Diet and Nutrition

Author Archives: Nick Tumminello

The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness


It’s no secret that when people contradict themselves, it has the effect of making the flaws in their actions or statements seem glaringly obvious. But what about when WE ourselves get caught contradicting ourselves by someone else? Read More »

The Ultimate Guide to Tire Training


There’s nothing better than getting a great strength and conditioning workout while outside on a beautiful day (or on a brisk December morning!).  The only problem with training outdoors is that you’re limited on equipment, which makes it tough to use the heavy loads needed to put on serious muscle, unless you’re at the legendary Venice Beach gym where all ... Read More »

Fast-Track Your Muscle Growth: One-Minute Muscle Builders


In this article, I will show you a variety of simple-but-not-easy workout protocols, each guaranteed to inflate your muscles like a float at the Macy’s Day Parade!  Each of the workout protocols I’ve provided here take only one minute to complete, (hence the reason I’ve named them one-minute muscle builders). Just in case your spider senses are giving off the ... Read More »

Lower Body Warm-Up – 10 Minutes to Better Performance!


In my last article, Upper Body Warm-Up, I provided you with battle-tested upper body warm-up concepts that ensure maximal performance both in the gym and in competition. In this article, I’m going to show you exactly what you need to do to better prepare for your lower body workout days. These Lower Body Warm-up techniques are guaranteed to maximize strength, ... Read More »

Upper Body Warm-Up – 10 Minutes to Better Performance!


These days, just about everyone from strength coaches to exercise enthusiasts are familiar with the concept of a dynamic warm-up. That said, simply because you are aware of a concept doesn’t mean that you actually understand how to properly apply it. Speaking around the country as a strength coach and educator, I’ve observed that most folks (even fitness professionals) still ... Read More »