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What The F*ck Is A Macro?

What The F*ck Is A Macro? Nutrition and Exercise Much of my time as a coach/trainer is spent trying to impart the importance of nutrition in the pursuit of improved body composition or sport performance. Most athletes and weekend warriors alike have a rather limited view of the role nutrition places in their goals. This … Continued

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(Like A) Boss

  El Jefe, Top Dog, Head Honcho, The Boss. That’s me. What’s that even mean? I don’t have employees. I don’t have an official title. I am not just a boss, I am the boss (not The Boss, only one guy from Jersey will ever carry that moniker). If this sounds braggadocios it isn’t. It … Continued

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The Misfits

  Misfit–  a person whose behavior or attitude sets them apart from others in an uncomfortably conspicuous way.           I can’t really think of a better way to describe myself. Growing up I always felt a little bit different, a little off. Moving every couple of years didn’t help matters. An already … Continued

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Your Healthy Breakfast Is Bullshit

Eating Out (on) Instagram Since dining has become less about spending time with loved ones and enjoying the simple act of sustenance and more about a budding career as an unpaid Instagram food stylist, I now know more than ever about public food choice. I applaud the ability of people to self-identify through hashtags instead … Continued

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Quit Your Half Reppin Son

Drop It Low Hey shortstack! (as a vertically challenged human I am allowed to use this particular epithet) Yeah you! I see you and your half reps! Knock that shit off if you wanna grow! No amount of flexing in the mirror is gonna turn those 12′ pipe cleaners into 21″ pythons! Yesterday I talked … Continued

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Heavy Metal

How’s Your (Squat) Rep?   The sound of heavy iron being moved through space is unmistakable. It shouldn’t be audible but there it is. You just know. Especially at the end. That clanging, the sound of the lifter finally being unshackled from the barbell’s gravity. I was familiar with this sound when I trained in … Continued

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