Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 7/20/18

No funny business or LOLs today. Lets get right to business. BUT FIRST…CHECK THIS STUFF OUT  1. Strong Body-Strong Mind – Boston, MA Dr. Lisa Lewis and I have designed a 1-day workshop for health/fitness professionals that touches on a topic rarely discussed: the SOFT SKILLS of coaching. How to improve exercise consistency. How to increase motivation… Read more

Which Is More Fictional: Unicorns or Tight Hamstrings?

Two weekends ago I was in London teaching a workshop with my friend Luke Worthington. We had a group of 35 trainers from across the UK (and Europe) eager to learn more about assessment, program design, coaching up common strength movements, and how I rank the Bourne movies. One of the main umbrella themes we… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 7/13/18

We made it back to Boston this past Wednesday night from our two-week European trip, and I’m juuuust getting over the jet-lag hangover. Germany (Bonn, Cologne) —-> Netherlands (Eindhoven, Utrecht, Amsterdam) —-> London. It was a lovely trip and I’m always sad to leave Europe, but we were ready to come back if for nothing… Read more

Make the Back Squat Feel and Look Better

I’m currently in the throes of jet-lag sucktitude. I’ll be back on my writing content horse next week, but I’ve got a treat for you today. regular contributor, Dr. Nicholas Licameli, is subbing in for me today and he went to TOWN in today’s guest post. This is one of the most thorough articles… Read more

You Are Never Too Good To Work in a Commercial Gym

I’m still in London at the moment. I’ve been having a blast taking in the sights and hanging out with my wife and little man. I’ve done zero writing. Fret not. I coaxed another friend of mine – with a handmade coupon for a redeemable tickle fight – to write a guest post for the… Read more

How to Approach Pre and Post Workout Nutrition

I’m over in Europe being all bourgeois and stuff at the moment. Thankfully I had a few people reach out asking if they could write some content for me while was away chasing foxes in England with the Queen. Today I’ve got a good one from Toronto based nutritionist, Marc Capistrano, discussing a few intricacies… Read more

Confessions of a Middle-Aged Personal Trainer

I’m currently in Europe.[/footnote]Nah, nah, nah, nah, nahhhhhhhh. I had a speaking engagement Bonn (Germany) this past weekend, and I’m doing a 2-day workshop in London this coming weekend. Before that, though, Amsterdam is on the docket starting tomorrow. Figured it would be a good idea to queue up this guest post from personal trainer… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 6/30/18

What the what? A Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work? On a Saturday? I know what you’re thinking: “This is the best Saturday……….EVER!” Or, that’s probably not what you’re thinking. Either way, pretty cool right? BUT FIRST…CHECK THIS STUFF OUT  1. Strong Body-Strong Mind – Boston, MA We had such a great response when Lisa and… Read more