They get a bad reputation — especially among some of the fitness goo roos — but rapid fat loss protocols actually work pretty damn well. Are they for everyone? No. Should they be done for long periods of time? Absolutely not. Are they comfortable or fun? Lol, no. BUT… Used carefully and sparingly, rapid fat loss protocols work very well, especially for people who...
by Jordan Syatt | Mar 21, 2016 | Coaches and Coaching: Tips For Trainers, Deadlifts, Powerlifting, Powerlifting for Fat Loss, Sports Performance | I chose this as the feature picture — not because she has good technique — but because she’s making the same deadlift mistake I outline in today’s video. She’s actually making several...
by Jordan Syatt | Jan 21, 2016 | Coaches and Coaching: Tips For Trainers, Deadlifts, Powerlifting, Powerlifting for Fat Loss, Sports Performance, Westside Barbell | Is deadlifting 2x, 3x, or even 4x your body weight a long-term goal you’d like to hit within the next year? Are you ever nervous you’re going to...
by Jordan Syatt | Jan 10, 2016 | Coaches and Coaching: Tips For Trainers, Powerlifting, Powerlifting for Fat Loss, Westside Barbell | If you’ve ever struggled to keep your glutes on the bench during the bench press, pay attention and watch the short video below because I’m going to show you exactly how...
Online personal training has exploded over the past 5-years and I think it’s one of the greatest things that’s ever happened to the fitness industry. Some coaches say it isn’t nearly as effective as in-person training. But I disagree. I’d even go so far as to say online personal training is MORE effective than in-person. I could give you...
Today’s guest post comes from my good friend and fellow coach, Jennifer Vogelgesang Blake (JVB). One of the smartest, kindest, and strongest people I know, JVB wrote this phenomenal piece that coincides with launch of her new program, Unapologetically Powerful which is on sale at a low introductory price through this Friday. You can learn more about...
I’m not going to waste your time or mine rehashing the benefits of deadlifting and why you should do it. If you’re reading this you already know the deadlift is arguably the single best exercise for building strength, power, and lean, hard muscle while burning a mountain of calories, decreasing body fat, and improving performance. If...
Today’s guest post comes from my good friend and colleague, Nick Smoot. Enjoy! -J “90% of women don’t want men to see their bodies.” I heard this the other day during my commute to work. Kinda crazy, huh? I’m not sure if it’s true (I sure hope it’s not), but I’ve yet to meet a woman who DIDN’T...
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