Answers To Your Most Pressing Fitness Business Questions

Last summer I had the honor of being invited to speak at the Elite Fitness & Performance Summit in Chicago. I don’t say this lightly: It was one of the best experiences as a speaker (and attendee) I’ve ever had in my 15+ years in the industry. The only way it could have been better is… Read more

8 Plank Variations That Don’t Suck

I know what you may be thinking. “Really, Tony. An article covering planks? What’s next: Something on best exercises for a jacked Tibialis Anterior? Or, no, wait….NASCAR?” I get it. Planks aren’t the sexiest or most exciting topic on Earth. And they certainly aren’t an exercise that get people jazzed up to go to the… Read more

My Take On the Keto Craze

I know I may regret doing this, but here it goes. Lets talk about “Keto.” Or, the Ketogenic Diet. It is E.V.E.R.Y.W.H.E.R.E of late and it seems you can’t have a ten minute conversation with anyone, or walk more than a city block, before it casually comes up. It goes something like this: “Hi.” “Hi.”… Read more

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. TG.com 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