Monthly Archives: May 2011

What Christmas Morning Can Tell You About Program Design

I remember it like it was yesterday:  Actually, it was 1986, but the movie-like beginning makes the story sound cooler.   It was Christmas morning.  EARLY Christmas morning.  I’m talking 2 AM Christmas morning.   There I was, sitting in my room, counting down the minutes before… Read more

High Heels, Deadlifts, and Attitude – Oh My! Part II

In case you missed it yesterday, HERE is part I of the interview I did with strength athlete (and resident pink dumbbell poo-poo’er), Molly Galbraith.  If you’re too lazy to click on the link to play catch up, I can give you the… Read more

High Heels, Deadlifts, and Attitude – Oh My! Part I

I haven’t had a lot of female specific content up as of late, so I figured I’d change gears today (and tomorrow) and post an interview I did recently with personal trainer and competitive powerlifter, Molly Galbraith. Molly has bursted onto the scene with… Read more

How to Get Ripped Abz – Hollywood Style (<----Note the Sarcasm)

Note:  I tried to embed the video, but for some reason I suck at life this morning and couldn’t figure it out.  To that end, you’ll have to click on the link to see the video.  Sorry! It’s been a while since I’ve done… Read more

How to Get Ripped Abz – Hollywood Style (

Note:  I tried to embed the video, but for some reason I suck at life this morning and couldn’t figure it out.  To that end, you’ll have to click on the link to see the video.  Sorry! It’s been a while since I’ve done… Read more

Top Exercises for the Rotator Cuff

With spring coming to an end, things have been amping up at the facility the past few weeks with many of our college athletes (old and new) starting to make their way back for the summer.   Some are only here for a few weeks before… Read more

Miscellaneous Miscellany Monday: We’re Still Alive Edition

1.  Well, if you’re reading this right now, you survived the end of the world on Saturday.  High five!  I have to say, even if the world DID end on Saturday, I was going out with a bang.  Eric Cressey’s “surprise” b-day party (I say… Read more

Do This, Not That

Whether your goal is to lose a few extra pounds, increase your bench press, train for a marathon, or just look and feel better, the gym — and more specifically, the part that holds all the dumbbells, barbells and other cool, shiny… Read more