Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 4/21/17

The baby’s asleep, the baby’s asleep! Okay, I have anywhere from 30-whateverthefuck minutes to get this written. Lets go.   Check This Stuff Out First 1) Strong Body-Strong Mind – Toronto Lisa and I are happy to announce we’re bringing back our Strong Body-Strong Mind workshop. Last year we had the privilege of presenting together in… Read more

My Wish For Female Fitness: Less Talk About Less

“Why should I be fit?” Ask a male that question and you’ll hear a bevy of terms and phrases ranging from “to get swole and jacked” to “to get swole and ripped.” Ask a female that question? Well, the bulk of them will have an entirely different orientation or framing of answers.   Most of… Read more

5 Biggest Learning Curves in My First Year as a Coach

We’ve all been there: Year #1 as a coach and all the “deer in headlights” shenanigans it entails. I look back at my first year as a coach and it’s hard not to cringe. I made a lot of mistakes and did a lot of stupid things. But I also look back with fondness.  For… Read more

Porcelain Post: Why I Don’t Charge People Money to Observe or Shadow Me For a Day

NOTE: the term “Porcelain Post” first came to fruition last year from an email exchange between Brian Patrick Murphy and Pete Dupuis. Without getting into the specifics, it describes a post that can be read in the same time it takes you to go #2.  Huh, I guess that was more specific than I thought. Either… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 4/14/17

Lets get right to the chase shall we?   Stuff to Check Out Before You Read Stuff 1.  The Cutest Pic Ever. EVER! After a hectic travel schedule the past two weeks it’s been a comedy of errors in trying to catch up on work, emails, programs, articles to write, sleep. I had every intention… Read more

Should You Invest In Your Own Website?

My website – the one you’re reading right now – is, in many ways, a family member to me. I know it seems a little weird, borderline crazy, to refer to a website as a family member…but hear me out. It gives me an immense sense of pride and accomplishment. It provides sustenance. And, much… Read more

Fitness Celebrity vs. Fitness Pro: Part 2 – Shots Have Been Fired

Today’s guest post comes courtesy of strength coach, Erica Suter. A few months ago she wrote an excellent article comparing fitness celebrities vs. fitness pros (linked below). Deservedly so, it made its rounds around the internet and reiterated a message I 100% agree with. It was so popular she decided to write a follow-up and… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 4/7/17

Lisa and I (and Julian) are traveling back to Upstate NY this weekend to visit family and to both present at the SUNY Cortland Health & Wellness Conference. As you’re reading this we’re en route (and likely on our 11th pit-stop, give or take, to change a diaper or feed our little Gremlin). Lets jump… Read more