Fitness Archive

80/20 Principle Applied to Weightlifting

For those of you not familiar, the 80/20 principle–also known as the Pareto Principle–suggests that for many situations, 80% of the effects are a result of 20% of the causes. This rule has many applications, and a common example comes from the business world: 80% of your sales come from 20% of your clients. As

Warrior Diet – One Month Transformation (Before/After Photos)

Booyah! I have officially completed my goal of one full month on the Warrior Diet–and the results were beyond what I expected.

Top 5 Adrenaline-Inducing Commercials

The only reason I am crying, is because of the adrenaline!  Do you remember a time in your life when you used to push your body to the breaking point? You would do down-ups, suicides, Green Bays, the Burma Road, Bear Crawls, Texas Tarantulas, 50-Yard Jimmy Shimmies, and countless other physical gauntlets just to get

Warrior Diet Week 3 Update (Photos)

Week Three Thoughts After three weeks, this “diet” really no longer feels like a diet. Following the Warrior Diet has been incredibly easy. Throughout the course of the day, I no longer feel hungry, and most days this week, I hardly ate anything before my first feast meal in the evening. As I write this

Ghrelin – The Super Hormone You Aren’t Taking Advantage Of

Throughout our entire lives we have been programmed to believe hunger is a bad thing. Three meals a day or bust! And if you are in the business of building muscle and/or burning fat, you are more likely to practice the 4-6 meal a day trend. But why? Who determined that three meals a day

My Warrior Diet Workout Plan

I am a big believer in compound lifts, meaning multi-joint movements that require several muscles to work at one time. For example, chin-ups are more effective than a bicep isolation exercise such as curls. I have always tried to structure my workouts around the main compound exercises for each muscle group. I have experimented with