Monthly Archives: September 2017

Stuff To Read While You’re Pretending To Work: 9/29/17

It’s been a hectic past few weeks of travel and speaking. Two weeks ago I was in Chicago, last weekend Lisa and I were in Toronto presenting our Strong Body-Strong Mind workshop, and this weekend I’m heading to Saratoga Springs, NY to present my Coaching Competency workshop. Annnnnd, the next few weekends after that I’m… Read more

The Deload Week: Yes, No, Maybe So?

Outside of several other health/fitness arguments – steady state cardio vs. HIIT, low bar vs. high bar squats, weight belt vs. not wearing weight belt, Paleo vs. eating like a normal human being with a life, blue yoga pants vs. black – there aren’t many topics which rev people up or bunch panties more so… Read more

Complete Shoulder and Hip Blueprint: Boston

It’s been a glorious ride. For the past three years Dean Somerset and I have had the opportunity to practice karate travel together all over North America (and Europe) presenting our Complete Shoulder & Hip Blueprint to the masses. Here we are at Movement Minneapolis All told we’ve had over 500 people – ranging from… Read more

0 to 50 Clients: Four Lessons I Learned

Today’s guest post comes courtesy of Syracuse, NY based coach and personal trainer, Ricky Kompf. He covers a topic I believe every up and coming fitness professional can commiserate with, but more importantly learn from: How to get more clients. Enjoy.   0 to 50 Clients: Four Lessons I Learned Even though I have been… Read more

Stuff To Read While You’re Pretending To Work: 9/21/17

Lets jump right into the meat and potatoes today ladies and gentlemen. CHECK THIS STUFF OUT FIRST 1) Complete Shoulder & Hip Blueprint – Boston The Complete Shoulder & Hip Blueprint is finally coming to Boston. Not “fake” Boston, either, on the outskirts of the North or South shore, and we end up calling it a Boston… Read more

5 Ways I Include Single Leg Training In My Programs

Before I melt some faces with my witty banter and (somewhat) intellectual prowess on the subject matter below, I wanted to let everyone know Mike Robertson’s new resource, Complete Single Leg Training, is now available at $50 off the regular price. It’s legit. I mean, it’s Mike freakin Robertson we’re talking about here. If you’re… Read more

The Gym Is a Pain In My Neck: Two Movements To Cure Them All

When it comes to neck pain, as a strength coach, I (generally) don’t touch that with a ten-foot pole. It’s case dependent of course, but more often than not, if someone I’m working with walks in with a some significant discomfort in their neck I 1) start hyperventilating into a paper bag and 2) immediately… Read more

Stuff To Read While You’re Pretending To Work: 9/15/17

Sorry I was absent from writing some content this week. It’s a busy two-week window on my end with travel to Chicago this weekend (for the Elite Training & Performance Summit) and next weekend to Toronto to visit friends. I’ve got a few blog ideas percolating in my brain at the moment, so I should… Read more