Nick Tumminello is the owner of Performance University and a personal trainer who works with physique competitors, elite athletes, and exercise enthusiasts.


Nick Tumminello is known as the "Trainer of Trainers." He's the owner of Performance University, which provides practical education for fitness professionals worldwide. Nick has worked with a variety of clients from NFL athletes to professional MMA fighters, bodybuilders & figure models to exercise enthusiasts, and currently trains a select group of clients in Fort Lauderdale, FL. He is also a fitness expert for ReebokONE, has produced 15 DVDs, and is a regular contributor to several major fitness magazines. Check out Nick's products, seminar schedule, and blog at

Nick is the author of the book Strength Training for Fat Loss, and is also the co-author of the free, unbiased, and comprehensive Protein Report and Creatine Report.


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7 Creative Hacks To Improve Classic Exercises
Not feeling rows, push-ups, or curls where you should? Feeling burpees or sprints where you shouldn't? Here's your cheat sheet for taking classic movements to the next level!
Section: Training :: Oct 09, 2014

5 Ingredients For The Perfect Fat-Loss Circuit
Too often, metabolic circuits are little more than a mess of randomly paired movements. Here's the formula for a precise fat-loss workout that will test your limits while providing results!
Section: Training :: Jun 05, 2014

7 Gym Hacks You Need To Know
Think outside the box, and your reward will be a better, more efficient workout. Use these 'hacks' to your advantage to become the envy of the weight room!
Section: Training :: Feb 06, 2014

Smart Dumbbell Lifting: Iso-Dynamic Training
Isometric training can be difficult and tedious, but you can reap its benefits with this overload technique. Pick up two dumbbells and start moving one of them!
Section: Training :: Dec 18, 2013

Cheat-Centrics: A Better Way To Perform Cheat Reps
Going beyond failure doesn't have to put your spine at risk. Discover cheat-centric reps and add a valuable new muscle-building tool to your arsenal!
Section: Training :: Oct 01, 2013

Strong Vs Toned: The Truth About Gender-Specific Workouts
Should men and women train as differently as they do? There's a lot of confusion. Here's the truth.
Section: Training :: Aug 23, 2013

Size Vs. Strength: Are You Lifting Too Heavy?
Serious physique athletes know to use the right tool for the job of muscle growth. If you have to cheat just to get to the low end of 8-10 reps, stop and read this!
Section: Training :: Apr 18, 2013

4 Training Mistakes That Might Be Hindering Your Muscle Growth
If your goal is hypertrophy or a physique competition, why would you train like a powerlifter or pro athlete? Gear your training to your goals and find the size you've been seeking!
Section: Training :: Apr 01, 2013

No BS Nutrition: Fat Loss Q&A
What you eat is just as important as how much you lift or how fast you run. We've got answers to your pressing fat-loss nutrition questions.
Section: Nutrition :: Apr 06, 2012

Creatine Q&A: Top 17 Creatine Questions Answered
Despite extensive scientific evidence, people still have numerous questions about creatine. Coach Nick Tumminello, author of the Creatine Report, clears up the confusion.
Section: Supplements :: Apr 06, 2012

Pre And Post Meals: Bookend Your Workouts The Smart Way!
PRE and POST are the golden boys of effective supplementation and nutrition for muscle building AND fat loss!
Section: Supplements :: Sep 08, 2011

Code Of Arms: 9 Moves To Skyrocket Your Bi-And-Tri Growth
If your biceps and triceps are fine just the way they are, stick with your workout. For the rest of you, here is the launch sequence for skyrocketing your arm growth.
Section: Training :: May 12, 2011

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