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Doug McGuff performing TSC on a RenEx machine

Too Much Food, Not Too Little Activity, Causes Fat Gain

A few days ago I watched a video of a popular tactical training personality responding to critics who question his expertise because he is overweight. He said he is fat because the pain of the wear and tear on his body and serious injuries sustained over his twenty year career in the military in special operations prevented him […]

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Florida Sheriff takes down two thugs

Why Fitness Is Important For Self-Defense And Professional Use Of Force

I live by the non-aggression principle, the idea people should be free to do whatever they want as long as they do not initiate the use of force or fraud against others and that force is only morally justified when used to stop or prevent the initiation of force by another person or group. Also, the level […]

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Mike Mentzer backstage at the 1980 Mr. Olympia competition

Q&A: Is Intensity Or Volume More Important?

Question: I’ve received similar questions from several readers recently about the relative importance of different training factors for stimulating increases in muscular strength and size. Will increasing intensity or volume produce better results? What matters more, reps and sets or time under load? Does it matter how I distribute the volume of work? Answer: While many of these factors […]

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High Intensity Training Venn Diagram: Effectiveness, Efficiency, and Safety

Q&A: Exercise Volume And Metabolic Versus Mechanical Work

Question: A reader asked for my opinion on an article in which the author claims, “…multiple sets are a must if you want to maximize your muscular potential.” I’ve written about this before, but since this is a subject a lot of people are still obviously confused about I’m going to break it down here and explain […]

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Losing Stubborn Fat

Q&A: Losing Stubborn Fat, Spot Reduction, And The Swimming Pool Analogy

Question: I’ve been following your HIT workout program and lost a lot of fat on my arms, shoulders, and legs but I still have some fat to lose on my abdomen and lower back. Should I add more abdominal exercises? Should I start doing high intensity interval training on my off days to burn more fat? Are […]

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Corporate Warrior Interviews Drew Baye

I recently did a couple interviews with the Corporate Warrior website covering a variety of exercise, diet, and lifestyle related topics. You can listen to and/or read them at the links below: Corporate Warrior Interviews Drew Baye: Part One Corporate Warrior Interviews Drew Baye: Part Two If you have a question about something discussed in the […]

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The 21 Convention 2014 Post-Talk Interview With Drew Baye

The 21 Convention has just posted my interview with Marilee Johnson after my talk at the Tampa convention last year:  

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Drew Baye - ripped legs

Thoughts On Fat Loss Program Compliance And Motivation

“Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.” – Jim Rohn “…when it comes to getting ripped, the solution is quite simple…but the application is hard as hell.” – Doug McGuff, MD I know exactly what it takes to get someone’s body fat down to the low single digits, while maintaining or even gaining lean […]

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Ivanko Super Gripper calculator app

Review: Ivanko Super Gripper Calculator App for iOS

The Ivanko Super Gripper has been my favorite gripper for a long time. Its extension springs can be adjusted to provide fifty five levels of resistance, from an easy forty five all the way up to an impressive three hundred and forty five pounds. The grip is comfortable, and it feels like the extension springs provide more […]

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Getting Ripped - A short guide to training and eating to maximize fat loss while maintaining or gaining muscle

Getting Ripped: A Short Guide

From Getting Ripped: A short guide to training and eating to maximize fat loss while maintaining or gaining muscle, “During the spring of 1995 I was working as a personal trainer for Gold’s Gym in Green Bay, WI, (now Titletown Fitness) and was involved in a feud in the editorial section of The Green Bay […]

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