4 Things to Consider When Training Youth Athletes

Youth training is a can of worms and hotly debated topic to say the least – right up there with GMOs, gun reform, and who’s the better wizard: Dumbledore or Gandalf? I’ve been training youth athletes for the better portion of my career, working with kids ranging from 9-16 from every sport imaginable, and their… Read more

Stuff To Read While You’re Pretending To Work: 5/11/18

I don’t need to make any introduction. Lets get to this week’s stuff. BUT FIRST…CHECK THIS STUFF OUT 1. Even More Complete Shoulder & Hip Blueprint – Dates/Locations Announced Dean Somerset and I are currently in the throes of drumming up new content for our staple workshop series. We’ve presented this workshop all over the world –… Read more

Earn Your Curls

I have a few silly rules at CORE: Always greet my clients with a smile and their first name when they walk through the door. When someone is attempting a deadlift PR (or if they’re deadlifting in general), they get to pick the music. Everyone has to wear pants on Wednesdays. Clients have to “earn”… Read more

How the Endurance Athlete Can Appease a Shoulder That Hates Them

I’m still playing a little catch-up on my end from a weekend of Fitness Summit shenanigans in Kansas City. I promise I’ll have some content ready to share tomorrow into the rest of the week (you miss me, right?), but in the meantime I’ve got an excellent guest post from Israeli Strength and Conditioning coach… Read more

Stuff To Read While You’re Pretending To Work: 5/4/18

I’m in Kansas City for The Fitness Summit at the moment and basking in the company of friends and colleagues. Dean Somerset and I were invited in a day early to put on a special Pre-Conference where we spent four hours covering new material we plan to use for our upcoming (Even More) Complete Shoulder… Read more

Reaching: The Underrated Key to Shoulder Health

I’m heading out to Kansas City today for The Fitness Summit. My boy, Shane McLean, was kind enough to send along this stellar article extolling the merits of “reaching” and how it can help make your shoulders not hate you. Enjoy! Reaching: The Underrated Key to Key to Shoulder Health When you’ve lifted weights for… Read more

MASS Appeal: How Fitness Professionals Separate Themselves

24 years ago one of my all-time favorite hip-hop songs, Mass Appeal, was released by one of my all-time favorite hip-hop groups, Gang Starr. Annnnnd, in one of the oddest segues I’ve ever attempted, one-year ago one of my favorite research reviews, MASS (Monthly Application in Strength Sport), curated by the likes of Greg Nuckols,… Read more

Stuff To Read While You’re Pretending To Work: 4/27/18

Gotta go see Infinity War. Brb. BUT FIRST…CHECK THIS STUFF OUT 1. Even More Complete Shoulder & Hip Blueprint – Dates/Locations Announced Dean Somerset and I are currently in the throes of drumming up new content for our staple workshop series. We’ve presented this workshop all over the world – London, Vancouver, Oslo, Prague, Boston, LA, Hoth… Read more