Rick Scarpulla, the creator of The Ultimate Athlete Training Program, is a highly sought-after and renowned strength, speed and conditioning coach who works in developing top high school, college and professional athletes and programs throughout North America. You can follow him on Facebook and on Twitter.
‘Should I Hire a Personal Trainer?’ — Ask Coach Rick Scarpulla
Are you for or against working with a personal trainer? Is there anything I should look for in a personal trainer if I decide to hire one? -- Farley, 22, Scottsdale, AZ
‘Are Ab Exercises the Most Effective Way to Lose My Gut?’ — Ask Coach Rick Scarpulla
I spend a good amount of time in the gym doing crunches and ab work. Are abdominal exercises the most effective way to lose my extra gut? It doesn't seem to be working -- Brian, 21, Austin, TX
‘How Do I Maximize My Limited Gym Time?’ — Ask Coach Rick Scarpulla
Because of work and family I'm getting to the gym at most 2 or 3 times a week. What is the most efficient way to train if I don’t have much time to get to the gym. -- Tyler, 29, El Paso