John Davies


John Davies is the founder of Renegade Training, a throwback to an era when victory was the only option. His unique approach has developed dominant athletic forces with an astonishing regularity.

John Davies preaches a hardcore warrior attitude to prepare his trainees for the battles that lay ahead on the fields of competition and life.

Clients range from the NFL and soccer elite to weekend warriors who all share a common, blood-thirsty need for victory. No-longer the best-kept secret, The Renegade is part of the team.

John Davies has authored eleven books on health, fitness and sports conditioning along with a daily blog at USPlabs. He is available on Facebook and Twitter to answer all your exercise and health questions.

His personal supplement stack starts daily with the "athlete's advantage:" Modern, Super Cissus, PowerFULL and Prime, along with additional use of Yok3d, Recreate, Anabolic Pump and Pink Magic depending upon his training cycle.


  • Chest Workout: No Bench Press? No Problem.

    Build a bigger, stronger, better chest with this complete workout from USPLabs designed to punish the pecs from every angle.

  • Sacred Squats: Build Holy Rollers With This Classic Leg Workout

    Want bigger wheels for your monster-truck body? Then you need to squat. Build better legs with this old-school quad-crusher from USPLabs.

  • Improve Your Game With Squats!

    If you could pick one exercise to improve your game, what would it be? Find out what Coach Davies thinks!

  • Intensity - Strengthening For Sports!

    As I was informed of the proposed name I was delighted - Intensity. Nothing better describes my philosophy of the development of an athlete...

  • Euro 2008 Football ('Soccer') Championship Preview!

    June 7-29, 2008 – The Euro Football (‘Soccer’) Championship boasts the top national teams in Europe. Get the author’s view on how each of the sixteen teams will do in an event that is only held once every four years!

  • Hamstring Development For Athletes!

    Hamstrings are typically worked improperly in most training environments as most gym settings utilize curling style motions in order to isolate them which neglect the insertion points of origin. Learn why and what exercises work for building your hamstrin

  • Xvest: More Than Just A Weighted Vest!

    With a firm understanding of the concepts of our training firmly in place and the realization that true all-around athletic development will come via adherence to the wheel of conditioning it is definitely time to get to some real-world work ...

  • What Is Renegade Training?

    I've sat down to write my inaugural column here a number of times. Looking at the keyboard, I walked away a dozen times - writing, damn this is all crap 'cause the story that needs to be told is no story at all - it's straight from the hip...

  • Balance Training & The Athlete!

    I am often asked of my own grueling training demands and how my athletes and have developed extreme physical abilities. The answer comes easily in the guarded wording of balance. Learn why ...

  • Gargantuan Guns: One Giant Set To Two Bigger Biceps

    Old-school technique meets cutting-edge supplementation in this wicked biceps blast from USPLabs.

  • Build Your Shoulders With This Classic Delt Workout - Shoulders Of Stone

    Shoulder strength has been an elite goal since man first hurled a stone. Build your shoulders with classic lifts and modern supplements in this shoulder session from USPlabs.

  • Gridiron Success With John Davies!

    Through this developing series we will first outline proper training methodology for this great game I love and have dedicated much of my career to, that being Football.

  • Gridiron Success With John Davies - Part Two!

    As we begin to unfurl our plan of attack for gridiron success it is important to take a step back and review the goals of our training, which will in turn help us decipher the route to meet these objectives.

  • Living The Code!

    This week we are going to be doing striking exercises that will help build your torso flexibility, speed and power in a diverse multitude of sports!

  • Goals Of A Renegade...

    From the early days of my coaching, I would analyze individuals and teams on how it would influence game ability. Many peers were busy chasing weight room numbers that would not necessarily amount to victory. Find out what the goals of a renegade are!

  • Joga Bonito Renegade Style: The Ultimate Soccer Training Guide!

    The ultimate football (soccer) training guide, Renegade Style! This training regimen can easily be implemented by a skill-specific coach ... Improve your game today and hold your own with the world! Get it all right here!

  • Turn Back The Clock To The Ultimate Back Workout

    When it comes to building a serious back, modern machines aren't the answer. But this old-school workout from USPlabs is.

  • Tennis Training Guide: Excel On The Court Renegade Style (Part 1)!

    Through the course of this guide, we'll examine ideas behind proper tennis training, Renegade Style. This comprehensive training guide, with hard work, will improve your agility, speed, fitness and more! Read on.

  • Getting To Know The Renegade!

    In an effort to bring our readership cutting-edge information, we stumbled onto one of the most well-read athletic coaches in the last year but also one steeped in mystery.

  • Renegade Concepts Of Training!

    For the last few decades the exercise and health community has been in a peculiar state of flux. Oddly these same concepts flew straight against the growing trends in the health and fitness industry and it is clear that to truly understand the success...

  • The Dark Side!

    As I have noted previously, planning and focus is imperative for the long-term success of an athlete's development...