Blog: Physical Training

The Sleep/Fat Loss Connection

Is Your Quantity & Quality of Sleep Making You Fat? Approximately 68% of Americans suffer from some type of sleep disorder. A restless night or two has victimized us all; however, it seems as though our high stress society is creating an epidemic of sorts. And I...

Shoulder Workout as seen on NBC

In this video, I teach 3 simple movements to work all of the muscles of the shoulders (deltoids). All you need is a pair of dumbbells and you are ready to go. Here’s a few training tips to get even better results: Use a weight you can control. A common mistake...

The Gauntlet – Burn Fat Fast

The GAUNTLET I created the Gauntlet out of necessity. I have clients who travel frequently and others whose erratic schedules often lead to missed workouts.  The Gauntlet requires no equipment and once conditioned it takes only 10 minutes or less (but for beginners it...

INFERNO Fat Burning Workouts

In this Bodybuilding.com video series featuring my long time client Adam Meyer, I share one of my proven fat burning protocols to lose fat, build muscle and speed metabolism.  I call it INFERNO. INFERNO = Fat Loss INFERNO is a lactate threshold protocol which...

Jack Lalanne doing the “Impossible”

Jack Lalanne led by example in every way. My Top 5 Jack Lalanne Quotes of All-Time #5 Who Inspired Jack? “The guy who’s most impressed me is Paul C. Bragg. He completely saved my life. When I was a kid, I was addicted to sugar. I was a skinny kid with...

The PILLARS of PAIN Workout

This is part of a video series BodyBuilding.com did on my client Adam Meyer. In this video, I take Adam through a R.A.W. workout I call the PILLARS of PAIN. Although I use endless variations of this protocol I am going to give you two versions here. The Original...

TOMB RAIDER Fat Burning Workout

This video was filmed “live” while I was in New Delhi, India. This workout is called the TOMB RAIDER (for obvious reasons). Watch the video for a special guest appearance of wild man, Nick Sethi, and if you are lucky Angelina Jolie will come busting out of...

Cardiovascular Conditioning 101

Cardiovascular exercise is any type of continuous activity that accelerates your heart rate. Whether it is a treadmill, an aerobics class, running outdoors or doing jumping jacks. As long as it gets your heart pumping while meeting your body’s demand for oxygen...

The IGNITE phase

The IGNITE warm-up is more intense than the treadmill and involves the use of what I call “Oh, Sh!t” exercises. These exercises force you to focus on what you are doing right now. The three goals of the IGNITE phase are: Increase core body temperature to prepare the...