elitefts has "given me my life that I have now." As a coach and columnist, Tony Montgomery will continue to live, learn, and pass on the passion that got him doing what he does now to others. Welcome to the team, Tony.
If you're new to strength sports, don't be afraid to go into a gym and try to figure shit out. You don't need to hire a coach immediately — in fact, Dave Tate and Hypertrophy Coach Joe Bennett recommend going into the gym with a friend and have some fun.