Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 5/26/17

My cat is adorbs. But lets get to this week’s stuff.   Check This Stuff Out First 1. Updated Speaking Gigs – Bath, UK and Boston, MA I’ll be in London in two weeks for the Complete Shoulder & Hip Blueprint with Dean Somerset. Unfortunately it’s a “closed” event for Third Space employees only. However,… Read more

The Trap Bar Deadlift is Not Cheating

The trap bar deadlift is not cheating. Get over yourself if you think otherwise.   This train of thought is something I’ve experienced throughout my career on several occasions, first, when I was still at Cressey Sports Performance. Other coaches would stop by for the day to observe or shadow and inevitably one of them… Read more

Want Some Free Meat? You Have To Check This Out

There aren’t many things more delectable than a big, juicy steak. What’s more, despite what some poorly designed studies demonstrate and what a handful of agenda-centric, fearmongering books will tell you, beef (and red-meat in general) is incredibly healthy for you. It provide a plethora of healthy fats (<– this is affected by the kind… Read more

Compression Garments: A Thing or a Fad?

Walk into any weight-room (or mall for that matter) and you’re likely to see a few people wearing a pair of those tight looking thingamajiggies that make them looked jacked. Thingamajiggies aren’t their technical term by the way. They’re actually compression garments. They’ve grown in popularity in recent years and there’s a growing debate on… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 5/19/17

I like ice-cream. And lets get to this week’s stuff.   Check This Stuff Out First 1) Strong Body-Strong Mind – Toronto Last year Lisa and I had the privilege of presenting together in Austin, TX and London, UK, and we’re elated to be heading to Toronto next month to pick up where we left off…. Read more

A Lesson to Fitness Pros: You’re Always Being Watched

I felt like an asshole yesterday. And when I say “I felt like an asshole,” I don’t mean in the rhetorical “haha, I did something goofy and feel like an asshole” sense. I straight-up felt like a heaping pile of asshole. HINT: I was an asshole. To get right to the point: I let a… Read more

Stuff I Used to Say, When I Was An Idiot: Squat Edition

I remember the first time I saw Eminem perform. I was at my apartment in between classes watching a little TRL on MTV. It was spring break, 1999. I was in my living room. Many of my friends were somewhere else, not in my living room, galavanting around on some beach in Cancun soaking up… Read more

5 Things to Consider With Postpartum Training

My wife gave birth to our son on January 31st, which was a Tuesday. She was back in the gym that Friday. Although, admittedly, all she did was a few easy bodyweight exercises and listened to my advice on hammering drills like deadbugs, birddogs, and anything else that would help to build back her core… Read more