Monthly Archives: February 2011

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: The Hero Handbook

The Hero Handbook – Nate Green What can I say, that guy has his shit together.  Nate has traveled around the world, started his own successul small business, eliminated all debt, has been featured in the likes of Men’s Health, Men’s Fitness… Read more

Exercises You Should Be Doing: Kettlebell Suitcase Carry with Rope

Alright I’m not gonna beat around the bush today, I feel like poo…..again.  My first clue was when my alarm woke me up this morning.  I always wake up before my alarm –  it’s like some hidden Jedi talent of mine.   If, on the off… Read more

Miscelleaneous Miscellany Monday: “Oh Boy”

So Happy Take Your Girlfriend Out to Dinner Day!  Seemingly, I had everything planned out to a “t” over the weekend – making reservations at a trendy Italian restaurant in the romantic North End district for Sunday night.  The way I saw it, having to… Read more

Cressey Performance Promotional Video (a Sneak Peek)

A few weeks ago we had a video crew spend the day at Cressey Performance for a promotional video we’re making to highlight our elite baseball development program.  Below is just a quick sneak peek (a little over a minute), and sheds some light on… Read more

A Little Consistency Never Hurt Anyone

The other day I was watching one of our athletes squat, and noticed he was having a little trouble.  Okay, maybe a lot of trouble. Alright, truth be told, I felt like pouring battery acid into my eyes, it was that bad – but, whatever Read more

You Can Always Train Around an Injury

Last week, during our staff in-service training, I took it upon myself to discuss programming with our batch of new interns.  Specifically, my goal was to give them a hypothetical situation and see whether or not they could come up with an effective training strategy Read more

Sometimes You Just Gotta Let Someone Else Do the Thinking For You

I write a lot of programs.  It goes without saying that I write programs for many of the athletes and clients at Cressey Performance; I also write programs for various distance coaching clients I have around the world; I write my girlfriend’s programs; and I… Read more

Miscellaneous Miscellany Monday: 2/7/2011

1.  Well, congratulations to the Green Bay Packers for a crushing win last night.  And an EPIC fail goes out to me for falling asleep in the fourth quarter – I think I fell into food coma by the middle of the first half. Read more