What am I doing today?

It’s often said that 99% of success in the weight room is just showing up because if you don’t, nothing will happen. The other 1% of success is, what am I doing today? When you’re dragging yourself to the gym … Read More

The carry cure

Note- This post first appeared here.  This is the unedited version.  At first glance, the farmer’s carry seems simple. You pick up a heavy weight and walk. However, when you’re performing this (You do, right?) you come to the quick … Read More

Simple strength

Physical strength defined by the Macmillan Dictionary as “the physical energy that someone has to lift or move things.” This sounds hard because it is hard. Picking up and lifting heavy things in or out of the gym gets you … Read More

Stand up exercise

We spend too much time sitting at our jobs, at home and at the gym.  Yes, even the gym. Sitting is being called the new smoking. The 2010 study by the American Cancer society, published in the American Journal Epidemiology said … Read More

Cardio strength

Note- This post first appeared here I despise traditional cardio. I’d rather pour gasoline over myself and jump into a fire than run on a treadmill. However, give me a barbell and a few weight plates and I’m happier than … Read More

Underrated exercises

You cannot go past the basics. The squat, presses, pulls and hinging need to form the majority of your training. However, just below that, there are underdog exercises that you tend to forget about.  Everybody loves an underdog correct? The … Read More

How to build your own training routine- Part Two

Please read Part One before continuing. This post goes into the formats you’ll be using for your training/program writing, depending on your goal chosen in part one. Use this workout card for the templates below. The templates Fat Loss training … Read More

What you should be doing on the gym- Part five – Carries

The hard part is over. You made it to the gym and that’s usually half the battle.  Now that you’re there, what are you going to do?  This is where a lot of people get stuck but don’t worry, I’ve … Read More

The best exercise you’re not doing

This is a weekly series on exercise that will give you the biggest bang for your exercise buck in and out of the gym. Today’s exercise is the suitcase carry. You should do this because– we often have strength imbalances … Read More

The Carry Cure

Note- This article first appeared on Bach Performance here . This is the my version.  At first glance, the farmer’s carry seems simple. You pick up a heavy weight and walk. However, when you’re performing this (You do, right?) you come … Read More