Appearance on the Barenaked Health Podcast

I don’t know if it’s something in the water or my dashing good looks, but I’ve had an avalanche of invites lately to appear on several podcasts.   It’s a great feeling. For starters, I get a nice stroke to my ego. I mean, who doesn’t like talking about themselves for 30-60 minutes? Second, and… Read more

On Running a Fitness Business

Yesterday a friend of mine and amazing coach, Mike Perry of Skill of Strength, posted a list or treatise, if you will, on his Facebook page of things to consider when running a fitness business. It was great. I wanted to share them here with my own thoughts and additions. On Running a Fitness Business…… Read more

Breaking Down the Turkish Get-Up

For some people seeing the words “Turkish Get-Up” in the title of an article elicits a gag reflex or makes them want to jump into a live volcano. Even I’ll be the first to admit it’s not the most exciting exercise to talk about. However, that doesn’t mean it’s altogether invalid or that it doesn’t… Read more

9 Ways to Progress the Landmine Press

At the expense of coming across as the cantankerous, meanie-head strength coach for saying it, I’m going to go a head and say it anyways: Exercise, for most people, most of the time, should be mind-numbingly monotonous. Boring. It should be boring.   I get it: boring isn’t sexy. And it sure as shit doesn’t… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 8/11/17

As you’re reading this I’m likely 35,000 feet in the air making my way back from Florida to Boston. What’s also likely is Lisa and I trying not to destroy the back of our pants juggling a 6-month old lap to lap in an effort to keep him at bay and not terrorize the rest… Read more

Blood Flow Restriction Training: Real Deal or Are We Wrapped Up in the Latest Trend?

I’m still in Florida enjoying my vacation (and eating copious amounts of carrot cake). Actually, after reading this article myself and looking at all the jackedness, I’m kinda grossed out by how much carrot cake I’ve been ingesting. Nevertheless, if you’ve ever been curious as to whether or not there’s any validity to blood flow… Read more

The 411 On Plantar Fasciitis and How to Make It Vanish

I’m currently with my family taking a little vacation down in Florida. I’ll be checking in at some point this week with some content, but on the meantime I’ve got some awesome people pinch-writing for me this week. Today’s post is written by physical therapist Dr. Michael Infantino on a topic that’s a pain in… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 8/3/17

Hey, hey, hey it’s Friday. I’m excited because Lisa and I are hosting our Strong Body-Strong Mind workshop here in Boston tomorrow and we’re expecting 30 fitness pros to attend and get their nerd on discussing things like the Transtheorhetical Model of Change, intrinsic vs. extrinsic motivation, how to build competency & autonomy, and, you… Read more