After graduating from Northwestern, Andy played professional soccer Bull-Durham style for 7 years. He taught martial arts and earned a Third Degree Black Belt. He served on the Tactical Response Unit for the Phoenix Police Department for 6 years. He has written articles for Muscle and Fitness, done video series for Men's Fitness and GNC, and won the Gold Medal in the Toughest Competitor Alive event at the U.S. Police and Fire Championships. Andy has learned by trial and error, the hard way- by working out at least once every day for the past 22 years. He'll help however he can!