Fat Loss

Freestyle Friday Issue #2 – The Lost Interview, Cool Workout Music and 5 Superpowers You Didn’t Know Your Body Was Hiding From You

Alright, I’ve got allot of cool stuff in this issue of Freestyle Friday. So, lets get to it! . My Lost Fitcast Interview . Back during the Thanksgiving Holiday, I did my second interview with the Fitcast. It was a great interview that covered: – Functional Movement Screening – Fat Loss Training – Training with …

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Tabata Intervals – 12 Week Interval Workout Progression

One of the most popular interval workouts among Strength Coaches, Personal Trainers and Exercise Enthusiasts is the Tabata Interval Workout. . If you’ve never heard of the Tabata Protocol? It’s a high intensity interval training method originally created by Japanese researcher Izumi Tabata. Put simply, the Tabata Protocol is one the best cardio / metabolic …

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Interval Training Workout – Upper Body Conditioning

In my last post, I provided you with Mark Young’s brilliant concept of using Tight Rotations as part of a cardio / conditioning / fat loss workout. . As promised, in this post, I have provided a video that will show you one of the ways I utilize Tight Rotations in our Metabolic Conditioning here …

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Interval Training Workout – Using the Tight Rotation Exercise for Fat Loss

A little while ago, my good friend and Fellow Strength Coach, Mark Young, sent me an email about how he has been incorporating the Tight rotation Core training progressions into his interval conditioning workouts.  You can check out Mark’s Blog here. . I wanted to share Mark’s email with you because he has a great …

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Inside my Strength Training for Fat Loss Workshop at the AFPA Fitness Conference

A few weeks ago, I had the privilege  of presenting four workshops at the AFPA Sports & Fitness Conference in Myrtle Beach SC. The event went great and all the fitness professionals who attended came with great energy and a fantastic willingness to learn. . Out of the four workshops I taught, my favorite was …

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Bodyweight Exercise – Push Up Complex for More Muscle and Strength

There is a multitude of great exercises out there. But, few as simple, effective and versatile as the Push-Up. – Here at Performance U, we use some form of Push Ups to develop strength, power, muscle size, endurance and even core stability, spinal health and postural awareness. – In this post, I’d like to show …

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Inside a Fighters Workout – How to Train Like a MMA Athlete!

There is a huge buzz here in Baltimore about Shogun Fights. . Shogun Fights represents the first ever Mixed Martial Arts event held in Maryland. The best part about Shogun Fights is that its being held right here in my beloved city of Baltimore! . Shogun Fights would not be possible if it weren’t for …

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Tight Rotations and Ropes Gone Wild!

My good friend Jason C Brown has developed a killer version of the Tight Rotation core exercise using ropes. . Jason always comes up with great exercises and sequences. Plus, he has a gift for teaching them in a very user freindly and easy to follow manner. . Jason’s specialty is Kettlebell training and conditioning …

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New Bodyweight Training Exercise – The Reverse Burpee

Here at Performance U, we pride ourselves on developing new, innovative techniques that work. The Reverse Burpee is a great way to place the emphasis on your upper body and develop explosive and never ending upper body pushing power. Plus, it makes a great total body conditioning alternative to traditional Burpees. My clients and athletes …

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