Barbell Press Comparisons

Horizontal pushing basics with a barbell   When performing any type of horizontal pushing, we must consider the technique and form that is required to perform optimally. Just because an exercise can elicit a muscle building or muscle-strengthening effect doesn’t mean it automatically should be in your exercise catalog. This is why I want to bring up… Continue reading Barbell Press Comparisons

Exercise progressions to work up to your first bench press

How to get your first bench press in 3 exercises or less These exercise progressions are the safest way to work your way up to the bar and to ensure you’re doing exercises that work on building strength and stability.  Working your way up to the bar is going to take practice with pressing in… Continue reading Exercise progressions to work up to your first bench press

5 Exclusive Tools that Separate CLIENTEL3 From Everyone Else

What exclusive tools can you find at CLIENTEL3? Walking into your typical big box gym you already know what to expect. The first quadrant is most likely filled with cardio machines, the second quadrant is over-saturated with strength machines, and the third quadrant and petite free weight section, which is usually overrun by dumbbell racks… Continue reading 5 Exclusive Tools that Separate CLIENTEL3 From Everyone Else

Proteus Motion Review

Built like a military turret, (which takes up just as much space too) the Proteus Motion has become popular among athletes of rotational sports such as golf, baseball, and hockey allowing for versatility to make an immense difference in performance. I wrote this review of the Proteus Motion system after training with it for over… Continue reading Proteus Motion Review

“The Murph” – The Fitness Challenge Worth Doing

Here is the one fitness challenge everyone should be doing, the Murph. When you start racking up significant training hours in the gym, workout routines can seem to become repetitive and boring. It sounds like it’s time to flip the switch and shock the CNS.  Switching up a routine on occasion can teach your body… Continue reading “The Murph” – The Fitness Challenge Worth Doing

Exercise Sequence: It Can Make or Break your Workout

With half the battle being what exercises to choose from, exercise order can make for amplified success through your training journey. It’s common to make improvised decisions that cluster random exercises together, but that won’t get you to your goals faster. Instead, try creating your training routine with more thought and consider these points as… Continue reading Exercise Sequence: It Can Make or Break your Workout

Fad diet myths: Do they really work?

Fad diets have played a major role in developing the recipe, for a massive body composition change when it’s crunch time to get sexy. We practically work against ourselves prioritizing these diets with hopes to attain magazine cover results, that would typically take twice as much time as we are willing to put in.  Hype… Continue reading Fad diet myths: Do they really work?

How mindset helped me annihilate my fitness goals

I still find it hard to believe how different my body was just two years ago while I was still in my undergrad. I was your typical student studying night and day and always putting exercise on my list of things to do, but never quite making it happen. I was very far from my… Continue reading How mindset helped me annihilate my fitness goals

What is the difference between Mobility & Stretching?

Mobility and stretching are key to longevity in any realm of fitness. They both compliment each other and promote a healthier relationship between our joints and muscles. But they often get confused with one another.  Stretching Stretching seeks to elongate a muscle. Regardless of activity levels, stretching your muscles regularly should be a priority because… Continue reading What is the difference between Mobility & Stretching?