3 Tips For Personal Trainer Personal Development

Today’s guest post comes courtesy of good friend and Jedi strength coach, Todd Bumgardner. Many don’t know this, but Todd was one of the people who encouraged me most when I was thinking about leaving Cressey Sports Performance and going off on my own. He’s a no-bullshitter and someone who tells it like it is…. Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 8/25/17

I have to go to a wedding this weekend. In Albany, NY. Can you sense my excitement? I can think of a thousand and one other things I’d rather do: watch paint dry, talk about my feelings, jump into a shark’s mouth, anything. I’ve still got some packing to do and other odds and ends… Read more

On Running a Fitness Business: Part 2

Last week I commandeered a Facebook post on fitness business shenanigans from friend, and fellow gym owner, Mike Perry. I took his original, bulleted-point list and added my own two cents to each one. You can check out points 1-10 HERE. Today I want to highlight points 11-20. On Running a Fitness Business: Part 2 11…. Read more

Exercises You Should Be Doing: Offset Shouldering Squat

I’m not someone who feels everyone needs to squat with a barbell on his or her’s back. I kinda lose a lot of respect for those coaches who have a knack for putting their ego and bravado a head of individual variances in anatomy, ability/skill level, injury history, not to mention goals. Call me old-fashioned… Read more

The Opportunity Costs of Healthy Living

Today’s guest post from regular contributor, Justin Kompf, discusses a phenomenon everyone deals with on a daily basis: opportunity costs. For example, the opportunity cost of me posting pictures of my cat in different outfits everyday is that I don’t get invited to public gatherings all too often. In the health & fitness realm we… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 8/18/17

It’s been quite the week, huh? While I’d like to sit here and espouse a plethora of nuanced commentary on the unfortunate, and, quite frankly, sickening events of this past week here in the U.S., I feel all I can really add to the conversation is this admittedly un-nuanced soundbite: “Fucking Nazis suck. That’s all I… Read more

Appearance on the Barenaked Health Podcast

I don’t know if it’s something in the water or my dashing good looks, but I’ve had an avalanche of invites lately to appear on several podcasts.   It’s a great feeling. For starters, I get a nice stroke to my ego. I mean, who doesn’t like talking about themselves for 30-60 minutes? Second, and… Read more

On Running a Fitness Business

Yesterday a friend of mine and amazing coach, Mike Perry of Skill of Strength, posted a list or treatise, if you will, on his Facebook page of things to consider when running a fitness business. It was great. I wanted to share them here with my own thoughts and additions. On Running a Fitness Business…… Read more