Monthly Archives: December 2012

2012: The Mayans Were Wrong and the “Best Of” In Blog Posts

2012 is about thiiiis close to coming to a close, and since we’re all still here (HA!….take that Mayans!) I thought I’d use the last day and highlight the ten most popular posts of the past year based off of the total number of visits/hits each received. It was the best year yet for,… Read more

Does Everyone Need to Squat (Deep)

In a word: No! In my latest T-Nation article I tackle the often controversial topic of squatting.  Why it’s controversial I really have no idea.  Squatting is a basic human movement pattern that I feel provides a gulf of benefits – everything from improved performance on the playing field to helping to offset many of… Read more

The “Why” and Why It’s Still Important to Get People Strong

Today I wanted to share a recent email exchange I had with a friend of mine, Mike Anderson, who’s a local personal trainer and strength coach here in Boston. Some of you might recognize Mike from the handful of guest posts he’e written on this site – namely HERE, HERE, and HERE. I’d highly encourage you… Read more

My Goals for 2013

I don’t know about you, but yesterday FLEW by.  I hope everyone reading had an amazing and well-rested Holiday full of family, friends, and fudge. Lisa and I kept it fairly low-key, which is exactly how we wanted it. We made reservations at Fogo de Chao Christmas Eve night, which was amazing.  But really:  how… Read more