Author: John Paul Catanzaro

Keeping Up with Current Research (December 2023)

December 01, 2023 | John Paul Catanzaro

Research is a valuable tool for health and fitness professionals, providing insights to stay ahead in the field. Here are recent findings to keep you...

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Guiding Personal Trainers to Success: A Comprehensive Resource

November 23, 2023 | John Paul Catanzaro

In the aftermath of the pandemic, many personal trainers find themselves struggling to rebuild the business they lost. The key to overcoming these ch...

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Introducing our New TestoGuard Formula

November 03, 2023 | John Paul Catanzaro

Unlock the full potential of your Testosterone Replacement Therapy with TestoGuard. Our carefully crafted formula is designed to support you on your ...

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4 Invaluable Lessons from Strength Training Pioneer, Arthur Jones

October 30, 2023 | John Paul Catanzaro

Arthur Jones, a visionary in the realm of strength training, left an unforgettable mark on the fitness industry with his groundbreaking Nautilus equi...

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The Art of Deadlift Control

October 02, 2023 | John Paul Catanzaro

Amanda knows that it’s a deadlift, not a bouncelift! Watch her crush 230 pounds for 4 reps with impeccable control – this is how it’s done! ...

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The Cable Goblet Squat: A Great Workout Finisher

September 23, 2023 | John Paul Catanzaro

Love 20-rep squats to cap off a workout? Goblet squats are fantastic, but handling a heavy dumbbell or kettlebell can be tricky. The solution: Try...

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Exciting News for Book Lovers!

August 14, 2023 | John Paul Catanzaro

Hold the texts in your hands – Lean & Mean and The Business of Personal Training are no longer confined to screens. After many requests, we ...

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The Power of Sleep: The Most Crucial Intervention for Athletic Recovery and Performance

August 04, 2023 | John Paul Catanzaro

Sleep is unequivocally the MOST crucial intervention that an athlete can prioritize to achieve optimal recovery and performance. Research consistentl...

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Vacation Fitness Hacks: How to do Chin and Dip Exercises without a Belt

July 20, 2023 | John Paul Catanzaro

No chin/dip belt on vacation? No problem! The gym we used on this trip was quite decent. However, I ca...

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Ignite Your Core Strength With Woodchops

July 06, 2023 | John Paul Catanzaro

The woodchop exercise is a powerful and effective movement that targets and strengthens the core muscles, including the abdominals, obliques, and low...

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Unleash Your Grip Strength: Elevate Your Performance with IronMind Implements

June 30, 2023 | John Paul Catanzaro

Are you ready to take your grip strength to the next level? Look no further than IronMind implements. These versatile tools, like the Rolling Thunder...

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Mastering the Craft: 10 Essential Rules Every Personal Trainer Must Follow for Success

June 02, 2023 | John Paul Catanzaro

Today we're going to look at ten essential rules that can take your personal training game to the next level. These guidelines will not only ensure t...

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Enhance Your Sleep Quality: The Simple Sleep Hack of Opening Your Window

May 25, 2023 | John Paul Catanzaro

Getting a good night's sleep is crucial for our overall well-being and productivity. Many factors can affect the quality of our sleep, including nois...

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Ankle Sprain SOS: Experience Swift Healing Through Active Recovery

May 23, 2023 | John Paul Catanzaro

My client Elise hobbled into the studio last Wednesday. She had just rolled her ankle and was in a lot of pain."You've got to help me, John Paul. I'm...

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Maximize Your Workout Recovery: The Power of Sauna Sessions After Weight Training

May 19, 2023 | John Paul Catanzaro

Are you looking for a way to improve your recovery after weight training? Try taking a sauna! Adding a 20- to 30-minute sauna session after a workout...

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Boost Your Post-Workout Gains: Ditch the Ice Bath and Try This Instead

May 18, 2023 | John Paul Catanzaro

Are you looking to maximize your gains from muscle strength, power, or hypertrophy training? It's time to reconsider the traditional ice bath post-wo...

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Build More Muscle with Ring Dips – but Beware the Risks!

May 08, 2023 | John Paul Catanzaro

I typically program dips on rings after 3-4 rounds on the parallel bars. The rings heighten stabilizer activity, which promotes a boost in strength w...

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Do a Back Squat, Not a Good Morning!

May 03, 2023 | John Paul Catanzaro

Sitting straight down with maximum knee bend and minimum trunk lean is my interpretation of a back squat (see video below), but many people look like...

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Subscapularis Pull-ups and Pulldowns

April 11, 2023 | John Paul Catanzaro

Here’s a wide-grip lean-away pull-up, also known as a subscapularis pull-up because of its influence on that muscle. If it’s too challenging, try...

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New Year, New You!

January 16, 2023 | John Paul Catanzaro

Hard work pays off! Check out these results... Hey everyone! We're a little over two weeks into the new year. For those of you that made some ...

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