Jason Butler


Jason, or "Jtrain" as some call him, is an epidemiologist from Northern Virginia. He enjoys bodybuilding and exercise and loves listening to niche musical genres (especially Scandinavian metal). He believes in giving everything your all, the power of one, and being a positive influence. Visit his blog at www.jtrainfitness.blogspot.com Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/nataku1224/videos

5 Lessons In Life I Learned From Dedicating Myself To Bodybuilding

By Jason Butler
Five years ago, as a New Year’s resolution, I decided to start lifting weights and attempting to make bodybuilding a hobby of mine. It was a time in my life when I wasn’t sure of my identity, or what it was that made me unique. I had looked up to…

3 Excuses Every Girl Will Use When She's Just Not That Into You

By Jason Butler
Oftentimes, the dating game can be a cruel and unforgiving beast. It is a trial by fire through which all of us have, at some point, reluctantly trudged on the way to (hopefully) a life full of happiness beside the person with whom we’re meant to…

How Changing Your Perspective Can Change The Way You Deal With Heartache

By Jason Butler
When you really like someone, you are willing to put up with and accept a lot more than you would when if you weren't emotionally involved. You try not to get aggravated when he or she makes plans with you, cancels them and ignores you for months,…

The Hook-Up Culture Isn't New — It Is The 'Old-Fashioned' Culture

By Jason Butler
We tend to do a good job at romanticizing the past. We think about the “good old days” when things were simpler, people had more mature mindsets and men and women both exemplified class and chivalry when it came to dating. We use the term…

5 Reasons Bodybuilders Make For The Most Dedicated And Devoted Boyfriends

By Jason Butler
Imagine yourself entering the gym and deciding to lift some weights. As you take in your surroundings, breathing in that distinct scent of the weight room amongst the constant banging and clinking of weights, you start to take note of the diversity…

Why We Only Have So Much Say When It Comes To Choosing Our Friendships

By Jason Butler
The greatest piece of advice my best friend ever gave me was this: "You can't choose who your friends are, only who your friends aren't" It's a phrase that he uttered to me during one of our many late-night hang out sessions in front of his house,…