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Craig Ballantyne

Craig Ballantyne

Craig Ballantyne is the Editor of Early to Rise. He took over after Michael Masterson in 2011 and is doing a good job carrying on the legacy that is Early to Rise.

He’s also a Strength & Conditioning coach in Toronto, author of Turbulence Training, a contributing author to Men’s Health magazine, and a member of the Training Advisory Board for Maximum Fitness and Oxygen magazines. Craig’s fat loss, muscle-building website features his best-selling Turbulence Training for Fat Loss program and offers access to all of Craig’s Turbulence Training workouts and video clips (for men, women, mass-building, athletes, and bodyweight-only workouts).
Craig also has an advanced research background, completing a Master’s of Science Degree in Exercise Physiology from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Craig continues to study the latest training, supplementation, and nutrition research that will help improve client’s health and wellness as well as their physical and mental performance.



Marketing Tricks and Treats


Happy Halloween. I hope you’re having some kind of Holiday-related Sale today. You are, right? It’s be a spoooktacular failure if you weren’t! You should have though ahead to this because I’ve spoken about this Read More >>


Skinnylicious Cookbook Facts


Happy Halloween! Ol’ Bally the Dog is dressed up as Chewbacca again, and so I’ll slip on my “Darth Trainer” outfit and join him in frightening some young kiddos that stop by for treats tonight. Read More >>


21 Exercise Ideas (print this out and share)


Ugh, please do NOT do these 3 bodyweight exercises. I saw people wasting their time and hurting their joints with these moves on Monday morning at the local YMCA where I  lift weights twice a Read More >>


Two Fat Burning Recipes from Flavia Delmonte


I am a kitchen clutz. I have the burn scars to prove it. (I forget to use oven mitts, I splash hot oil all over my arms, and then I forget stuff is on the Read More >>


3 Ways To Get Over Your Fear of Selling


I was once like you. This feeling is all too natural for so many of us. I’m not sure why…I guess, in terms of evolution, we don’t like being rejected. If you were like Kevin Read More >>


My Diet & 5-Exercise Bodyweight Circuit Workout (print this out)‏


The Internet lit up on Friday when I told you I was going to eat some white foods for lunch. TT readers were left wondering, “Wait, how could Craig the Kitchen Clutz make ANYTHING?” Well Read More >>


2-Exercise “Sexy” Body Workouts


I got locked in my bedroom this morning (looooooong story!), and had to spend an hour there with basically nothing to do (because ol’ Bally the Dog was outside)…so I did a 2-exercise bodyweight challenge. Read More >>


10 Big Ideas


Every morning after writing for an hour, I do something called my Big Thinking exercise. That’s where I come up with 10 Big Ideas. This exercise was suggested to me from my friend, James Altucher. Read More >>


How to cure your broken metabolism


Dang dog! I hate it when he does this. But he tricked us into giving him two lunches on Saturday. Here’s what happened… I was doing a late morning workout in the garage and it Read More >>


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