New Exercise – The Sword and Shield Protocol

Let’s talk about what it takes to achieve success in your fitness and martial art training… Here is the Warrior Fitness simple formula for training success: Specific Training + Frequent Practice = RESULTS Here’s an example of my Daily Personal Practice from earlier in the week that works on specific movement patterns I am trying…

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The Most Powerful Qigong Method

Zhan zhuang, or standing meditation exercise, has been used as a method of relaxation and health cultivation for thousands of years. The earliest known reference to standing appears inThe Yellow Emperor’s Classic of Chinese Medicine. Martial arts master Wang Xiangzhai wrote the following in his book on zhan zhuang:   It is said that already 2000 years…

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My EPIC Binge Day (Pics Inside)

What’s the point of the cheat day? Assuming you are eating clean 6 days a week, your body – and your fat loss! – can benefit from a cheat day once a week. Reducing calories and carbs during the week begins to lower levels of Leptin, the master fat-burning hormone in your body. When Leptin…

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My Super Secret Post Workout Shake Recipe

Normally when people ask me about post workout drinks I tell them a story of how supplement companies spent tons of money doing research to formulate the most optimal ratio of protein to carbohydrate for recovery and muscle building. They came up with a very specific ratio which was promptly used to engineer very expensive,…

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Upgrade Your Breath Book Review

I just finished up my morning practice of breathing exercises so this seems the perfect time to sit down and write about Logan Christopher’s latest book release, Upgrade Your Breath. I have known Logan for several years now and am proud to say that I own almost every one of his programs. Each one is engaging,…

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Tempering the Body Through Cold Exposure Training

Tempering is the process by which something is made stronger, harder, and more durable. In the case of steel, it is the process of reheating and cooling it off that improves the hardness and elasticity of the metal. The same process can be used to forge a stronger, healthier, more resilient body! In his book,…

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What is the Warrior Fitness Difference and How Does It Benefit YOU?

Why should you chose to train Warrior Fitness Training versus any other type of fitness program out there, including making no choice and doing nothing? Training for the Total Human Warrior Fitness is the product of decades of training in the martial arts and the art of strength. In its simplest form Warrior Fitness is…

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The END of Warrior Fitness?

I almost dissolved Warrior Fitness last year… When I began this journey back in 2008 my only students were martial artists. My first book, Warrior Fitness: Conditioning for Martial Arts, was written for martial artists. But since then I have radically expanded my own training (to be discussed later) and my student base. My clients…

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This REALLY Bothers Me

Happy New Year, Warriors! I usually avoid going to shopping malls at all costs. Or, if I have to go to a particular store I’m usually in and out as fast as possible. However, this past Saturday night found me walking around a local mall with my Dad waiting for my Mom and youngest daughter…

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Psychological Barriers to STRENGTH

You are already strong enough to lift a car. Did you know that? It’s true. So why can’t you access that strength all the time? The reason is that your nervous system limits the amount of strength you can use in every day life. If you were truly able to access 100% of the muscular strength you…

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