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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 working out, and spending time with his wife and daughters.

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Posts by David Williams

Frog Kick Exercise
Ripped Abs
David Williams

Frog Kick Exercise

Frog kick exercise is an ab exercise to work the muscles of your core and make your abs lean, hard, and visible. It’s a great

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Incline Push Up
Bodyweight Exercise
David Williams

Incline Push Up

The incline push up is a fantastic bodyweight exercise that you can do to build your chest (pecs). It offers various benefits and is perfectly

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Is Planking Good for Abs?
Ripped Abs
David Williams

Is Planking Good For Abs?

You might have wondered along your fitness journey, “Is planking good for abs?” So much is not know about planks and their effectiveness. Many fitness

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What Is Metabolic Age
Body Wellness
David Williams

What is Metabolic Age

Have you have wondered, “What is metabolic age?” If you have, then you’re likely a person concerned about getting (or staying) lean, and you’re asking

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Diamond Push Up Form
Bodyweight Exercise
David Williams

Diamond Push Up Form

Nailing down the proper diamond push up form might seem easy at first glance. But to pull it off effectively, you need to pay close

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Endomorph vs Mesomorph
Body Wellness
David Williams

Mesomorph vs Endomorph

What is a mesomorph vs endomorph? A quick look at people’s physical appearance will help you to realize an obvious answer. Some people tend to

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Outdoor HIIT Workout
High Intensity
David Williams

Outdoor HIIT Workout

Are you looking for a good outdoor HIIT workout? Have you ever wondered how to make your outdoor training more effective? And more simple? If

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Avocado Superfood
Superfoods
David Williams

Avocado Superfood

The avocado superfood is well-known around the world for its many health benefits and rich nutrient profile. There is a very good reason that the

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Best Calf Stretches
Stretching Routine
David Williams

Best Calf Stretches

If you’ve ever wondered what the best calf stretches are or why you should do them, you’re in the right place! These are three great

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Decline Push Up
Bodyweight Exercise
David Williams

Decline Push Up

If you’ve spent any time working out, you’ve probably come across the decline push up. This is a variation of the classic exercise where you

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Bodyweight Ab Workout
Bodyweight Exercise
David Williams

Bodyweight Ab Workout

Are you looking for a bodyweight ab workout you can do anywhere? If that’s the case, then you’re in luck. Today, we’ll go over absolutely

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Ankle Mobility Stretches
Stretching Routine
David Williams

Ankle Mobility Stretches

Many people overlook ankle mobility stretches, and this is a big mistake. Taking a little time before training or cardio to prepare your ankles for

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