May 25, 2018 Surrender and Trust: Getting the Most From Your Program

How do you know when you've truly outgrown your training plan or coach, or whether you simply haven't trusted the process enough? Getting the best from your training takes time and commitment, but we all have moments of doubt, especially when plateaus, injuries, or other...

May 18, 2018 How Warm for the Warmup?

Learn some ways to evaluate your own body’s readiness for the training ahead and still make great use of your time in the gym. When do you start counting your working sets? The answer depends, so listen in to see how to prepare your body...

May 11, 2018 The Workout That Made Marcus Puke

Unlock the secrets of tempo training including a breakdown of what all those numbers mean, common mistakes, and how tempo can develop new capacities in your training when used correctly (and what happens when tempo goes awry). Awaken Training Series participants, take note! And if you...

May 4, 2018 Simple = Strong

Movement pattern nerds, this one is for you. Using the shoulder press as an example, we talk about elements of movement variations to fire different muscles, adapt to limitations, fix junky patterns, and understand what works best for your body to build strength and move...

April 27, 2018 These Warmups Are Money

Step away from the foam roller and get yourself sweaty and ready for whatever your session calls for in ten minutes or less. We’ll show you how to use Functional Bodybuilding to awaken your body efficiently and build strength and skill while you’re at it....

April 20, 2018 Heal the Inside So the Outside Can Change

Even though it affects your body composition, you can’t always control the stressors coming at you in life. But you can evaluate your own mental, physical, and emotional needs and respond with intention. What happens under the hood is the ticket to health - give...

April 13, 2018 No Diets: How to Eat Well for Life

People search endlessly for the one diet or way of eating that will keep them looking good and moving well - but maybe the trick is to not diet at all. In this episode on intuitive eating, we talk about alternatives to tracking every macro...

April 6, 2018 Set Yourself Up for a Successful Day

When you wake up, do you consciously decide what you’ll do to start your day right? Or are you simply reacting to the stream of information flowing your way? A great morning routine is common among top performers - build some awareness around what works...

March 30, 2018 When Routine Gives You the Runs

Routine is awesome for helping you train consistently and build a healthy lifestyle, but there’s one area where too much of the same can mess you up. If your digestion sucks and you can’t figure out why, or your macros are on point but you’re...

March 21, 2018 Clearing Carb Confusion

If you’ve ever wondered how to drop body fat and not feel like crap, or how to add lean muscle and still move the way you want to, today’s episode is for you. There are a lot of misconceptions about carbs out there, so let’s...