Monthly Archives: January 2012

Upcoming Speaking Engagement

Earlier this month, much like everyone else in the free world, I made a few resolutions that, so far, I’ve been able to not suck at. Operation Hydration is still in full swing.  I’ve been crushing water like it’s my job, and it’s really made a difference in how I feel on a day-to-day basis…. Read more

The Deload Week and Why YOU Should Use It

Today’s guest post comes from Jeff Barnett, and it’s on the importance of deload weeks which is something I feel is relevant to EVERY person reading this post who trains on a consistent basis. For more info on Jeff, check out his sites HERE and HERE. Recently at my facility, I’ve been getting a lot… Read more

Coaching Etiquette: The Grey Area of the Commercial Gym Setting

I’m lucky that I live in a strength and conditioning bubble that allows me the ability (and luxury) to control pretty much everything around me.  With the exception of the music – which is a never ending battle of techno vs. rap vs. country vs. metal vs. Katy Perry my ears are bleeding – as… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 1/26/12

If there was ever a feature on which topics were currently “trending” on all of the hundreds of thousands (if not millions) of health and fitness blogs out on the interwebz, I’m sure Intermittent Fasting would be right up there on that list. The topic, it seems, is like catnip lately. I’m not even going… Read more