Bulgarian Split-Squats: 3 Tweaks You Should Know About

Bulgarian Split-Squats: 3 Tweaks You Should Know About

If you follow me on Instagram, you may have noticed by now that the Bulgarian Split Squat is my go-to single-leg exercise. Split squats are great for hypertrophy as you can easily modify them to emphasize either the posterior or anterior muscle groups of the thigh....
Meal Frequency and Peri-Workout Nutrition

Meal Frequency and Peri-Workout Nutrition

The value of nutrient timing and meal frequency has been a hot topic of debate in recent years. Most studies have shown that, for us simple folks who aren’t making a living off of training, it just simply doesn’t matter that much. But, since there’s still a lot...
Strength Training Basics: Exercise Selection

Strength Training Basics: Exercise Selection

Exercise selection is the foundation of program design, there’s no doubt about it. Choosing which exercises to perform in the gym is the first step in directing your training towards a specific goal. Think about it, there is nothing that incurs more specific...
Thoughts from the First Month of the Year

Thoughts from the First Month of the Year

I. “The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.” (Confucius)  I first learned about setting daily small goals a few years back, but its importance never dawned on me until now. Recently, in my Sports Psychology class, I was introduced to an...
3 Tips For a Better Squat

3 Tips For a Better Squat

Before we dive into this article, let me be the first to say that squatting is anything but easy. Not only is the exercise itself physically challenging, the technical execution can be daunting for those who are still learning the lift. One of my goals as a coach is...

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