Matt Koch Blogs

Check Out Rage Against The Machine's First Live Performance!

Hey Rockaholics! I've been having so much fun blogging that I figured I'd branch out into one not about fitness just for the f*** of it. Well, maybe not just for the f*** of it… A couple weeks ago I went to the High Dive to see Ten Miles Wide , Dirty Dirty , and Bad Magnet . Unfortunately because I... Read More
Dead Bug

Crunches are stupid, here's a better exercise to try!

What’s up and welcome back to Down with the Fitness! This blog is my personal quest to help as many Rockaholics as possible take control of their life by taking control of their fitness. ( I’m in the process of streamlining and organizing it so people who are reading for the first time can get... Read More

Matt Koch interviews Ben From Royal Blood!

I had the honor and pleasure of sitting down with the drummer of one of Jimmy Page’s favorite bands- Ben Thatcher from Royal Blood, a few weeks ago when they were in town to blow the roof off The Showbox: It was an incredible show and if you missed it, you’re in luck because they’re playing the... Read More

Glute Bridges

What’s up and welcome back to Down with the Fitness! I hope you’ve been working on your squats , planks , and push-ups since my last post (which wasn’t even about exercise cuz I had to give the new Van Eps album a full blog post ). If you've been practicing daily, great... You've probably come a... Read More

Down With The Fitness: Van Eps Takeover!

This week instead of writing a blog about exercise, I’m going to leave you to keep practicing your squats , planks , and push ups on your own so I can tell you how awesome the new Van Eps album is! There are 3 reasons for this: 1. Those 3 exercises can get you RIPPED on their own if you make them... Read More

Down With The Fitness: The Push Up

Welcome back to Down With the Fitness! I’m here to introduce a daily bodyweight exercise routine into as many Rockaholics’ lives as possible. Most people are aware of the myriad benefits of exercise; they just don’t know where to begin. I think it’s really cool to be able to reach you through this... Read More

Down With The Fitness: The Plank

Welcome back to Down with the Fitness! I’ve gotten a lot of awesome feedback on last week's breakdown/simplification of the squat . It’s incredible the amount of Rockaholics who want to take control of their fitness and reap the benefits, but are understandably intimidated by the gym atmosphere... Read More

Down With The Fitness: The Squat

Welcome back to Down with the Fitness! In the first edition I just kind of rambled and mentioned how much fun working out to Pantera and Black Label Society is. I didn’t have any real plan of attack at the time, I just knew I wanted to start passing on some of the knowledge I’ve gained as a... Read More

Welcome to Down With The Fitness!

Greetings Rockaholics! Welcome to my new blog, Down with the Fitness, dedicated to those of you interested in taking control of your health and fitness! If there’s one thing I love as much as rock n roll debauchery, it’s hitting the gym with some Pantera blasting through the ear buds to get me... Read More