No Squats. No Deadlifts. Huge Gains. (Available Now!)

It was only a matter of time before my quest for self improvement became a quest for more muscle. Priority #1 was lose the fat, which is a battle many of us face. And I needed to, badly: When I got serious about my fitness, I decided to take the path of many others before […]

Training To Look Better and Feel Better – Part 2 – “Rocks”

  Anyman Fitness and its clients aren’t about “functional training”. We don’t “clean and jerk”, we rarely “front squat”, and “Murph” isn’t in our vocabulary. We want our clients to do exactly three things: Look like gods or goddesses. Feel like superheroes. Have an active and healthy sex life. In order to have the physical […]

Training To Look Better and Feel Better – Part 1 – “Boulders”

If you’re looking to improve your squat total, then this 3-part series isn’t for you. I could not care less about my “one-rep-maxes” when it comes to health and fitness. I do have my own goals, as I’m assuming you do as well. The are, as stated: I want to look sexy as hell. You […]

How To Make Gains Without Just Adding 5 Pounds

This is a killer guest post from colleague and friend, Nick Smoot. Nick Smoot is a strength coach and nutrition consultant out of Newport News, VA.  He got his start in the fitness industry back in 2012, and since then he’s spent countless hours helping clients become the best versions of themselves possible.  In his […]

Respect Your Elders – Especially If They’re Jacked

The following piece is a short excerpt from the article “Respect Your Elders – Especially If They’re Jacked”, an article I wrote for my buddy, Bryan Krahn.  Enjoy. Jason   I distinctly remember one particular day, sitting in the gym thinking to myself: “Jason, what the hell are you doing here? You’ve been training three years. […]

The Anyman Fitness Fat-Loss Training Program

**Disclaimer:  Nutrition is our driver of fat loss. We need to get that out of the way first and foremost. Our philosophy is that our caloric deficit and our macronutrient consumption are going to determine what happens to the fat which is on our bodies. Our clients train hard for muscular preservation in the most […]

Cardio Sucks. And That’s That.

What time of the year is it? Actually, what day of the week is it? Scratch that – What hour of the day is it? Seriously  – I’m trying to figure out if I should do cardio or not. Is cardio cool again? Or does it suck? I can’t tell. Am I going to lose […]

Moms Who Kick Ass!

Moms. There’s a very special place in our hearts for Moms. There has to be.  I mean, through all their eye-roll-inducing “momness”……….they’re our Moms.  They’re the first woman we all loved unconditionally.  Pretty much no matter who you are. And Moms?  They give the ultimate sacrifice – their bodies – for the sake of starting […]

Vygotsky’s Zone of Proximal Gainzzz

You’re a teacher.  8th grade math.  Sorry, dude…………..probably not your dream job. You open the textbook.  And check the pacing guide.  Where are you supposed to be today?  What lesson are we on? You just finished up the Pythagorean Theorem.  And next on the list?  Characteristics of circles.  Mainly?  Pi.  All things pi.  You know, […]