At age 38 I am NOT supposed to be getting stronger and better, according the naysayers and the “experts” that is. In fact, even if you are younger OR older than me, you likely hear from everyone else… all the “experts”, that you shouldn’t do this or should do that…. bla bla bla I’ve been…… More
How do we train at The Underground? The question is always asked, and the honest answer is this: Every group is different, every kid is different. I might have a general template for the crew to follow but each kid needs something unique and different and they get exactly what they need. Cookie cutter programs…… More
In this episode of The STRONG Life, I interview Chris Moore, aka Barbell Buddha. Chris has been in the iron game since he was a child. He became a different kind of a “meathead”. Yes, he loved lifting heavy and he was damn good at it. But he also loved learning about life and what…… More
With my injury in my ankle and achilles I was doing some slower, heavy lifting workouts. I was hitting PRs and very focused on the moving big weights in the squat, bench, deadlift and clean. But, I wasn’t satisfied. I wanted MORE intensity, MORE pain, MORE discomfort. Why? Because THAT is exactly where I find…… More
This blog post and video will fire you up to crush an upper body workout and to start attacking your training the same way ya gotta attack life. I seriously see NO other way to be, whether it’s life OR lifting. This style of training keeps my mind in check, pushes me mentally and physically,…… More
Let’s rock this weekend learning list. I’ve got a few short videos for you to learn from as well as a GREAT book recommendation. Check it out below and please share with your friends / colleagues that would benefit from these tips. Thanks!
So, where have my training videos gone? Why don’t I record all my workouts? What gives? Let me explain while I crushed a weekend training session….
In this episode of The STRONG Life, aka STRONGCast, I interview The Founder of The Spartan Race & The Death Race, Joe DeSena. This is an amazing story, from his early years growing up in Queens, then living “the perfect life” in NYC while working on Wall Street and giving it ALL up to move…… More
In this video with Mark “Smelly” Bell I discuss a common question I get. It’s interesting because through lifting and training, I have learned to apply the lessons from the gym to my life. Smelly has done the same, so we discuss how to kick ass and take names in life. Smelly comes off as…… More
This episode of The STRONG cast was filmed live at Mark Bell’s Super Training Gym in Sacramento, Cali. We REALLY dig deep into what it takes to succeed and kick ass both in AND out of the gym. Prepare to laugh AND learn a ton, along with being motivated and educated to take your life…… More