DadBod Training: Creating Your Dad-Friendly Workout in 4 Steps

Now it’s time to start getting serious, putting some pencil to paper, and creating the best damn muscle-building, fat-burning program the world has ever seen. Ok.Ok. Maybe not the best program the world has ever seen, but at least it will be one that’s actually built on science, not marketing garbage, will continue to get […]

DadBod Training: Designing a Dad-Friendly Workout

To lift or not to lift? That is the question. Actually, the question I most often hear is slightly less poetic than Shakespeare- What the F should I do in the gym? It’s confusing right. A thousand different exercises. 40 different workout splits. Reps. Sets. A million different workouts posted online by various coaches. Who […]

DadBod Series: The Only 3 Supplements You Need, and the 10,045 You Don’t

Pro wrestling. You gotta love it. The hype. The smack talk. The lie shrouded in testosterone, sweat, and six packs that you overlooked because it was just so damn entertaining. Tell me you didn’t wanted to be the Hulkamaniac at some point during your childhood. I dare you. Or, maybe it was the Macho Man. […]

DBT: The 4th (Almost) Nutrition Principle

So, let’s briefly review the 3 nutrition principles we’ve already agreed must be included in every weight loss diet/attempt/trick/book/fast/plan to be successful.  We agreed that: You must eat less calories than you burn.Duh. You must be compliant with your diet. Dieting for 3 days and eating like a maniac for 4 days won’t result in […]

DBT Nutrition: 3 Stupid Nutrition Tricks that Actually Work

These 3 tricks are stupid.  I’ll admit it. However, they’re just stupid enough that they actually work.  Give them a try and watch your pant size shrink before your very own eyes.  Play some pickup basketball after you eat Not really, but that’s how you should approach your meals to avoid overeating.  After every meal […]

DBT Nutrition: Making a meal that doesn’t taste like cardboard

Now that we’ve agreed upon the 3 principles of nutrition for weight loss, let’s hop over to the kitchen (or microwave) and make some magic happen.  Before we start though, I want to reiterate that we’re starting on ground zero. I’m a realist. I’ve been in the fitness biz long enough to know that the […]

DBT Exercise Principles: The Nuts and Bolts of Losing the Beer Gut

We’ve already discussed the DBT Nutrition Principles in the previous post. If you missed it, check it out here. If you’ve been salivating at the mouth like a Pavlov dog for the training principles, here they are: Compliance: Again, compliance is key. It’s like marriage.  If it’s not sustainable, it won’t work. So, if you […]

DBT Nutrition Principles- The Nuts and Bolts of Losing the Beer Gut

Nutrition Principles to Lose the Beer Gut.  Great, repeatable results come from efficient, effective systems. And those systems are built on a handful of principles – rules that cannot be broken if one is to succeed. Would Phil Jackson have won eleven NBA championships without the triangle offense? Would Nick Saban have 3 BCS championships […]

The Ugly Truth Behind the Beer Gut

No one wants to be that guy at his high school reunion that no one recognizes. Or worse yet, they do recognize him, but they think it’s the guy’s dad. His friends whisper, “I guess he had one too many beers over the years.” Or, “He went from homecoming king straight to Burger King and […]