Giant Obstacle #1: Your Time Horizon Exposed and Fixed

Myogenics Fitness Horizon

You want the body in the mirror to be fit. You know your ideal pant size. And you can imagine how great you’d look in a bathing suit.

So why don’t you have that body?

If this is you, I’m guessing that you even know things you could be doing…but you just aren’t doing them.

We need to fix bigger problems than fitness knowledge; we need to look at some life issues that get in the way of your success.…

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How Will “Going Big” Get You More Lean and Defined?

Myogenics Fitness Leg Press

I’m often asked what single exercise will deliver the most benefit the fastest.

Today, I’m going to answer that question.

What makes an exercise better?

Simply put, bigger is better. Let me explain…

The most productive exercise is the most intense exercise.

Two major criteria of what makes an exercise intense are:

1. It involves the greatest amount of muscle tissue possible (it’s the BIGGEST), and…


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What Cleaning Out My Car Once Upon a Time Taught Me About Getting Great Abs

Messy Car

What I learned isn’t some special “Mr. Miyagi” move. It’s a lot deeper, and a lot more important.

I learned a secret about HABITS, and I’ll explain my car story in just a second…

First, let me ask: what are YOUR habits?

Do you eat the same thing for lunch, go through the same exercise routine, and fall into bed at the same time each night?…

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Step-By-Step Action Plan For Holiday Fitness Success

woman jogging

It is possible to maintain and even lose weight during the holiday season–some people will do it.

You don’t have to deprive yourself of any good food–you’ll probably end up getting even more enjoyment than if you stuffed yourself.

How Your Beliefs Hold You Back

Most people who believe it is impossible will never even try, and they won’t be among the few who emerge from the the holidays in equal or better shape than they are right now.…

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The secret of people who lose weight during the holidays

christmas cookies

The season of deck-your-waist-with-extra-pounds is officially here.

What are you going to do about it?

Will you join the masses who faithfully gain 5 pounds between November and January?

Or will you do something different this year?

It is entirely possible to avoid the dreaded holiday chub by following this simple strategy:

“I can”

To begin, it’s important that you approach your goal from a place of “I can” rather than “I can’t.”

Most diet and weight loss plans begin by outlining everything that you can’t eat.…

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Why Working Out is Like Taking Birth Control Pills

birth control pills

Dr. Joseph Mercola, a well-known health advocate, has an interesting take on exercise.

He believes that it should be prescribed, like any other medication, in daily doses.

“The simple act of writing out a prescription for exercise is an excellent approach to being proactive in regard to your health. It’s also far more logical, inexpensive and actually radically reduces your risk of most every chronic disease known to man.…

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The Best Bone Density Workout & Why You Shouldn’t Work Out on the Moon

Bone density xray

A reader question from Marilyn:

Dear Chad,

Those have been interesting videos the last couple of days. I’m more cautious about exercise because of my low bone density. I know it’s good to build bone density through exercise, but if my bones are still low in density, I don’t want to risk injury or a fracture. I’m also protective of my knees, as we have lots of friends and relatives who have had knee replacement surgery.…

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The Discomfort Mirage

Myogenics Fitness founder and Los Angeles personal trainer Chad Morris shares an insight about how some discomfort feels like it will continue to intensify indefinitely — how this affects both exercise and diet, and what you can do about it.

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