One Year Postpartum: Are There Any Special Training Considerations?

The short answer is a resounding yes. A lot of articles and information directed towards postpartum women cover the initial weeks and months after giving birth. That’s awesome. But what about one year after? Five years? As Dr. Sarah Duvall, creator of Postpartum Corrective Exercise Specialist, mentions below in today’s guest post: once postpartum, always… Read more

Exercises You Should Be Doing: Anchored KB Row

I’ll be the first to admit my brain is a little lackluster. It doesn’t work in the same fashion as other coaches like, say, Ben Bruno, BJ Gaddour, or Meghan Callaway. I’m often dumbfounded by all the practical (and inventive) ways they’re able to put their own spin on certain exercises and/or methodologies. I’ll watch… Read more

Stuff To Read While You’re Pretending To Work: 1/12/18

Baby’s asleep. I’ve got anywhere from 60-90 minutes of freedom. Here’s this week’s list of stuff to read……… 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… Read more

What’s Better For Weight Loss: Cardio or Lifting Weights?

I’m a member of a local neighborhood bank here in Boston. I joined a year ago when I finally grew tired of all the shady hidden fees my previous bank was hammering me with – maintenance fees, minimal balance fees, checking fees, etc. It’s been a lovely experience and I appreciate the more personalized approach… Read more

What Your Doctor Never Told You About Arthritis

Today’s guest post comes courtesy of physical therapist Dr. Michael Infantino, and covers a topic every human in the history of ever has had to deal with. It’s good. You should read it. Enjoy. What Your Doctor Never Told You About Arthritis Physician: “Welcome. Thanks for coming in for your appointment this morning. It says… Read more

How The Matrix Can Make You a Better Coach

It’s no secret I love movies. I always joke that if I weren’t a strength coach I’d try to finagle a way to watch movies for a living. I don’t know know how I’d make a living doing that, all I know is that it’s pretty much my life’s dream (outside of owning my own… Read more

Stuff To Read While You’re Pretending To Work: 1/5/18

Why hello everybody. I took a brief blogcation this past week because I was down in Dallas, TX visiting family (and eating copious amounts of carrot cake). It was cold as balls down there – in the 20’s, what the hell? – only to return to Boston two days ago to be met with even… Read more

Best Articles of 2017: Guest Posts

The blogcation continues. Today I’m going to highlight some of the best guest posts from this past year. Guest posts played a crucial role on the site in 2017. Having a kid, while one of the most rewarding things in my life, was also one of the most time-suckiest things too. For obvious reasons I… Read more