Category Archives: Muscle&Fitness Magazine

Been A While Since I Rapped At Ya

I have a damn good reason for neglecting this site in recent months. Before I get there, however, allow me a moment of self-awareness as I acknowledge the silliness of the “It’s been a while since I posted” post. My brother Chris has a running joke with me about shitty bloggers who take a few […]

Rock Solid

For the September 2014 issue of Muscle & Fitness, I wrote my second cover story on Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson in a span of 12 months. Unlike the editorial I wrote the first time around, this dove deep on his family being evicted from their apartment when he was 14, having only seven bucks in […]

Terry Crews Cover Interview

I’ve never run a cover story as a Q&A before—I always viewed it as kind of a cop out—but I’ve just made my first exception with this February story on Terry Crews. I’ve interviewed Terry three times, and the effect he has on me each time is the same: By the end of the conversation, […]

An Amazing Success Story

When I was a full-time personal trainer, I witnessed a ton of client transformations. Of these, there were a handful of dramatic, day-and-night success stories—but none more dramatic than the one you’re about to read. It first ran in the December 2013 issue of Muscle & Fitness. IT’S IN YOUR HANDS Why the greatest health […]

Mr. Olympia and Generation Iron

I just got back from Vegas and one of the most exciting, well-attended Olympia weekends ever. The Orleans Arena was sold out for the Mr. Olympia finals on Saturday night, and the energy in the building was incredible. Phil Heath won his third-straight title, and while that might not be surprising to some—especially considering how […]

The Summer of Cover Stories

From my teen years into my early 20s, I always marveled at how some people could maintain a pale complexion throughout the summer months. How on earth could you stay cooped up in such beautiful weather? Years of hacking away at a keyboard in an office since that time—when I caddied every day at one […]