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SPOTLIGHT SERIES 03 – Mike Cruz: Strength & Conditioning for Baseball Players

This week, we got to sit down with Mike Cruz and talk about one of my personal favorite topics: Strength & Conditioning for Baseball players! Mike (@coachmcruz) is a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (NSCA-CSCS), a Certified Personal Trainer (ACSM-CPT), and a college baseball coach on Long Island, NY. Currently completing his Masters in Exercise … Continue reading SPOTLIGHT SERIES 03 – Mike Cruz: Strength & Conditioning for Baseball Players

My 10-Week Fat Loss Phase & Lessons Learned

Let me begin by saying that this post will really lay out everything that went into my 10-week fat-loss phase. It is extremely detailed but please do not think that you should copy everything that I am doing. Training and nutrition is extremely different for everybody but what you CAN get out of this blog … Continue reading My 10-Week Fat Loss Phase & Lessons Learned

SPOTLIGHT SERIES 02 – Tony Huang: Movement, Mobility, and Rehab

This week, we got to sit down with Tony Huang and talk about movement, mobility, and rehab! Tony (@tonyrehab) is a Doctor of Physical Therapy student who has transitioned from the world of academia to a world of sharing his life and passion for the things he enjoys. Following the completion of his BSc. in … Continue reading SPOTLIGHT SERIES 02 – Tony Huang: Movement, Mobility, and Rehab

SPOTLIGHT SERIES 01 – Sal Castagnaro: Competitive Powerlifting

We got to sit down this week with Sal Castagnaro and discuss some competitive powerlifting! Sal is a 27 year old powerlifter from Long Island, NY.  He was a former college athlete turned powerlifter after multiple nagging injuries.  Once making the transition into powerlifting, he primarily focused on getting stronger and gaining body weight.  Since … Continue reading SPOTLIGHT SERIES 01 – Sal Castagnaro: Competitive Powerlifting

Maintenance Calories

What are Maintenance Calories? What is the big deal with understanding your maintenance calories?  You’ll see many articles on weight loss/gain or social media posts that say things like “500 calorie deficit from maintenance” or “start by eating 20-25% below your maintenance calories” but what does it all mean?  I’ll preface this blog by saying … Continue reading Maintenance Calories