Monthly Archives: February 2016

Exercises You Should Be Doing: Barbell Seal Row

It’s a national holiday here in the States – President’s Day – which means my wife has the day off from work. Whenever that happens we like to go get a workout in together since it’s rare we have the opportunity to do so. Note: for the record, this is not Lisa and I. (Photo… Read more

Stuff To Read While You’re Pretending To Work: 2/12/16

Gentle reminder fellas: I Love You, Even Though Sometimes I Think About Drop Kicking You In the Face. Here Are Some Flowers and Lets Go Eat An Expensive Steak Dinner Day Valentine’s Day is this weekend. It’ll be mine and Lisa’s first V-Day as a married couple. Since this year the actual day falls on Sunday,… Read more

The Single Biggest Mistake Most People Make With Their Training Programs

Full Disclosure: Today is a repurposed post written last year and coincides with Eric Cressey placing his resource, High Performance Handbook, on sale this week for $30 off the regular price. Sale notwithstanding, it’s still a good post. You should read it. The Single Biggest Mistake People Make With Their Training Programs I want to… Read more

Ready. Mindset. Lift: Mindfulness For Optimal Workouts

Today’s post comes courtesy of reader’s favorite, and my wife, Dr. Lisa Lewis. Both Lisa and Artemis Scantalides will be presenting their I Am Not Afraid To Lift (the Power of Mindset Edition) at Dauntless Fitness & Health in Severna Park, Maryland on April 2, 2016. For more information and to register go HERE. Ready…. Read more

Exercises You Should Be Doing: Stationary Bear Crawl

Hope everyone enjoyed the game last night. Congrats to Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos on the win. But screw the game. Did everyone see that new Jason Bourne teaser trailer?????   It took all the will power I could muster not to start dry humping the television screen. I knew a Bourne movie has been… Read more

Stuff To Read While You’re Pretending To Work: 2/5/16

Going to keep this quick today because I am the master of procrastination and have a boatload of catching up to do on programs, writing, probably watching Netflix (who am I kidding?). But as my good friend, Ben Bruno, always states: “If you wait till the last minute, it only takes a minute.” I swear,… Read more

Strive For Progress Not Perfection: Squat Edition

My dream as a kid was to be He-Man play professional baseball. Growing up in Middle-of-Nowhere, NY made this dream a bit more of challenge because 1) I often had to resort to doing things alone and 2) I didn’t have a ton of access to watching baseball. My parent’s house was outside of town lines,… Read more

Top 3 Female Push-Up Mistakes

Having a novice female perform a push-up for the first time is like watching someone drive a stick shift for the first time. It looks super simple however, in order to succeed at it you must have both quality, technique and practice. The push-up is a fantastic exercise with a list of numerous benefits from… Read more