All posts by: Josh Jarmin

About Josh Jarmin

Originally from Washington, D.C. (NOVA) Josh moved to Atlanta to be a Middle School history teacher after graduating from James Madison University. He joined the Marine Corps infantry as a reservist and served in Iraq honorably. Josh then turned his attention to personal training after his tour in order to help others reach their health/fitness goals. At one point he was 275lbs and 28% body fat. Now he's 195lbs and 13.5% body fat. Josh worked for several fitness facilities in Atlanta and developed a loyal following of trainees. He's created a training program of his own personal design and has established himself as one of the top kettlebell and body movement experts in the Atlanta area. Josh is currently the Co-Owner and Director of Fitness at Blueprint Fitness.

Routine consumption of plain, black coffee helps reduce the risk of Type II diabetes.   The reason is due to the caffeic acid found in coffee. Chinese researches have concluded that caffeic acid prevents the build up of a toxic protein that increases the risk of getting Type II diabetes. EVEN BETTER NEWS: The caffeic […]

Last week we showcased the multitude of squat variations to incorporate into your training. Now, we’re going after all of our favorite HINGE exercises (aka deadlift). For mobility reasons hinging exercises are a favorite when compared to squats. Why? As long as your hamstrings are not extremely tight then you have the prerequisites to perform hinging […]

The squat is the foundation of most athletic and aesthetic training programs. You want to run faster? Squat. You want to lift more weight? Squat. You want to have a nice butt? Squat. You want to reduce back problems? Squat even more! For as many benefits we can reap from squatting there are just as […]

The road to a healthy and fit body has many paths. Just like any well-planned road trip it is encouraging to see signs that you’re going the right way. The bad news is that some of these “signs” might go right passed you. The good news is that most of these signs are easy to […]