A12 Grad: Tom

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1. You’ve just gone through ‘The Amazing 12’ program, please describe where you are physically today compared to where you were when you first started the program.

I’m definitely stronger, I’ve lost body fat and I’m in better shape for sure. Running is easier too. I lost several pant sizes. I now have to tighten my belt and I’ll to have get different pants. Actually my arms are harder to fit into my clothes as my sleeves are too tight. ;] My shirts are loose around my stomach but arms don’t fit… so, not sure where to get shirts at?!  ( It’s a legit A12 Grad Problem ) Maybe I should just cut my sleeve s off like Larry the Cable Guy (joking).

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2. Describe any strength increases you experienced over the last 12 weeks.
I’m stronger ALL around but one of the coolest increases was that I went from Zero pull-ups on week 1 to 4 Pull-ups  WITHOUT training them at all during the program.

73.33% increase in Bench Press
100.00% increase in Lat Pull
133.33% increase in Back Squat
86.96% increase in Deadlift

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3. How is ‘The Amazing 12’ different to other gym experiences you have had in the past and how has it changed your approach to training in the future?

As far as the A12 goes I liked the routine, the accountability to the coach and the other participants, the times and way Scott tracked every set and rep of every lift every day.  With regard to coaching Scott is more hands on, essentially delivering one-on one coaching. Although there’s four people per group you get way more attention than other programs I’ve experienced.

At other programs I’ve participated in it’s about getting as many people in the door as possible so you get lost in the crowd, but here Scott watches everybody. He tells us what to do, what we’re doing wrong, how to do this and that. The level of attention to detail and safety is significant.

Technique taught at other programs is nowhere near this level. I’ve been in programs where they recruit their teaches from the student base, so they only know as much (maybe)  as the students do.  None of the trainers I’ve worked with in the past have had the training, the certifications experience, qualifications that Scott does. He KNOWS the right/safe/effective way to do things and it makes ALL the difference.

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4. What has been the biggest change you have noticed over the past 12 weeks?
I’ve improved in both STRENGTH & SIZE as well as posture and I feel really energized compared to before.  I notice I’m craving healthier food and I don’t crave eating junk food/fast food like I used to.

5. How do you feel about yourself today compared to when you walked in the door?
I feel good and I’ve gotten compliments from a lot of people!

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6. If a person was considering taking part in the A12 program but was unsure or skeptical and asked your opinion on whether or not they should do it, what would you say to that person?
If you’re serious about changing your body the A12 works.  I highly recommend it to others, after all “the proof is in the pudding”. Just look at the photos, not just my own… but others from the program and around the world from other A12 coaches. It’s the real deal, it’s not photoshopped. Other people might say they can’t afford it, but I KNEW it was going to be worth it so I was willing to save and do it because I knew Scott as a trainer in the past, I like the way he teaches and I could tell the program was legit.

7. Additional Comments: Is there anything else you’d like to add?
If you want accountability, quality instruction, a coach that cares and a program that’s proven to work, I highly recommend Scott and the Amazing 12 program.

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A12 Graduate: David

Congratulations to David who just completed his first wave of the Amazing 12 and has already begun his second. Dramatic strength gains, 20.lbs lost, muscle added and a much slimmer waist. David has laid the foundation for an even more dramatic change in the months to come. 

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1. You’ve just gone through ‘The Amazing 12’ program, please describe where you are physically today compared to where you were when you first started the program.

I lost 20 lbs., lost fat, gained muscle and built up my endurance. My clothes fit better and my belt goes to the last notch. Multiple people told me how much weight I lost in my face.

2. Describe any strength increases you experienced over the last 12 weeks.

I have drastically raised my level of strength through this program. [On average David was able to add 86%  more weight to the  bar on all of his lifts]
Bench press 106% increase
Lat Pulldown: 94% increase
Military Press 69% increase
Squat 83% increase
Deadlift 80% increase

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3. How is ‘The Amazing 12’ different to other gym experiences you have had in the past and how has it changed your approach to training in the future?

I think it came down to being disciplined and overcoming my fears of lifting. The program lays out what you need to do to succeed and John Scott implemented the plan perfectly.

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4. What has been the biggest change you have noticed over the past 12 weeks?

The loss of fat around my midsection has been dramatic.

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5. How do you feel about yourself today compared to when you walked in the door?

I feel more confident and strong. There is nothing like wearing a new shirt that fits you well and getting compliments because of it.

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6. If a person was considering taking part in the A12 program but was unsure or skeptical and asked your opinion on whether or not they should do it, what would you say to that person?

It was well worth the time and money. If you follow the plan, you will be very happy with your results.

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7. Additional Comments: Is there anything else you’d like to add?

John Scott Stevens is a professional and he pushes you to be better everyday. Personal trainers are a dime a dozen, but their are few who take it personally if you don’t succeed. He does. That’s the type of trainer I want.

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A12 Graduate: Drew

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Please congratulate Drew on his 12 Week Physique Transformation
Drew improved all lifts by at least 100%  and was able to adhere to the program despite traveling on business during the program.  
23.lbs lost, muscle gained, clothes fitting better, and all lifts improved from week 1 by at least 100% in some cases over 200%.  Stay tuned for more to come as he has already started his  second 12 weeks.

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A12 Graduate: Michaela

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Michaela’s 12 Week Physique Transformation Success Story with the Amazing 12 Omaha – Omaha Elite Kettlebell

An Amazing Vegetarian Transformation achieved by completing all 60 training sessions, and homework in 12 Weeks.  Coming into the program this strong woman shared the same struggles most women have battling the common misconceptions that in order to lose fat and get “toned” you must eat less, lift light weights and do tons of high intensity cardio.

The A12 plan required her to eating vastly more food than she was accustomed to AND had her lifting heavy 5 days per week.  Over the course of 12 weeks her strength levels more than doubled in every single lift AND she set our bench press record with 120 continuous reps in single set during her grad workout.  As a results she lost over 20.lbs and dropped several pant sizes. 

This kind of transformation is proof positive that eating way more food and lifting weights doesn’t make girls bulky, it’s makes girls into strong healthy women. Furthermore it’s proof that a holistic transformation is NOT about weight loss, starvation, cleanses, wraps or and endless cardio sessions… The kind of transformations the A12 are known for are the result of fat-loss combined, lean muscle and insane strength gains.

 

1. You’ve just gone through ‘The Amazing 12’ program, please describe where you are physically today compared to where you were when you first started the program.*

I have always been an active person. The difference from before to after The Amazing 12 was major. Before I would do a lot of long distance running and a small amount of weight lifting. After The Amazing 12 I am a lot stronger and now incorporate sprints every other day along with my distance runs. Weight lost: 27 lbs   As result of the  program I dropped in pant size from a 29 to 25/26. Most of my old clothes are now too big; I was a Medium in shirt size, I  now wear a Small.

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2. Describe any strength increases you experienced over the last 12 weeks.*

I’ve increased over 100% of all my lifts from when I started. I’ve also learned proper lifting technique.

3. How is ‘The Amazing 12’ different to other gym experiences you have had in the past and how has it changed your approach to training in the future?*

The nutritional aspect was huge for me. I’ve always had a gym membership, but this was my first time having a trainer and specific program tailored to meet my needs and goals. It has changed my approach to weight lifting 100%.

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4. What has been the biggest change you have noticed over the past 12 weeks?*

Weight loss, muscle gains, strength, nutritional knowledge and overall feeling better! I’ve spent years lifting on and off at gyms and never had the results I was able to gain after completing this 12 week program. Not only did I lose weight, I gained muscle and now have definition. During the program I went to bed earlier on a schedule of meal prep, sleep, workout, repeat.  Didn’t drink alcohol for the entire 12 weeks which saved money and made us more productive on weekends with being active, not drinking. My body definitely craves healthy food! Greasy food makes me feel slow and sick to my stomach. I now stay away from bread and eat a ton more greens. I also used to drink a lot of sugar free energy drinks. I didn’t have a single on during the program and now don’t crave them at all.

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5. How do you feel about yourself today compared to when you walked in the door?

I feel good! I stuck with the program, never missed a meal post, never missed a class and never missed a density run or sprint “homework”. The hard work paid off. I’ve completely changed my eating habits. I’ve been a vegetarian for 20 years and by following the nutritional program I was able to gain muscle, increase my meals and eat a ton healthier than I was before. I have a better understanding of what foods I need to eat to fuel my body and gain muscle – all without eating any meat! This just goes to show that vegetarians can lift heavy and gain lean muscle, all while eating 6 meals a day. It has changed my life and the way I look at food and meal planning and prepping. I have so much more energy and strength.

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6. If a person was considering taking part in the A12 program but was unsure or skeptical and asked your opinion on whether or not they should do it, what would you say to that person?*

Do it. You won’t regret it. If you want to gain strength and gain knowledge on nutrition and feel and look better, then this program is for you. Take the time to invest in a healthier you and don’t keep putting it off!

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7. Is there anything else you’d like to add?

I’ve been a vegetarian for 20 years. Before A12 program I never ate breakfast other than coffee, ate a power bar for lunch or yogurt, and snacked on junk and carbs for supper. I substituted carbs for meat. I ate 1-2 meals a day. This changed 100% during and after A12 to 4-5 small meals a day consisting of a healthy foods… greens, protein,  healthy fats, little to no carbs, ton more veggies and NO MEAT! Vegetarians  can do the program too and succeed.

 

NOTE:
Despite losing 27.lbs Michaela obviously added muscle meaning she lost more than 27lbs of fat… ALL while eating more and lifting heavy. Proof that lifting heavy and eating more WON’T necessarily make women bulky, more often than not it makes them… look, feel and perform better.

9 Week in Michaela lost 20.lbs by eating MORE and lifting HEAVY 5 days per week.

Heavy Weights and Eating More doesn’t make Women bigger, it makes them AWESOME!

 

A12 GRADUATE: JOSH

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1. You’ve just gone through ‘The Amazing 12’ program, please describe where you are physically today compared to where you were when you first started the program.

Energy, strength, weight loss, knowledge of food and how my body responds to it. These are some of the things I gained by going through the A12 experience. At 6’2″, I’ve always been around 190 .lbs but the last few years even though I’m active with basketball and some lifting, I saw my weight gain to 230 .lbs and my back felt it. Today, I’m down to around 210 but it’s healthy, my waist is down 3-4 sizes and my core is strong which in turn has had a positive effect on my pre-existing lower back injury.

 

2. Describe any strength increases you experienced over the last 12 weeks.

Really glad to see the strength increase across the board and it’s addictive. You want to keep pushing yourself to that next mental goal.

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Josh’s Amazing 12 Omaha 12 Week Physique Transformation Success Story.

3. How is ‘The Amazing 12’ different to other gym experiences you have had in the past and how has it changed your approach to training in the future?

The reason why I did the Amazing12 was because I saw the transformation some friends did and was impressed with their results. The classes are small, which means 1 on 1 time with the coach/s and they adjust your workouts based on your numbers. I’ve had a personal trainer in the past and it’s the same old thing, I show up, he works you out and that’s it. There’s no extra work those trainers are putting in to help and better you. With A12, John Scott Stevens put in that extra effort and catered to my needs and goals.

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Josh’s Amazing 12 Omaha 12 Week Physique Transformation Success Story.

4. What has been the biggest change you have noticed over the past 12 weeks?

I became a lot more lean but gained definition and bulk at the same time. The energy and cardio is up significantly as well. A lot of the success goes to the nutrition that they teach. It’s all simple, but the direction and dedication to it is the biggest challenge initially. But after a couple of weeks, I could see and feel a difference and knew that it came from the food. It has made me really think about what I’m putting into my body to fuel my activities and it’s something I’ll continue to be mindful of going forward.

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Josh’s Amazing 12 Omaha 12 Week Physique Transformation Success Story.

 

5. How do you feel about yourself today compared to when you walked in the door?

I feel great about the decision to do A12 first and foremost. It’s about a lifestyle change and I may not be as strict as I was during the program, but I’ll definitely use what I learn and I’ll definitely go through the program again.

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6. If a person was considering taking part in the A12 program but was unsure or skeptical and asked your opinion on whether or not they should do it, what would you say to that person?

Do it. You can google workouts like I did, or look up meal plans and try to hit the gym “faithfully” but you don’t have the accountability and the facebook class/group you are apart of pushing you to do better. Until you go through A12 and get the coaching, nutrition, advice, techniques and set your goals you won’t truly realize the differences that it makes from what you’ve been doing on your own. How often do you hear people say, “I’m going to the gym but not really seeing any results!” It’s because they don’t have the A12 formula. You want that A12 Secret Sauce, it’s so tasty! Get some!

 

 

Add 10.lbs to Your Bench Press in 10 Minutes

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The same technical subtleties taught in the Amazing 12 took my bench press 3 rep max to 9 reps and I’ve seen it turn one of my own client’s previous 1 rep max into a 5 rep max IN THE FIRST TRAINING SESSION!!!!!  I’ve seen this same process take a female’s 15 rep max to a 80+ rep max in 12 weeks.  NOW… Imagine the kind of physical transformation that becomes possible when you’re not only eating better, following a world-class program, and training with safer technique but handling more weight than you’re used to and making it feel easier than ever before and realize this is only one of many life-changing techniques you’ll learn in the Amazing 12.
 
Below you’ll find a sneak peak at just a few subtleties covered in your first day of the Amazing 12 program.

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4-hours of Instruction: 400% Improvement

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Amy dominating 24kg (52.8 lb ) kettlebell swings for sets of 10: 400% improvement in 4-classes.

How would you like to make 400% progress in as little as 4 lessons?
This may sound unbelievable to some, but this kind of result is typical for people from beginners to advanced in our classes. The recipe to getting this kind of result isn’t really a secret,  it’s just a matter of professional experienced instruction combined with a proven system. Our instructors have invested over 30 years of combined experience, tens-of-thousands of dollars in continuing education and hundreds of hours learning from the very best.

When it comes to exercise most people are self-taught through videos and books, but neither videos or book will give you feedback, the correct cues, drills or modifications at the time YOU need them.  As a result,  despite their best efforts and of no fault of their own most people acquire bad movement patterns and dangerous habits that eventually either stall progress, lead to injury or frustration.

When you enroll with Omaha Elite Kettlebell we don’t magically make you stronger, we just quickly show how you do things safer and better. As a result you’ll be able to accomplish more quality work in less time.

This was true for Amy (pictured above) who prior to enrolling in Omaha Elite Kettlebell’s self-paced mini-course was self-taught via exercise videos.

 I was doing 25lb swings and tried moving up to 30lbs and it caused back pain. I knew I needed instruction to increase the number of swings and weight.”

Amy signed up for our self-paced kettlebell mini-course and came in swinging a 26.4 pound kettlebell for 5 reps at a time.  By her fourth lesson she was swinging the 52.8 pound kettlebell for 10 reps per set with excellent form that is literally 4x the weight moved per set, with safer technique than before.  

“I’m so excited about how much progress I have made already. I have learned so MUCH!  I’m so thankful I found you! Thank you!”

Start Your Personalized Mini-Course with Omaha Elite Kettlebell. Enroll now.

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The StrongFirst One-Day SFG Kettlebell Course -OMAHA, NE March 25th 2018

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We believe that strength has a greater purpose, and the Kettlebell can be the tool to help you build that strength. But what is in your way? How can you move forward to accomplish your goals?

You may be a stay at home mom or dad, or a busy executive. You may be a first responder, a member of the military or a police officer. You may be pursuing the Simple and Sinister standards, or you are a busy trainer looking for a new tool for your fitness and to use with your students. Whomever you are, you have likely tried to “get fit” and been frustrated. Running and what you “used to do” just doesn’t seem to be cutting it. And now you have a cannonball with a handle staring up at you…

The StrongFirst Kettlebell Course is designed for you. We have identified the fundamentals of kettlebell training and built this Course around them. Students will be taught essential skills, techniques, and principles by a small group of SFG Instructors handpicked for their ability to teach. Students will come away from the Course being able to safely and effectively train with a kettlebell on their own—the StrongFirst way.

The StrongFirst Kettlebell Course is ideal for newcomers to the kettlebell and also those who have been training but want to refine and perfect their technique. In other words, this Course provides a valuable education for people of all levels who want to optimize their training.

At the Kettlebell Course, you will learn the:

  • Squat—for a mobile and strong lower body.

  • Swing (beginning with the Deadlift)—for power and conditioning.

  • Turkish Get-up—for whole-body strength and skill.

  • Military Press—for strong and stable shoulders.

Why so few drills?

  • Focus. We teach only 4 fundamental skills in this 8-hour period. This allows us to ensure that all students leave with the ability to perform these movements and skills on their own, safely and effectively.

  • Principles. Students will learn our movement fundamentals, state of the art breathing techniques, and tension skills for instant strength gains. This focus on principles and fundamentals allows us to narrow the course to the essentials needed to accomplish your goals

What will you gain?

  • Independence. The kettlebell is a great tool to train with on your own. But to do so, you must learn how to use it safely, efficiently, and effectively.

  • Strength. Students will make immediate strength and performance gains once they learn the fundamentals and the principle-based system that supports them.

  • Education. The single-day Kettlebell Course is not an Instructor Certification. It is designed for all people who want to use the kettlebell to get stronger and more conditioned. Once you are taught the movements and the principles, we will also discuss programming. All students will also receive an in-depth Course manual, and the Course provides .8 CEU credits through NASM (others upon petition).

Kettlebell instruction is our passion and ongoing obsession. Our persistent dedication to every detail, combined with our unmatched pedigree and commitment to the highest standards has solidified StrongFirst’s position as the subject matter expert on kettlebell training. Modern kettlebell training originated with us and our founder, Pavel Tsatsouline, and you will not find more thorough or in-depth instruction on using kettlebells safely and effectively within a single day.

We look forward to working with you and helping you learn how to use your kettlebell the right way. “Strength starts with the kettlebell, and the kettlebell starts with StrongFirst.”

Our next User Course is scheduled for March 25th, 2018 at Compete Personal Fitness in Omaha, NE. Space will be limited to 10 participants.

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WHY FAT-LOSS WORKOUTS FAIL

I noticed early on in life that language and the words we use shape the way we think about the world. Often disagreements and miscommunication result from people using the exact same words but defining them in different ways. I’ll never forget the time a college girlfriend’s family invited me to dinner, but instead I showed up several hours late to supper. You see, in my family “Dinner” and “Supper” were used interchangeably while in her family, these words meant two precisely different things. The same kind of confusion happens in every area including fitness.  On the surface it can seem the words “workout”, “training” and “program” mean the same thing, but after more than a decade of coaching experience it has become quite clear to me that these words mean different things entirely.

In a nut-shell, there are several problems with fat-loss workouts indicated by the very words people use to describe them: “Fat-Loss” and  “Workout”.  Whenever I hear the word phrase “Fat-Loss Workout” it usually tells me the following things about the “workout” or the mindset of the person using it.

  • FAT-LOSS WORKOUTS FOCUS ON A CURE INSTEAD OF PREVENTION
    We’ve all heard the expression “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure”. Nowhere is this more true than in the world of fat-loss. It’s soooooooo much easier to prevent getting fat  in the first place than it is to lose fat, and this is something that’s lost on most people entirely. All too often people think that they can continue a super-sized fast-food lifestyle and lose fat just by working out and all manner of gyms, fitness products and personal trainers feed on this common misconception. For this reason most if not all “Fat-Loss Workouts” are marketed around burning calories…  while  the habits, choices, foods, lifestyle and mechanisms that actually cause someone to become fat in the first place are ignored. The truth is trying to out-exercise a bad diet without fixing your nutrition is like endlessly bailing water out of a sinking ship without fixing the source of the leak. So, when it comes to “Fat-Loss” exercise is indeed part of the solution, but it is not a solution by itself. Instead of focusing exclusively on fixing the symptom with “fat-loss”, you must also discover and eliminate the source of what causes fat to be gained and stored.
  • WORKOUTS ARE INFERIOR TO PROGRAMS
    The use of the word “Workout” instead of “Program” tells me that the “workout” is either a one-time event or it’s something that doesn’t change and is repeated the same way indefinitely.  In my experience this guarantees failure because fat-loss is an adaptation that occurs over time… it cannot be achieved by a single workout, or by repeating the same workout in the same way.  While a well structured fat-loss program could very well feature a workout that is repeated,  that workout will not be repeated the same way indefinitely. To guarantee progress a workout must  be modified regularly over time to increase the demand put on the body and force a positive adaptation.  When you plan many workouts to progressively increase the demand on the body over time and assist with your fat-loss goals that’s called a Fat-Loss “Program”.
  • THE WORKOUT MINDSET IS FLAWED
    In my experience, the use of word “workout” often indicates the kind of mindset that can lead to failure or stall progress. If you think about it the word “workout” consists of two parts implying that the individual is going to “work” to the point of being “out” of energy.  In other words, “workout” means to exercise to the point of exhaustion, physical failure, pain, nausea or any combination of the aforementioned . It’s the whole “leave it all on the mat”, and the “Go Hard or Go Home” mindset where people are always trying to max out how much weight they can lift each workout. Unfortunately  exhaustion, pain, training to failure, and or nausea have little-to-no correlation with achieving fat-loss.

    Contrary to popular belief a proper approach to getting leaner  (and stronger) involves consistently and regularly training well within your limitations, not constantly trying to break through them.  This does several things: It allows your body to recover sooner, stay safer and  accomplish more work over time.

  • FAT-LOSS WORKOUTS ARE OFTEN JUST RANDOM ACTS OF VARIETY
    Sadly, most Fat-Loss workouts are little better than a random collection of exercises, random rep schemes and/or intervals that could have just as well been created by drawing exercises, rep schemes and intervals from a hat. Although these kind of fat-loss workouts can be challenging enough to make most people sweaty, exhausted and/or sore, that isn’t the goal…the goal is fat-loss and fat loss is a process that takes time, it cannot be achieved in a single workout. To make things worse people think you can lose fat by simply repeating one of these random workouts in the same way, or by simply stringing together random workouts and “giving 100%” until you’ve lost enough fat. Instead of using randomness to create the illusion of progress, a better approach is to actually progress while creating the illusion of randomness.
  • AMBIGUITY: RANDOM WORKOUTS ARE HARD TO MEASURE OBJECTIVELY
    Most “workouts” are judged subjectively by how difficult they feel or look.  The popularity of random workouts and garbage science like “muscle confusion” are partly to blame, after all how can you compare one workout or set of exercises to a completely different workout with different exercises? To prove my point all you need to do is look on social media for photos of sweat angels posted by proud coaches.  How difficult something seems and how big a puddle of sweat someone produces is not the same as showing someone in numbers that their Deadlift has increased  by X number of pounds, they went from zero chin-ups to multiple consecutive unassisted chin-ups or they went from performing 50 swings with a 24kilo bell to 100 swings with a 48 kilo bell.

THE SOLUTION
Now that you’ve taken the time to read my little rant and have allowed me to point out some of common reasons for fat-loss failure, the solutions should be   staring you in the face:

  • Focus on Prevention as Well as the Cure
    Fight Fat by  attacking and flanking the enemy from two directions at once: fat-loss and fat-prevention . This means following  a well thought out training program as well as learning about principles of healthy nutrition and eating.
  • Prioritize Programs over Workouts
    Instead of randomly selecting workouts and exercises out of a hat you need to find a well-designed program that gradually increases the demands put on your body over time.
  • Expand Your Limitations by Working Within Them
    Start with exercises,  rep ranges, weights and rest intervals that are well within your limitations and gradually try to achieve more work with them. This will help you to stay safe, keep you training longer,  recovering sooner and accomplishing more amounts of work in the long run compared to those who train to failure.
  • Choose Consistency and Steady Progression over Random Acts of Variety
    To look the part you must become the part and that means treating your workouts more like a practice session with the goal of developing a skill.  Consistent mindful “practice” develops high skill, which lowers risk, which improves safety, which facilitates recovery, which allows you to accomplish more work over time, which leads to increased performance, which leads to a positive physical adaptation and an improved physique. After all, form follows function.
  • Measure Performance Objectively
    Realize that when it comes to achieving a goal, that your feelings don’t matter. You need to stop measuring the success by how an individual workout makes you feel, instead track objective measurable and indisputable criteria. When you do so, your confidence and sense of accomplishment will sky-rocket  as old numbers give way to new numbers.

TAKE ACTION
All of the solutions I’ve listed above are part of the Amazing 12-Omaha.  Five days per week for twelve weeks up to four serious, goal-oriented and disciplined individuals will train together and experience a program and fat-loss experience like no other, something  many are calling the world’s most successful physique transformation program.

The A12 has proven itself to work reliably and repeatedly for people from all walks of life for over a decade. Here are the a few of the before and after photos.

To get access to the program you must Apply Here.
It’s costs nothing to apply and you’ll get an opportunity have all of your questions answered while you and your coach determine if you’re a right fit for each other.

Spots are limited to 4 participants per class and the most popular times tend to sell-out fast.

The early-bird discount will end on July 21st

What are you waiting for?
You deserve to be Amazing.   

Apply Here.


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Re-Introducing One STRONG Mother

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Allow me to RE-introduce Andrea: One Strong Mother…
In Andrea’s case the Amazing 12 started as a 6-week experiment. For most people the results promised by the Amazing 12 can seem too good to be true. Andrea was not different, but in just a few short weeks  she began to see her body and strength transform before her eyes and the decision to complete the full twelve weeks in its entirety was easy to make.  Not only did she achieve a fantastic transformation during her initial 12 weeks in terms of physique, strength, health and confidence, but as evidenced by her photos, her second time through the program resulted in her going from being strong and lean to even stronger and leaner. Perhaps even more impressive is the fact that life circumstances prevented her from completing the program in it’s entirety and necessitated ending one full week early… but her results pictured below speak for themselves.

Andrea is a mother of two young boys who came to the program with a history of back pain from a car accident she was in several  years ago. Initially, her goal with regards to the A12 was to lose a little weight and a get “in shape”. She had some additional long term goals of returning to her pre-baby weight,  rocking out chin-ups and building a strong enough back to finally “heal” her back injury both physically and psychologically.

The Amazing 12 – Omaha has not only allowed her to achieve ALL of these  goals, but surpass them.

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  • Andrea lost enough fat to lose several pant sizes and not-only return to her pre-baby weight, but returned to her HIGH SCHOOL body weight… AND PANTS SIZE.
  • The musculature in her back has undergone a dramatic transformation. Not only is it visible in terms of physique but in performance. She’s gone on to perform 6 sets of 6 deadlifts with a barbell 20lbs heavier than her bodyweight and sets of 10 kettlebell swings to chest level with a 70lb kettlebell.
  • Despite not training chin-ups at all during the Amazing 12 and not performing a chin-up for more than half a decade she made her first attempt during week 11… not only did she complete  one-rep, she actually completed THREE consecutive, unassisted,  full-reps from a dead-hang…. AND she still had more in the tank, so much that she went on to perform several sets after that!Andrea First Chinups-04-03.jpg

In Andrea’s own words:

“Round 2 of the Amazing 12 was the same movements but mixed up and designed to challenge me more so than before. Why? Because you’ve proven yourself amazing by completing Round 1. For me, my goal was not to be 8% lean muscle and appear too masculine. Mission accomplished. As my coach JSS said “You will remain yourself, however, leaner and meaner and most definitely stronger in the process.” This. Is true. My max set of 36 deadlifts came in at 20lbs over my body-weight – WHICH by the way, is both pre-baby AND high school…HIGH SCHOOL weight. Of course, weight is relative due to the amounts of lean muscle I’ve packed on but still. It’s nice to have that point of data to measure.

A12 has been life-changing for me in all the right ways. Again, I fought hard to refrain from body shaming prior to signing up for Round 1, however, I now feel like my outside appearance matches what I’ve always known was inside and that is: Strength!”

People often ask:
“What happens after the Amazing 12? Will the program work if you do it again? And Again?”

As evidenced by Andrea’s photos… I can confidently say that the answer is a resounding “YES”!

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