The unstoppable force…he's often mistaken for Bradley Cooper…he wears size 15 shoes…his world-takeover plans involve free ice cream for everyone…his name…is Tyler Mayer

My interview with the 2nd Most Interesting Man in the World… Thanks for taking the time to do this Tyler!  I’d like to start by hearing about yourself, your background, your business and how you started in the fitness industry? Thank you for giving me this opportunity! Growing up I was a pretty competitive athlete and I was always trying to better myself in everything that I did. I was a four-sport athlete in Iowa and became addicted to working out very quickly. I started lifting weights when I was about 15 years old and it happened in a really weird

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Is Online Training For You?

Online personal training might be option for you – but first read this blog…  ​Back in 2005, I was a personal trainer in a big corporate gym.  The hours were brutal and the amount of clients I could take on was very limited.  My energy was constantly drained and the quality of my services suffered.  It wasn’t what I had envisioned when I set out to help people achieve their goals. Long story short, I burned out and left the personal training industry for quite some time to focus on pursuing my passions of sales and business.  However, the passion

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5 Powerful Motivators for a Fit and Balanced Lifestyle

5 powerful motivators to help you get FIT… It’s 5pm and your workday is coming to a close. You still have that 5:30pm appointment with the gym but you just can’t picture yourself getting through today’s workout. Your motivation tank is on empty, and you start thinking of excuses to put your fitness goals on hold until tomorrow. Sound familiar?  We’ve all been in your shoes and, trust me, it’s completely normal.  Whether it’s the early bird alarm that favors sleep over a workout, or the late afternoon drowsiness that clouds our drive to finish the day with a sweat

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Don't Call It a Comeback:  Full Body Workouts are Back in Style!

​Back in the day (which was a Tuesday in case you’re wondering) before Arnold hit the scene and changed the entire fitness universe, everyone who was anyone in the fitness world trained using full-body workouts. ​Back in the day (which was a Tuesday in case you’re wondering) before Arnold hit the scene and changed the entire fitness universe, everyone who was anyone in the fitness world trained using full-body workouts.  totrongmen, old-school bodybuilders and fitness enthusiasts opted to train each bodypart 3 to 4 times per week using full body routines.I should probably back up for a second and explain

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Beauty and the Beast – The No- Nonsense Guide to Strength and Cardio Training 

Just a few short years ago it was a rare occurrence to walk into a gym and have to wait for a squat rack or a deadlift platform.  These days, thanks to Cross-Fit and social media, everyone and their mom (literally) are doing strength training and powerlifting exercises which means the line for the power rack looks similar to Starbucks on a Monday morning.   However, even with strength training being all the rage these days – there’s still a big portion of gym goers who aren’t ready to abandon their beloved cardio routine.  Like an ex who you just

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How Successful Men Start Their Day 

“Are you a morning person?” The lady at the grocery checkout asked me this as I was buying formula and pampers at 6am I’ve always hated that question. “Are you a morning person?” The lady at the grocery checkout asked me this as I was buying formula and pampers at 6am I’ve always hated that question. I don’t think there is a such thing as a morning person In fact, I think people who dominate life tend to CHOOSE their outcomes versus relying on their natural feelings. For most people mornings SUCK…they’re tired, groggy and, let’s face it, headed to

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3 Fun Facts That Will Help You Lean Out

​It always makes me laugh when fitness people throw around “Facts” about getting in shape. Especially when it’s a load of crap… It gets me itching to spread REAL info That will actually HELP you. That’s what we’re all about around these parts. RESULTS amigos…RESULTS.  Meaning…less fat, more muscle… more time with the family More trips without the fear of falling off track More dinners with friends  More drinks with your girl. More sex with your wife  More confidence Ok..ok…I’m getting carried away – somebody stop me! Ok the facts… 1) Eating every 2-3 hours DOES NOT speed up your metabolism

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Train with free weights or your body weight?

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Donec pretium, tortor vitae porttitor suscipit, sapien purus aliquet risus, eu finibus arcu ante nec risus. Mauris porta a massa sed consectetur. Fusce porta, quam sit amet tincidunt facilisis, ipsum enim semper nunc, ut sodales ipsum lectus eget dolor. Duis non dapibus elit. Pellentesque habitant morbi tristique senectus et netus et malesuada fames ac turpis egestas. Donec vel leo egestas, finibus felis ac, luctus felis. Nunc mattis elementum ullamcorper. Vivamus eros mi, dapibus sed enim quis, ullamcorper eleifend nunc. Pellentesque ex eros, venenatis in enim nec, facilisis tincidunt sapien. Quisque porttitor, urna

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To be number one, train like you’re number two

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Donec pretium, tortor vitae porttitor suscipit, sapien purus aliquet risus, eu finibus arcu ante nec risus. Mauris porta a massa sed consectetur. Fusce porta, quam sit amet tincidunt facilisis, ipsum enim semper nunc, ut sodales ipsum lectus eget dolor. Duis non dapibus elit. Pellentesque habitant morbi tristique senectus et netus et malesuada fames ac turpis egestas. Donec vel leo egestas, finibus felis ac, luctus felis. Nunc mattis elementum ullamcorper. Vivamus eros mi, dapibus sed enim quis, ullamcorper eleifend nunc. Pellentesque ex eros, venenatis in enim nec, facilisis tincidunt sapien. Quisque porttitor, urna

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The unstoppable force…he's often mistaken for Bradley Cooper…he wears size 15 shoes…his world-takeover plans involve free ice cream for everyone…his name…is Tyler Mayer

My interview with the 2nd Most Interesting Man in the World… Thanks for taking the time to do this Tyler!  I’d like to start by hearing about yourself, your background, your business and how you started in the fitness industry? Thank you for giving me this opportunity! Growing up I was a pretty competitive athlete and I was always trying to better myself in everything that I did. I was a four-sport athlete in Iowa and became addicted to working out very quickly. I started lifting weights when I was about 15 years old and it happened in a really weird

Read More »

Is Online Training For You?

Online personal training might be option for you – but first read this blog…  ​Back in 2005, I was a personal trainer in a big corporate gym.  The hours were brutal and the amount of clients I could take on was very limited.  My energy was constantly drained and the quality of my services suffered.  It wasn’t what I had envisioned when I set out to help people achieve their goals. Long story short, I burned out and left the personal training industry for quite some time to focus on pursuing my passions of sales and business.  However, the passion

Read More »

5 Powerful Motivators for a Fit and Balanced Lifestyle

5 powerful motivators to help you get FIT… It’s 5pm and your workday is coming to a close. You still have that 5:30pm appointment with the gym but you just can’t picture yourself getting through today’s workout. Your motivation tank is on empty, and you start thinking of excuses to put your fitness goals on hold until tomorrow. Sound familiar?  We’ve all been in your shoes and, trust me, it’s completely normal.  Whether it’s the early bird alarm that favors sleep over a workout, or the late afternoon drowsiness that clouds our drive to finish the day with a sweat

Read More »

Don't Call It a Comeback:  Full Body Workouts are Back in Style!

​Back in the day (which was a Tuesday in case you’re wondering) before Arnold hit the scene and changed the entire fitness universe, everyone who was anyone in the fitness world trained using full-body workouts. ​Back in the day (which was a Tuesday in case you’re wondering) before Arnold hit the scene and changed the entire fitness universe, everyone who was anyone in the fitness world trained using full-body workouts.  totrongmen, old-school bodybuilders and fitness enthusiasts opted to train each bodypart 3 to 4 times per week using full body routines.I should probably back up for a second and explain

Read More »

Beauty and the Beast – The No- Nonsense Guide to Strength and Cardio Training 

Just a few short years ago it was a rare occurrence to walk into a gym and have to wait for a squat rack or a deadlift platform.  These days, thanks to Cross-Fit and social media, everyone and their mom (literally) are doing strength training and powerlifting exercises which means the line for the power rack looks similar to Starbucks on a Monday morning.   However, even with strength training being all the rage these days – there’s still a big portion of gym goers who aren’t ready to abandon their beloved cardio routine.  Like an ex who you just

Read More »

How Successful Men Start Their Day 

“Are you a morning person?” The lady at the grocery checkout asked me this as I was buying formula and pampers at 6am I’ve always hated that question. “Are you a morning person?” The lady at the grocery checkout asked me this as I was buying formula and pampers at 6am I’ve always hated that question. I don’t think there is a such thing as a morning person In fact, I think people who dominate life tend to CHOOSE their outcomes versus relying on their natural feelings. For most people mornings SUCK…they’re tired, groggy and, let’s face it, headed to

Read More »

3 Fun Facts That Will Help You Lean Out

​It always makes me laugh when fitness people throw around “Facts” about getting in shape. Especially when it’s a load of crap… It gets me itching to spread REAL info That will actually HELP you. That’s what we’re all about around these parts. RESULTS amigos…RESULTS.  Meaning…less fat, more muscle… more time with the family More trips without the fear of falling off track More dinners with friends  More drinks with your girl. More sex with your wife  More confidence Ok..ok…I’m getting carried away – somebody stop me! Ok the facts… 1) Eating every 2-3 hours DOES NOT speed up your metabolism

Read More »

Train with free weights or your body weight?

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Donec pretium, tortor vitae porttitor suscipit, sapien purus aliquet risus, eu finibus arcu ante nec risus. Mauris porta a massa sed consectetur. Fusce porta, quam sit amet tincidunt facilisis, ipsum enim semper nunc, ut sodales ipsum lectus eget dolor. Duis non dapibus elit. Pellentesque habitant morbi tristique senectus et netus et malesuada fames ac turpis egestas. Donec vel leo egestas, finibus felis ac, luctus felis. Nunc mattis elementum ullamcorper. Vivamus eros mi, dapibus sed enim quis, ullamcorper eleifend nunc. Pellentesque ex eros, venenatis in enim nec, facilisis tincidunt sapien. Quisque porttitor, urna

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To be number one, train like you’re number two

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Donec pretium, tortor vitae porttitor suscipit, sapien purus aliquet risus, eu finibus arcu ante nec risus. Mauris porta a massa sed consectetur. Fusce porta, quam sit amet tincidunt facilisis, ipsum enim semper nunc, ut sodales ipsum lectus eget dolor. Duis non dapibus elit. Pellentesque habitant morbi tristique senectus et netus et malesuada fames ac turpis egestas. Donec vel leo egestas, finibus felis ac, luctus felis. Nunc mattis elementum ullamcorper. Vivamus eros mi, dapibus sed enim quis, ullamcorper eleifend nunc. Pellentesque ex eros, venenatis in enim nec, facilisis tincidunt sapien. Quisque porttitor, urna

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