What our clients say....

Todd Acton

I have added 60 lbs to my squat, 40 lbs to my deadlift, 45 lbs to my bench press, and 50 lbs to my press.  

Dr. Joseph M. Costello

After just a few conversations Andy devised a custom strength program that allowed me to reach my goals and fit into my busy lifestyle. Since beginnning the program I have made solid gains in strength and size. I have been very impressed with Andy’s knowledege and am sincerely thankful for his help.

John Petrizzo


I can honestly say that the decision to reach out to Andy has been the best decision I have ever made in regards to my training.  Since contacting Andy, I have gained around twenty pounds of body weight while making significant progress in all of my lifts.

Markus Wyss

Thanks for such a great strength program for this former Crossfitter.  I finally have a strength program that makes sense and is giving me the gains I want.  I have added 70 lbs to my squat in just 12 weeks.  You advice has been a tremendous help in my training.

David Kennedy

Andy is a coach who really knows his stuff and stands by his clients to help them in any way he can.  Give Andy a call if you are ready to take your strength and conditioning to another level.  I’m setting new PR’s every week – are you?

Patrick Stahl

I’m disappointed that I didn’t discover Andy earlier in my training career. Instead of wasting time and not making any progress, I have a program that is effective and efficient. Andy tailored a program that fits my schedule. His advice is helpful and practical and I recommend his programs to anyone looking to get stronger.

David Bradley

I can’t recommend working with Andy enough. When working with Andy, I always feel like I’m working with a caring expert professional. He’s more knowledgeable than anyone I’ve ever trained with.  This guy has the knowledge and touch to train elite athletes,  your grandmother, and everyone in between.  I’ve gotten everything I wanted and more.

Case Studies

Stronger & Leaner at age 45 (case study with video)

First off, big thank you to my client Mike Mclain for letting me share his results from his programming. Mike contacted me several months ago about designing a program for him that would accomplish 3 main things:  (1) get stronger for the Starting Strength Classic 2016 Spring Meet,  (2) get leaner / lose body fat  (3)Continue Reading

Client Q&A #2: Missed Workouts & Deloading for Old Guys

Over the course of the past several weeks I have had a couple of instances in which I thought the exchanges I have had with some of my clients might be instructive for all of us as it relates to our own training. A few weeks ago, a client of mine was being forced to miss aContinue Reading

Client Q&A #1: Bars, Belts, & Bodyweight

Last night, I was having an email exchange with one of my online coaching clients (Troy), and on top of a brief review of his numbers for the week, we also went over some general questions he had in regards to his training.   At the conclusion of our conversation, I asked if it wouldContinue Reading

Recap: My 42-pound Weight Loss & Competition Results

The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly This is an audio recap of why and how I dropped 42-lbs off my frame in 12 weeks and then competed in a Power lifting meet.   The mental and physical side of a hardcore diet and the effects it has on your strength training progress.  I layContinue Reading

Strategy: Rotating Rep Ranges

The following article was based off of a coaching call I did with one of my clients, John, just last night.  John is a strong late intermediate trainee who has built a 500+ Squat, 600+ Deadlift, and a 350 Bench Press.  In the past, John has made significant progress with very basic intermediate level programming. Continue Reading

Rack Pulls for Novices?

Any experienced strength coach can tell you that the fastest way to build a new trainee’s deadlift is to simply deadlift – alot.  If you are deadlifting with regularity then you don’t really need any special assistance work to make progress.  The deadlift itself covers all your bases.  At Kingwood Strength & Conditioning I haveContinue Reading

Client Case Study – John Petrizzo (Power Lifting), Part 2

Overview In part I of this case study we looked at the “offseason” program of power lifter and strength coach John Petrizzo.  In part II we will look at his meet prep program for the RPS Long Island Heat Wave in July 2013.  There are several important changes we made to his program for theContinue Reading

BSC Client John Petrizzo – Case Study, Part I

John Petrizzo Case Study, Part I In 2012 I was contacted by fellow Starting Strength Coach John Petrizzo for consultation regarding his training.  John is a very bright guy.  He is on the Starting Strength Coaches Association’s Science Committee and is Physical Therapist by trade.  John knows his stuff about training and is an excellentContinue Reading

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