Watch the interview with James Ellis, one of the top 3 fitness models in the past five years. He’s been on 36 magazine covers, has appeared on the Ellen show 30 times, and won the World Championship title for the WBFF. Like me, James was scrawny in high school, but had a photolot to offer. He was bullied, which caused depression and self-doubt, which in turn led to him almost failing high school. Then one day, he heard the song “Lose Yourself” by Eminem, and decided he wasn’t going to let anyone keep him from becoming the best man he could be. He started working out, got shredded beyond belief, and graduated with honors from college.
A few years back one of my buddies was determined to lose weight and get ripped. He asked for some advice, and being a good friend, I put together a diet plan for him. Healthy living is a lifestyle, though. After all the hours I put into making that diet, he didn’t follow it at […]
Editor’s note: Zac Woodfin is a contributor who was a Green Bay Packer’s strength and conditioning coach, and is currently the head of a university football strength and conditioning program. He has a B.S. in exercise science from UAB. Zac has played for the Baltimore Ravens, the Houston Texans, and the Green Bay Packers. After […]