The scale is the least important but most feared tool in the fitness game.

The scale holds unearthly power over the minds of most trainees. When it is time to weigh-in, the butterflies in the stomach begin to fly.

How many of you folks reading this have seen a number on the scale you did not like and absolutely lost your mind or became very depressed?

In my 13 years as a strength coach, I have noticed that men and women look at the scale differently.

Most male meatheads have a fear of the scale, but if their chest and…


Pumping iron provides many great benefits for your mind and body.

Lifting weights has delivered great benefits to me since I started pumping iron as a teenager.

From ages 14–23 I lifted off and on, and I honestly did not really know what I was doing. As a result of that I did not receive the many benefits of lifting weights.

My form was questionable, my physique was underdeveloped, and my overall athletic ability was not maximized.

I was a second-rate sprinter in college, and I struggled to add new muscle to my frame after I graduated.

It was not…


My heart goes out to every black brother and sister in America who lives in a consistent state of fear and anxiety for the crime of being black.

My condolences go out to the family of George Floyd and to all the unarmed black people killed recently for absolutely no reason.

These all too common events are despicable, sad, and absolutely crushing for myself and my community.

My heart goes out to every black brother and sister in America who lives in a consistent state of fear and anxiety for the crime of being black.

These abhorrent injustices have gone…


Learn the 3 ways to actually keep those resolutions this year and beyond.

As we head into 2020 (or insert the forthcoming year) it is inevitable that the infamous “new year resolutions” will come into full effect.

These proclamations are always made but the true problem is that they are rarely ever kept.

I’ve heard from many people from all walks of life over the years. Many of them proclaim that the upcoming year will finally be the year they lose weight, drop body fat, or improve their physique.

Unfortunately, it almost never happens because talk is cheap.

Many folks get caught up in the rapture of the resolution and start to make…

Fitman

Owner and Head Performance Coach at The Fitman Performance Center. Author of Use Speed To Get Lean. FitmanPerformance.com.

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