39, strength and conditioning specialist, nutritionist, SHAPE fitness editor-at-large, New York, N.Y.
Fitness philosophy: Eighty percent of your fitness success happens in the kitchen.
Pushups before exhaustion: I performed 90 in 60 seconds at this year's Olympia, but 105 is the most that I've ever completed in a row.
No. 1 pet peeve in the gym: When all cardio machines are empty and someone decides to run on the treadmill next to you
Power song: "Bad Reputation" by Joan Jett
Relationship status: Married
The best compliment you've ever received from a woman: "I'm proud to call you my son." (Thanks, mom!)
Hidden talent: I am actually a pretty decent baker. Apple crumb pie is my specialty.
To learn more: Jcorebody.com
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