Overhead Snatches, time under tension workouts on the […]

Sitting On The Brink of What’s Next…

I dunno. I guess I’m starting this blog off with me really TYPING WITH MY EYES CLOSED (SERIOUSLY), and letting whatever flows through my fingers onto this keyboard like word vomit just be… I keep promising to update this thing more often, but honestly, my life is really busy right […]

In The Aftermath: Succeeding Through Failures and Pushing On To The Next

So it’s the Wednesday after the IFBB Mile High Pro Championships. It’s been an interesting roller coaster of emotion for me. One of great humility, another of sheer embarrassment that I didn’t live up to my own expectations, one of content where I felt good about how I looked, one […]