Monthly Archives: November 2017

Stuff To Read While You’re Pretending To Work: 11/10/17

I’ve got a busy and exciting weekend coming up. First off I’m gonna head to the gym shortly after pressing “publish” on this post, go deadlift my face off, and follow-suit with my weekly visit to my favorite pizza place here in Boston – Upper Crust. Later on I’ll head to the airport to pick… Read more

The Unspoken Tenets of Strength Training

Full Disclosure: The title of today’s post implies I’m going to be discussing strength training. Jokes on you….I’m actually going to share my top 10 Instagram pics of my cat. KIDDING…the topic du jour is strength training. I’m just not going too deep down the rabbit hole. For that and if you really want to get into… Read more

Seeking a Strong MOFo

We need your help.   Strong MOFo (That’s You)…Apply Here Strong Man Over Forty Who’s “we? For the past year myself and Bryan Krahn (you know, the meathead writer guy with the bulldogs and the second best hair in the fitness industry have been meshing together ideas to curate what we believe to be the… Read more

Plan On Lifting or Squatting Something Heavy? Check Your Neck

Today’s guest post comes courtesy of frequent contributor, Dr. Nicholas Licameli. He covers a topic that’s sometimes controversial: Neck position when lifting heavy things. Some people play close attention to it (as they should), while others play it off as “no big deal” and point towards really strong people who seemingly have never had any issues… Read more

Stuff To Read While You’re Pretending To Work: 11/3/17

The baby fell asleep at his normal time last night and Lisa wasn’t going to be home for two hours. What to do? What to do? Stranger Things season 2 ya’ll. I watched two episodes and am trying really hard not to put my laptop down and watch two more at this moment. Must……keep…….typing. Lets… Read more

The Peculiar State of Fitness Assessments

Assessment. For all intents and purposes most people don’t like the feeling of being judge – especially by complete strangers. However, when it comes to working with a coach or personal trainer for the first time, an “assessment” is pretty much standard procedure; a means to an end with regards to collecting data to better… Read more