Author Archives: Dan Maierle

We’re #TeamAshley all the way. Are you?

Whether you’ll be cheering her on at the U.S. National Championships in person or from your living room, show your support for Diva Wagner* with this exclusive, limited edition Team Ashley T-Shirt! Here’s how you can get it. Step 1 Head over to to explore our health & wellness goodies. We’ve got a large […]

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Puritan’s Pride Q&A with Ashley Wagner

Puritan’s Pride recently announced its collaboration with Olympian and U.S. national champion figure skater Ashley Wagner. Social Media Man Dan recently sat down with her to discuss the ins and outs of life as an elite athlete, both on and off the ice.

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The Ultimate Gift Guide for Bodybuilders

This guide is not so much for casual fitness enthusiasts as it is for the dedicated bodybuilders who eat, live, eat, sleep, eat, and breathe the swole life. During the holiday season and beyond, here’s what they’re looking for.

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The Ultimate Holiday Party Checklist

Whether you’re already an established stop on your neighborhood’s holiday party circuit or taking the plunge for the first time, ensure a fun, festive and stress-free experience for all by checking off these items on my ultimate holiday party checklist.

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10 Questions with Daniel Zukich

Social Media Man Dan interviews Team Myology athlete Daniel Zukich. Introduce yourself! My name is Daniel Zukich and I’m a 25 year old certified personal trainer and part time model. I was born in the small town of Tuzla, Bosnia, and I moved with my family to another small town called Owego in Upstate New […]

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A Beginner’s Guide to Gym Culture and Etiquette

You don’t need 20-inch biceps, a 200-pound bench press, or designer fitness apparel to look and feel at home in the gym. You just need to understand the unique and specific set of rules that govern gym culture. Don’t worry; it’s mostly common sense.

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10 Questions with Gennaro Ferra

My name is Gennaro Ferra. I’m a former NABBA Mr. Australia, world natural professional bodybuilder and more recently placed 3rd in the NPC Atlantic States Championships here in NYC. I’m a fitness and nutrition coach here in NYC and also have a degree in Physical Education. I was born in Naples, Italy but grew up in Melbourne, Australia.

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Is Your Fitness Routine Sustainable? Answer These 5 Questions

While one can argue that anything that gets you off the couch and into the gym is a good thing, a trend by definition is bound to be more stylish than sustainable. How does your fitness routine stack up? Are you in it for the long haul, or are you doomed to a lifetime of fitness-themed New Year’s resolutions? Ask yourself these 5 questions to find out.

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How to Find the Right Personal Trainer (and Get Your Money’s Worth!)

The right personal trainer isn’t necessarily the one that came for free with your new gym membership. It might not be the friend-of-a-friend who just received his certification and is willing to cut you a great deal, and it’s probably not the one your BFF spends more time flirting with than actually exercising. Or is it?

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