Iron + Fe. What makes a woman a woman?  Contrary to popular social justice warriors and liberals who do not concern themselves with biology, the characteristics that make a woman a woman are:  breasts that produce milk (men don’t do this), vaginas, uteruses, ovaries which house eggs to be fertilized by male sperm.  Estrogen is…

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Thanksgiving 2020 Recommendations, no matter what your goals are: ENJOY EVERYTHING ABOUT THIS DAY! 2020 has been a hell of a year.  If you’re like me, you’ve experienced every emotion possible.  From sadness, to anger, fear to elation.  A lot has gone on that’s out of our control and to some degree, what has been…

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This is not a feel good about you post.  This is your ‘oh fuck, I gotta step it up’ post. YOU signed up for online training, personal training or some type of coaching with a professional. You got your program. You’re doing exactly what you’re told. You made a little progress the first two weeks…

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We fall in love with characterS when we should be falling in love with character. The man in the movies isn’t always the man in real life (ahem, Sean Connery). The athlete on the podium isn’t always the athlete in the gym (too many to name). The couple, all shiny and loving at the party,…

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Yup. When people find out I just had an explant surgery the first thing I hear is:  I didn’t know you even had implants!   Well, good?  Actually no, why the hell get implants if no one knows you have implants?   My silicone bags fit me, not huge, not up near my chin.  Even…

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Have you ever felt complete disinterest in something that has defined you for almost your entire life? Well, that’s how I feel lately.   Don’t get me wrong, I still love it, but at this point in time, with our country doing some strange shit, continuing my education in exercise science is not all that…

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Didn’t think it could get much worse, this quarantine, pandemic, global crisis. Then I saw some of y’alls push up challenges on social media and ….  it got worse. First of all, I’m not doing the push up challenges because I don’t wanna.   I’m not good at push ups and my form sucks. I…

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Lifting  – Know What, Why, How 1. Learn to brace, root and control your body before you try to lift dumbbells, barbells or other stupid shit. These are basics. This is absolutely, first and foremost, necessary.  If you can do these things properly, aggressively and appropraitely, you’ll be farther ahead than 85.9% of lifters out…

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“I don’t train chest because I have implants.  I don’t have to.” BULLSHIT. Heard this from a well known coach while asking about implants, before I had them, and how they may affect my bench press training, this is what she told me.   I was floored.  Many have implants.  Many don’t.  That’s not the…

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HRV is on everyone’s lips these days, it seems.   But what exactly is it? HRV is heart rate variability.  It’s the easy way of saying: the changes in time between peak contractions of the heart, or heart beats.  The lower the HRV the higher the rate rate, which is only good when you’re running…

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