Get The Superhero Body; Become Your Kids’ Real-Life Hero


Today’s post comes from a good friend of mine, Mike Campbell, who runs Unleash Your Alpha. I first met Mike around 18 months ago, after we had both heard about each other through various places on the Interwebz. I remember that first meeting well – Mike had the idea of wanting to write a book, […]

How To Build Muscle More Effectively – Nutrition

muscle meal

In last week’s post we discussed how to better set up your training for more muscle mass. This week we’re going to cover the nutrition component. Now last week I did say that for muscle growth in particular, training consistently is far more important than your nutrition. While this is definitely true (as training stimulates […]

How To Build Muscle More Effectively

muscle gain squat

A while back I ran a poll of Fit & Strong Dads readers.  The poll was designed to determine what you, the reader, wanted me to write about the most. To my surprise the results of that poll were unanimous – you wanted to hear about how to gain muscle more effectively. Well, I heard […]

Why You Shouldn’t Care About The 10%

herd behaviour

Note – this is a re-posting of an older article that I had written for a site which has since drifted into the never-to-be-seen-again archives of the vast Internet clutter. That said, I felt as if the message was truly something that more people should be aware of, and decided to give it mouth-to-mouth, and […]

Learn How To Deadlift – Without The Lower Back Pain


“Aren’t deadlifts bad for your back?” Alex responded to my idea of changing up some of the exercises in his lower body routine. Every time that I saw him come in to train his legs I could predict his exercise selection down to a ‘T’ – leg press followed by some quarter range squats, followed […]

3 Steps To The Worst 10 Minutes Of Your Life

wingate sprints

I’ve got a confession to make; I hate doing long, steady state cardio. You know what I’m talking about – jumping on a treadmill or elliptical machine and mind-numbingly walking/jogging/running for the better part of an hour. And I don’t just hate it a little bit, either. No, I hate it with a passion. I […]

6 Ways To Become The Pareto Father


Today’s post comes from my good friend Martin Rittenberry, of Pareto Fitness. Martin’s training philosophy is based around doing the things that are going to give you the best bang for buck – something which I feel is real important for all of you busy fathers. Have you ever heard of the Pareto Principle? In […]

Doing Veganism Right – An Interview With Scott Ireland


Today I’m going to share with you an interview that I recently did with Scott Ireland – Head MMA Coach at the Training Grounds gym, current NSW Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Brown Belt Champion, as well as an all around active dude. Scott is also one of the very few people that I’ve seen make a successful […]

Would You Use The Limitless Drug?


What would you do if you had the opportunity to take the drug from the movie Limitless? You know the one that I’m talking about – it increases your brain potential, and allows you to think clearer, learn faster, and pretty much makes you superhuman. Would you take it? I would. I’d be lying to […]

The Weekly Wrap Up – 7th June 2012


The Weekly Wrap Up is going to be an ongoing feature on this site where I will be bringing to you the best articles written around the Internet as a whole for that week. It will feature articles on training, nutrition, recovery, humour, and a host of other topics. The goal of the Weekly Wrap […]

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