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Serum Testosterone: The New “How Much Do You Bench?”

Note from MR: After running my recent podcast with Dr. Ben House, it seems as though a ton of you are interested in what he has to say. And why not? I think there’s a ton of merit in being proactive about your health and well-being, versus the typical model where we only react once […]

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My Favorite Fat Loss Protocols

If November is all about Thanksgiving… …and December is all about Christmas and Hanukkah and Kwanzaa… …then January is all about the New Year, and of course, New Years Resolutions. Every day when I go to work at IFAST, I drive right by a huge commercial gym. The past three to four weeks, the parking […]

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4 Tips for Unconventional Fat Loss

The fat loss industry is an interesting space. You’ve got the supplement guys and their magic pills. You’ve got the fad diets that all proclaim to be “The last diet you’ll ever need.” And of course, you’ve got trainers with zero experience and no real-world results claiming they’re a fat loss expert (on the Internet, […]

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How Long Should You Stay on a Program?

It may sound incredibly basic, but I get this question all the time from young and old trainees alike: How long should I stay on my program? It’s such a simple question – but like most things, the answer isn’t quite that simple! Let’s dig a bit deeper, and see how your goals directly affects […]

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Interview with Mike Roussell

Cut from the same cloth as Wednesday’s interview with Joe Dowdell, let’s talk shop with nutrition expert Mike Roussell! Mike, thanks a ton for coming on here today. Could you start by telling us a little bit about yourself? Sure. So I’ve been a scientist for most of my life. I started out in a […]

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How to Get Ripped

I’ve always wanted to write a post titled “How to Get Ripped,” and with the launch of my Complete Core Fitness product, I figured today would be a great day to do it. I don’t consider myself a diet or nutrition “expert.” What I do have to offer is a practical, down-to-Earth approach for improving […]

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Fat Loss Training 101

All right people, it’s go-time. Many of you reading this will have already set a goal for the New Year, and many of you will have resolved to either lose scale weight or body fat. Congratulations!  Setting a goal is a great first step in the process. But now, the question becomes “how do I […]

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Accelerated Muscular Development REVIEWED

Chances are you’ve been hearing a lot about Jim “Smitty” Smith’s new product, Accelerated Muscular Development. And for good reason – it’s one hell of a product! Today, I’m going to give you guys a killer review of the product.  I’ve taken the time to look through the entire product, and I can tell you […]

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The Tabata Myth

Note from MR: Mark Young is one of my favorite fitness guys.  He’s well-read, looks at everything with a critical eye, and perhaps most importantly, he’s willing to speak his mind. I think you’re really going to enjoy the piece below.  Enjoy! ——————————- With all of the talk about interval training for fat loss in […]

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Thoughts on the Biggest Loser

I have a sad admission to make – I watch the Biggest Loser. Well, I should preface that statement; I sort of watch it. I DVR it, and then end up watching about 30 minutes of the total 2 hour show. I can’t tell you exactly why I do – maybe it’s because I work […]

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Dialing in the 10%

Last week, I was talking with my good friend Zach at IFAST. Zach has not only been a member for the last 7 months, but he’s also going to intern there this summer. Too often, I think the up-and-coming coaches assume that you need to know absolutely everything about coaching. You need to understand the […]

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December 15th, 2009

Robertson Training Systems Newsletter 5.21 Fat Loss 2010 As 2009 draws to a close and we get ready to celebrate the New Year, the typical questions are coming my way. Whether it’s posts on my Facebook wall, e-mails from people across the globe, or old friends that I cross paths with again, the biggest question […]

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Taking a Fat Loss Detour with Nia Shanks

Today, we’re going off the grid a bit and doing an interview with strength coach and personal trainer Nia Shanks.  I think it’s something you’re really going to enjoy, as Nia has (what I consider to be) a great outlook on training and fat loss for women. Several months ago, I wrote up a blog […]

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Body By Eats

I told you this week was going to be a bit different, as several top-notch products were released that I wanted to tell you about. Yesterday, we talked about Mike Boyle’s Functional Strength Coach 3.0. Today, we’re going to talk about the other side of the spectrum: Nutrition. I think whenever you’re in this industry, […]

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The IFAST Physique Transformation Challenge

Normally I don’t like linking to my newsletters, but you should definitely check out the results from our Physique Transformation Challenge.  Just follow the link below: Newsletter 5.15 Stay strong MR

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