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No energy during cardio – Lateral raise questions – Ban the decline – Alternate cardio modes – Tyson power replication – Warming up madness

By Iron Vic Steele Greetings Sir! I have been having a problem ‘power through’ cardio. I start off strong but fade within 15 minutes. From then till the end of the aerobic session I am dragging myself across the finish line. It was not too long ago when I could power all the way through [...]

2019-06-23T12:05:20-04:00 June 23rd, 2019|Iron Vic Speaks, The Press|


By Scott Canatsey – Lead trainer at the Parrillo Performance training facility We left off last month with a training regimen and philosophy for the beginning weight training enthusiast. By utilizing many compound movements and pushing as much weight as we can with proper form, the lifter will find a key component to being successful [...]

2019-06-23T11:28:37-04:00 June 23rd, 2019|The Press|

Dispelling Protein Myths

By Dr. Jeremy Girmann A few questions related to dietary protein intake recently appeared in my inbox accompanied by links to some rather bewildering blogs. The objective of the blog postings seemed to be the perpetuation of what have become rather tenacious myths about high protein diets. Among the problems said to be associated with [...]

2019-06-23T11:21:23-04:00 June 23rd, 2019|Dr Jeremy Girmann, The Press|

Tried and True VS. New and Improved – Why the old school methods still deliver

By Ron Harris It’s only natural to assume that newer methods and technology are always superior to those of the past. In cases such as phones and computers, you would be correct. But think about today’s cars and movies versus the classics – the 2019 versions don’t have that same advantage. And so it goes [...]

2019-06-23T11:12:03-04:00 June 23rd, 2019|Ron Harris, The Press|

Kristi Bruening – Bodybuilding changes yet another life

By Marty Gallagher Kristi Bruening was 33 years old and completely out of shape. Her bodyweight was a few pounds shy of 200-pounds and her energy was nonexistent. “I did not feel well and was anxious all the time.” What really began concerning her was her heart was racing. It seemed that her weight gain [...]

2019-06-23T10:56:00-04:00 June 23rd, 2019|Marty Gallagher, The Press|

Lack of energy – Back attack – Chocolate switch out – Leg extension yay or nay – Fishing boat refuel – Symmetrical impasse?

By Iron Vic Steele Howdy, I am a pretty good female bodybuilder up here in Montana. I am 50 and have been competing off and on for 20 years (more off than on, recently.) I am naturally lean and wiry. Being overweight has never been an issue. For me, the battle has always been adding [...]

2019-05-17T17:39:25-04:00 May 17th, 2019|Iron Vic Speaks, The Press|

Parrillo Pre-Workout Power

By John Parrillo If you want more oomph in your workouts, then make sure you’re powering up properly with pre-workout supplements – a regimen that will help boost your strength, increase your focus, and give you a turbo-surge of energy. Here’s a protocol I recommend: CREATINE One of the most amazing and effective bodybuilding supplements [...]

2019-05-17T17:25:37-04:00 May 17th, 2019|by John Parrillo, The Press|

Do you train hard enough? Knowing what to do is only half the battle

By Andre Newcomb It was chest and biceps day, and this was the end of the training session. The two sweat-drenched bodybuilders were down to the final exercises of a session that had already lasted 48-minutes. And they weren’t done yet by a long shot. As was their habit, when they were ¾ of the [...]

2019-05-17T17:20:07-04:00 May 17th, 2019|The Press|

The best way to train your first year – Stick to the fundamentals

By Scott Canatsey – Lead trainer at the Parrillo Performance training facility At Parrillo Performance, we have a lot of people come through the door looking to begin a vigorous weight training program that will yield serious muscular gains. There is always a great excitement and typically a misperception of what all is entailed in [...]

2019-05-17T17:08:31-04:00 May 17th, 2019|The Press|

Is Fasted Cardio Best?

By Dr. Jeremy Girmann This month’s question comes from Performance Press reader, Andrew: “I heard that fasted cardio will help me to burn more fat compared to cardio that is done after I eat. Is this true?” Ah…the cardio conundrum. Before answering this question directly, let me start with a few general thoughts on cardio [...]

2019-05-17T16:52:27-04:00 May 17th, 2019|Dr Jeremy Girmann, The Press|

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