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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.



Your NOT to do List


Steve Jobs said, “I’m actually as proud of the things we haven’t done as the things I have done. Innovation is saying no to 1,000 things.” Jack Dorsey said, “I’m most proud of the things Read More >>


30 Minute Turbulence Training Workout


In my advanced muscle building and fat burning program called Turbulence Training, you get 30-minute follow along workout videos that use dumbbells and bodyweight exercises to help you rapidly change your body and get back Read More >>


Turbulence Training Success Stories


Turbulence Training now has 200,000 fans on Facebook, thank you! Here’s why so many men and women all over the world love Turbulence Training: You guys post so many inspirational quotes, etc.! Why wouldn’t you Read More >>


3 Step Simple Nutrition Plan


You’re getting two great free gifts today. First, a free workout video. If you haven’t tried this already, you absolutely must give this a try. Kick cardio to the curb and use this instead: Friday Read More >>


7 steps to sales


After reading Monday’s article about overcoming struggles in his life, my  friend responded with this BIG question: “Thank you Craig, you always seem to know what to say and how to say it. I have Read More >>


7 Skinny Foods (and funny dog photo)


I have great news and (potentially) bad news for you today. It really depends on what you eat and if you’ve been believing the so-called ‘health experts’ promises about a certain food. First, the great Read More >>


Only Read If You Are Struggling


A friend of mine in the fitness industry is struggling…he was ready to give up on his dream. I begged him not to. So he asked me what to do next. Here’s what I wrote Read More >>

15 Minute Bodyweight Booty Workout


She called me “The Bodyweight Master“. I guess that’s fair, considering we have 200,000 fans on my bodyweight workout Facebook page. It was my friend Andrea Benson that gave me that nickname on Friday night Read More >>


Internet Independence Success Story Builds Million Dollar Business


This is amazing. I met this guy on Wednesday. He was one of our attendees at the Las Vegas 1-Day Mastermind. His success story will blow you away. His name is Mike Linares and he Read More >>


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