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Joe D. reveals his Top 2 Secrets to "Making It" in the Personal Training Business

Sunday, 13 October 2013 23:42

What did you guys think of this video? Do you have any advice of your own that you'd like to share with my readers?

If so, please drop your comment below. 

Joe D. 


The Complete Athletic Development System - Over 40 YEARS of training knowledge and experience packed into one DVD series! 

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Joe D. reveals his most valuable Business Lessons (video)

Thursday, 10 October 2013 23:42

WARNING: If you're expecting the typical information that's found in every book in the Business or Motivation section of Barnes & Noble, you're going to be disappointed.

You will NOT find this type of advice in any business book, college course or "Self Help" seminar. The decade's worth of lessons I share in the video below can only be learned from REAL WORD EXPERIENCE. Hopefully all of the aspiring gym owners reading this right now will benefit from this video. 

Enjoy...


What did you guys think of the video? Do you have any valuable business lessons that you would like to share with my readers? If so, feel free to drop a comment below!

Joe D. 

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(NEW) "Combo" exercise will make your hips feel great!

Monday, 23 September 2013 09:41

If you're someone that's pressed for time, I have a great new variation of the Hip Thrust for you. This exercise will help you complete your warm-up quicker by killing "2 birds with one stone".

The "Figure 4 Hip Thrust" will improve hip mobility while simultaneously activating your glutes. This is a great exercise to perform before squatting, deadlifting, sprinting or jumping. Your hips will feel great when you're done!

Check it out...

Give this one a try and let me know what you think by dropping me a comment below! 

Joe D. 

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3 Weeks to a JACKED Upper Back

Saturday, 14 September 2013 22:22

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"Got back?" Stephanie McMahon Levesque does. 

A few weeks ago I shared 3 of my favorite upper back exercises in episode #6 of "Ask DeFranco's Gym". These exercises were unique in that they didn't require any weight to be lifted, but the results they produce are second to none...guaranteed!  

In case you missed that episode, here you go:

After the above video was posted, I received a ton of twitter messages and emails asking me for details. Everyone wanted to know how many sets, how many reps, how often, etc. Obviously, there isn't just one set/rep scheme that is engraved in stone for any exercise or program, but I just couldn't leave you guys hangin' :)  So I decided to offer you a 3-week progression that will improve the muscularity of almost anyone's upper back -- while improving shoulder health in the process. The beauty of this "routine" is that it's super simple to implement - regardless of what program you're currently on. You can literally start right now. It's that simple. 

*I call this routine "The Escort" because it's not replacing anything; it's utilized in addition to whatever you're currently doing - in order to give some extra attention to your upper back Wink.

[NOTE: Because these exercises are "low intensity", you can do them wherever and whenever you want during the course of your workout. You can perform them as part of a warm-up before you train, you can use them as a finisher, or you can superset them with other exercises within your workout. It doesn't matter what program you're on - you can do these exercises on an upper body day, lower body day, or during a full body workout. ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS ADD ONE EXERCISE PER DAY TO THAT DAYS ROUTINE. On days you don't have a scheduled workout, you can just do the prescribed upper back exercise at home. All that's required is your bodyweight or 1-2 mini bands -- one band if you're doing pull-aparts or 2 bands on days you perform the "triple threat".


"The Escort": 3-Week Upper Back program

WEEK 1

Sunday: *80 total Band Pull-aparts 
*If you have a weak upper back, split the reps up over more sets. Example: Perform 10 sets of 8 reps throughout the day while watching football :) 

Monday: Double mini band "Face Pull-Rotate-Y press" (aka, Triple Threat) - 3 sets of 8

Tuesday: Blackburns on Floor (Y-W-T-I) - 3 sets of 10sec. hold each position

Wednesday: OFF

Thursday: 80 total Band Pull-aparts

Friday: Double mini band "Face Pull-Rotate-Y press" (aka, Triple Threat) - 3 x 8

Saturday: Blackburns on Floor (Y-W-T-I) - 3 sets of 10sec. hold each position


WEEK 2

Sunday: 90 total Band Pull-aparts

Monday: Double mini band "Face Pull-Rotate-Y press" (aka, Triple Threat) - 4 sets of 8

Tuesday: Blackburns on Floor (Y-W-T-I) - 3 sets of 12sec. hold each position

Wednesday: OFF

Thursday: 90 total Band Pull-aparts

Friday: Double mini band "Face Pull-Rotate-Y press" (aka, Triple Threat) - 4 sets of 8

Saturday: Blackburns on Floor (Y-W-T-I) - 3 sets of 12sec. hold each position


WEEK 3 

Sunday: 100 total Band Pull-aparts

Monday: Double mini band "Face Pull-Rotate-Y press" (aka, Triple Threat) - 4 sets of 10

Tuesday: Blackburns on Floor (Y-W-T-I) - 3 sets of 15sec. hold each position

Wednesday: OFF

Thursday: 100 total Band Pull-aparts

Friday: Double mini band "Face Pull-Rotate-Y press" (aka, Triple Threat) - 4 sets of 10

Saturday: Blackburns on Floor (Y-W-T-I) - 3 sets of 15sec. hold each position 


Add these exercises into your routine and get back to me in 3 weeks. I know you'll be pleased with the results!

And remember...Upper back is the new chest! (You heard it here first!) 

Joe D. 

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