Stuff To Read While You’re Pretending To Work: 2/2/18

It’s Friday. You know how I do. But First…(Speaking Engagements, Stuff I’ve Written, & Other Tidbits Curated To Showcase How Important I Am) 1) Happy Birthday Julian I was terrified a year ago today. I remember standing in a coffeeshop across the street from the hospital getting a little teary eyed thinking to myself “holy… Read more

3 Questions To Ask Yourself Before You Open A Gym

A few weeks ago I asked for a little insight on what you, my loyal readers, would like to see me write more about. Oddly, “How adorable your cat is” didn’t make the cut. What was a popular answer, almost resoundingly so, was for me to go into a little more detail on the business… Read more

Bicep Tendonitis? When In Doubt Check These 5 Muscles Out

Today’s guest post by Dr. Michael Infantino of RehabRenegade.com covers an often glossed over culprit of shoulder pain….the bicep tendon. It can be an annoying area to treat/work around and when not addressed can derail anyone’s training for a long time. However, an injury with the bicep tendon isn’t always as tumultuous as it may… Read more

Stuff To Read While You’re Pretending To Work: 1/26/18

Lets jump right into it this week. But First….. 1) Mark Fisher Fitness Presents: Motivate & Movement LAB I’ve had the honor of presenting at two previous iterations of the Motivate & Movement LAB (the brainchild of MFF’s Harold Gibbons) and it’s unequivocally one of the most unique events in the fitness industry. Think: TED Talk, but with… Read more

A Thoughtful and Reflective Discussion On Postpartum Training

My son, Julian, was born January 31, 2017. Four days later my wife, Lisa, walked into a gym. The workout was nothing crazy. There were no burpees, no deadlifts, no squats; hell I don’t even think there was a barbell involved. If anything the experience served as more of an rendezvous back to normalcy for… Read more

My Top Shoulder Training Tips Part II

If you missed Part I of Dr. Licameli’s guest post, you can check it out HERE. Now, you could read today’s post and get the gist of what was said yesterday, but you run the risk of missing out on some nitty-gritty details. Kinda like watching Blade Runner 2049. You could watch it without watching… Read more

My Top Shoulder Training Tips Part I

The shoulders (delts) are an area that many trainees wish were bigger. They’re also an area that’s often injured. In today’s guest post by Dr. Nicholas Licameli he discusses and breaks down some of his top training tips for shoulder health and hypertrophy. Enjoy.   In order to build a quality and symmetrical physique, all… Read more

Stuff To Read While You’re Pretending To Work: 1/19/18

Man am I in a funk. This has never happened before, but I’m struggling to come up with content to write. I can’t say for sure, but it “may” have something to do with a soon-to-be one-year old that’s growing more and more mobile by the day.. In any case I apologize for my lack… Read more