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Avoid These Mistakes If You’re Looking to Get Shredded – Episode 452

Getting shredded is hard. It's also quite simple. I've got what you need to know in today's Q&A. The rest is on you to put in the work. continue reading.

How to Eat More, Drink Alcohol, AND Get Lean – Episode 437

Is the all-in approach the only way to get lean? Can you really get jacked without sacrificing EVERYTHING? continue reading.

Surviving Cancer with Beau Whitman – Episode 354

Beau Whitman is a former competitive athlete, fitness coach, and a cancer survivor.   After undergoing six major reconstructive surgeries he thought he had seen the toughest of times.  However, in 2019 he was diagnosed with Stage III Germ Cell Cancer.  He realized his entire athletic background was training him for this defining moment in his life.   Calling upon the lessons he learned from his past challenges, he shifted his mindset, put his head down and went to work overcoming his illness.  Today he is cancer free! Following his mantra, “Rebuilt to Inspire,” Beau’s passion has expanded from coaching injured athletes… continue reading.

How to Train & Look Like an MMA Fighter with Phil Daru – Episode 325

Phil Daru is a rapidly rising strength coach for professional MMA athletes. He coaches athletes on strength and conditioning, sports specific performance, body transformation (build muscle and lose fat), and fitness. Maybe you never plan to step into the octagon yourself but that doesn’t mean you can’t look like you could. To learn how, listen to this awesome episode! Scroll down for Show Notes: Click here to subscribe via iTunesClick here to… continue reading.

How to be a Better Coach, Build Your Business, and Grow Your Instagram with Olympic Medal Winning Boxer, Tony Jeffries – Episode 299

To say Tony Jeffries is “successful” is an understatement equal to saying the NY Yankees have “good” hitters. It just ain’t enough. Tony is undefeated as a professional boxer, is a 2008 Olympic bronze medalist, holds 5 European medals and is a 7-time National Champion. For most people that’s more than a lifetime worth of achievement, and enough to make them spend the rest of their days on easy street, but not Tony. After his decorated boxing career was over, his drive and passion for helping people led him to the fitness industry. continue reading.

Training for WrestleMania

I get a lot of questions about whether my methods work for females. The answer is a resounding YES. I’ve trained females for basketball, tennis, field hockey, lacrosse, softball, and professional wrestling. For 25+ years I’ve helped them build muscle, lose fat, get strong, explosive, and athletic AF. The overriding principles of the Renegade Method are the same whether you’re male or female. It’s just that my audience in the gym and online tends to be 80% guys so you don’t hear about it as much. But we still train in a… continue reading.

Obstacle Course Racing, Eating, and Training with Hunter McIntyre – Episode 272

Hunter McIntyre is not only one of the most accomplished endurance athletes in the world, but he also has the kind of physique that almost every red-blooded man on earth would love to have. However, his story doesn’t begin with success and a jacked body. After years of hard partying and run-ins with the law left him with nothing but a boatload of heartache and unfilled potential, Hunter found himself participating in a Spartan Race on a whim. Still hungover from the night before, he finished only 8 minutes behind world champion, Hobie Call. Obstacle Course Racing instantly became the… continue reading.

A Journey of Self-Discovery with Former UFC Fighter, Kyle Kingsbury – Episode 270

How well do you know yourself and your true identity? Better yet, what can you do to learn more about yourself and find an identity that will bring you more peace, happiness and fulfillment? For Kyle Kingsbury these answers were found in some not so common and perhaps surprising places. A now retired professional MMA fighter, Kyle spent a good portion of his life being angry. This anger served him well when he made his living trying to hurt other men but not so much once he stepped out of the octagon. Realizing that being happy, content and satisfied with… continue reading.

The Unmaking of an Athlete

This is an old article from 2004, originally written for Elite Fitness.  Since it was quite popular and many of you may have missed it, I figured I would reprint it here today… **** I sometimes wonder if there are any prerequisites at all to getting a job as college strength and conditioning coach. As the owner of my private athletic training company (Renegade Strength & Conditioning) I have had the opportunity to work with athletes from numerous colleges and universities across the country and have witnessed their disgust with their schools strength and conditioning programs. continue reading.