Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 1/30/15

Before we dive into this week’s list of stuff to read I wanted to remind everyone about TWO workshops I’ll be doing down in Australia in March. The first one will be a 2-Day event held in Ballina, NSW on Saturday and Sunday, March 7-8th. Details can be found HERE. The second one will be… Read more

The (Other) Most Important Three Words in Strength and Conditioning

A few weeks I stole a blog idea from Dean Somerset and highlighted my list of 8 Non-Fitness Books Every Fitness Professional Should Read. This week I’m stealing an idea from Eric Cressey. It’s cool though. When we were both bachelors and lived together back in 2005-2007 he used to steal a teaspoon here and… Read more

Making Difficult Lifts Easier

The word “easier” is subjective in this context. I mean, can we really make a squat or deadlift easy? Photo Credit: Elitefts Maybe a better way to state things is to say “easier to perform so that someone doesn’t shit their spine.” As a strength coach it’s obviously important for me to help get people… Read more

The Most Neglected Function of the Core In Training for Sports

Note From TG: Today I have a treat for everyone: a guest post from world renowned strength and conditioning coach, writer, and educator, Nick Tumminello. Nick’s someone whom I have a lot of respect for, and someone who I feel is at the upper echelon of coaches who “get it.” He recently released an excellent… Read more