10/23/2012

I’m not the easiest guy for my clients to get along with.  I’m blunt, honest, and sometimes I wear my emotions on my face.  I’ve had several clients leave me because they thought I was bitter and mean.  Nevertheless, if you work with me, I will take you to wherever you need to go.  If […]

Save Time and Burn Fat: Decrease Your Time Between Sets!!!!

One thing that always fascinates me about people in the gym is the amount of time they spend doing nothing at all.  This is especially true of the guys.  I’ll see some guys do a set, walk around, grab a sip of water, start a conversation, come back to where they were, and 15 minutes […]

Getting to Shredded Author Chris Albert Gets Published on Elite FTS

http://articles.elitefts.com/training-articles/making-the-switch-from-power-athlete-to-bodybuilder-rethinking-the-pre-exhaust/  

Dieting Could Sabotage your Fat Loss: Avoiding Metabolic Shut Down with the Getting to Shredded Program

I’ve said before that I get many clients who’ve had their nutrition plans done through other trainers, and failed badly.  They start with them, lose weight for a couple of weeks, and then progress halts. This happens because most trainers and fitness coaches neglect to include one important step at the very beginning of setting […]

Foundations for Being Shredded: Your First Breakfast of the Day

Healthy Breakfast Foods Breakfast is often spoken of as the most important meal of the day in popular culture. While I do believe this is true, I tend to think of breakfast as less of a meal and more of a series of feeds during the earlier part of your day. In fact, my breakfast […]

Making Your Fat loss Program Work: Three Small Things you Can Do to Guarantee that You Reach Your Goal

Over the past few weeks, I’ve kept you updated about one of my clients, Nate Welsh, through Facebook and Twitter.  Yesterday, Nate won the novice class at his first bodybuilding competition.  I’ve trained many people, but watching him hold his first place trophy was probably one of the most satisfying experiences of my career as […]

GTS Video Training Journal: Upper Body Circuits For Phase III of the Getting to Shredded Fat Loss Program with Tonia Moore and Lindsey Kampouris

Phase III of the Getting to Shredded program uses circuits to maximize fat burn.  Here are a couple of examples of some advanced upper body circuits by two of the toughest ladies I know, IFBB Pro Womens’ Physique competitor Tonia Moore and NPC Women’s Physique competitor Lindsey Kampouris.  I apologize in advance for the lighting […]

Nutrition on the Go For Your Fat Loss Program

One particular excuse  that I often hear from clients is that they don’t have time to prepare meals when they are on the run, so they always end up eating out.  While this might sound harsh, I always tell them that this is no excuse.  Now, I know what you’re thinking, “Mr. Fitness professional who […]

Five Fitness Misconceptions that Set Women up to Fail at their Fat Loss Program

I am not here to make any comment about sexism in society, but, due to a variety of reasons that stem back to social inequality, women between 25 and 50 are more likely to fall victim to fat-loss scams than any other segment of society.  Many of these scams arise out of several viral misconceptions […]

Gain Muscle not Fat: Four Rules for a Clean Bulk

Some of the biggest misconceptions in the fitness industry revolve around over eating to put on muscle.  These common myths have led to excessive fat gain, and in some cases, triple bypass heart surgeries for bodybuilders and powerlifters who pushed their diets to the extreme.  This article lays some ground rules for those of you […]