THE GAME HAS BEEN CHANGED!
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THE GAME HAS BEEN CHANGED!

Triple H & Stephanie McMahon revolutionize the “Celebrity Workout DVD” industry! Let’s face it – most celebrity “workout” DVD’s suck. They are filled with fluff and pseudo-science provided by celebrities who most likely never even performed “their” own workout! But because they are “famous” [usually in an industry that has absolutely nothing to do with…

DEFRANCO’S GYM AT THE ONNIT ACADEMY OPENS IN A “LEAGUE OF ITS OWN”
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DEFRANCO’S GYM AT THE ONNIT ACADEMY OPENS IN A “LEAGUE OF ITS OWN”

This article was written by Jennifer Turner and originally appeared on the Onnit Academy website.  DeFranco’s Gym at The Onnit Academy opens doors to the public this month, combining the world famous performance training methods responsible for producing top NFL and WWE stars like Brian Cushing and Triple H (Paul Levesque) with Onnit Academy’s unrivaled…

4 Stages of Learning a Skill
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4 Stages of Learning a Skill

In this installment of “Ask DeFranco’s Gym“, I discuss whether or not it’s worth the time to “re-learn” how to breathe properly. Is diaphragmatic breathing valuable enough to fit into your training economy?… Will it have any transfer to the athletic field?… Watch the video and find out now! If you would like to learn…

BUILT 2 LAST Ebook has arrived!!!
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BUILT 2 LAST Ebook has arrived!!!

Here’s the deal. I’m not going to write some big long sales pitch. I’m not going to over-hype this ebook. And I’m not going to make any outrageous claims. The only point of this quick blog post is to inform my readers that the Built 2 Last ebook is finally available for purchase. I apologize…

BIG NEWS from Joe DeFranco!
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BIG NEWS from Joe DeFranco!

On set at the Muscle & Fitness cover shoot with the “Fittest Couple in the World”   Another busy summer has come and gone. It was a blur. And as usual, I had a difficult time keeping in touch with you guys. (Although, if you follow me on twitter, I did give weekly updates there.)…

Ask DeFranco’s Gym – episode #20: PEC POPPIN’ PUSH-UPS!
Strength Training

Ask DeFranco’s Gym – episode #20: PEC POPPIN’ PUSH-UPS!

It’s summertime and if you have the pecs of an 8-year-old girl, Joe D. is here to save the day!    Click the ‘PLAY’ button below and pay attention, kids. This 4-minute video is about to change your “pec-less” life:  Joe D.  PS – If you enjoyed this push-up technique trick, you won’t believe the…

Joe D’s “3-6-12” Badass Biceps Builder
Strength Training

Joe D’s “3-6-12” Badass Biceps Builder

Training athletes for performance is definitely my forte, but summertime is here and everyone is talking about getting “shredded abs” and “bigger biceps”, so I decided to address the latter topic.  On a personal note, I’ve always had shitty biceps – whether it’s because of poor tendon insertion points or some other genetic factor –…

2 [Easy] Tips for a Stronger Bench Press!
Strength Training

2 [Easy] Tips for a Stronger Bench Press!

Q: I recently stopped doing skull crushers because they caused tremendous pain in my elbows. A trainer at my gym told me I should switch over to close grip benches because they caused less elbow strain. They are definitely less painful on my elbows but they kill my wrists!! What else can I do for…