Category Archives: Workouts

Here’s a quick way to blast fat AND build muscle [video]

Barbell overhead press

I have a love/hate relationship with barbell complexes. I love them because they make cardio workouts less boring and more effective by boosting the burn and intensity without stressing the joints. I kinda hate them because, done right, they can be a bear to get through due to their intensity. What’s a barbell complex? Basically, […]

Why I asked my friends to order me not to workout

See the capitals? Only good friends yell at you like that on Facebook.

I haven’t worked out at all during the past week. Not even once. And even more surprising, it’s been on purpose. This timeout has been an interesting experiment, and it’s one that I’ll definitely repeat. It’s not like I’ve been lolling on the couch all week watching a Walking Dead marathon on Netflix. I’ve been […]

Small steps led to big changes for Orrington man

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A year ago, Kyle Killip bravely showed up for my high-intensity sports training class. He’d decided to take part in a “Lose 20 Pounds in 20 Months” challenge I was holding to celebrate the publication of my book. Kyle’s life took a turn for the different after that class, which tended to cater to the […]

I’d rather do 100 burpees than vacuum my tiny living room

I hate doing housework. I dread it and dislike it the entire time I’m doing it. I’ve tried everything to make myself look forward to my time puttering around my home. I just can’t. Meh. However, I do enjoy the result. Entering my kitchen and seeing clean counters and a shiny sink? Awesome. Settling into […]