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David Williams

Lead Fitness and Nutrition Writer

A diet and fitness enthusiast, David Williams is an ex-Army Airborne Ranger and Infantry soldier with decades of fitness and wellness experience. A West Point graduate with a degree in engineering, he focuses on technical research related to fitness, nutrition, and wellness.

A natural endomorph (higher body fat), he has experimented with many diets and juice plans over the years, so his opinions and positions are rooted in real world experience, not just theory.

He loves the beach, and spending time with his wife and twin daughters.

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Posts by David Williams

Cable Tricep Workouts
Cable Workouts
David Williams

Cable Tricep Workouts

Cable tricep workouts are fantastic for adding mass to your arms, keeping your training fresh, and prioritizing different areas of the muscle group. Cable workouts

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Basement Pull up Bar
Bodyweight Exercise
David Williams

Basement Pull Up Bar

It’s no secret that pull-ups are one of the most beneficial exercises we can do for full-body strength and athleticism. And a basement pull up

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Hyperextension Bench
Reviews
David Williams

Hyperextension Bench

While bridges, knee-to-chest stretches, pelvic tilts, and cat stretches can help prevent and alleviate lower back pain, using more specialized equipment will do the job

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Superset Workout
Workouts
David Williams

Superset Workout

A superset workout that involves your lower body and core muscles together is great for your overall health and fitness. Firing your abs with lower

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What is Body Fat?
Body Wellness
David Williams

What Is Body Fat?

You’ve heard the term a thousand times before, but you can’t help wonder, “What is body fat?” There is so much information out there, so

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What Do Push Ups Work?
Bodyweight Exercise
David Williams

What Do Push Ups Work?

Have you ever wondered what do push ups work? After all, this is a trendy exercise, and countless people today recommend doing it. But why?

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Treadmill Speed to mph
Cardiovascular Workouts
David Williams

Treadmill Speed to mph

Converting treadmill speed to mph is easier than you think.  The reason? On most modern treadmills, the treadmill speed setting is the miles per hour

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Healthiest Quinoa
Superfoods
David Williams

Healthiest Quinoa

What is the healthiest quinoa? And is quinoa really a superfood? Perhaps you want to add more healthy foods to the mix, so you’re thinking

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