Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 10/6/17

It’s Lisa’s last day of work – wooooooooo hooooooooo. So proud of her and excited to watch her grow her private practice and consulting business. We’re too busy celebrating so I’ll just get right to business.   CHECK THIS STUFF OUT FIRST 1) Complete Shoulder & Hip Blueprint – Boston The Complete Shoulder & Hip… Read more

Exercises You Should Be Doing: Standing Band Hip Thrust

They way I see it when your 8-month old is up most of the night coughing and battling his first cold, and you’re not really that inspired to write something “meaty,” there’s only one direction to take things: The glutification of glutes.   Standing Band Hip Thrust   Who Did I Steal It From: Who… Read more

Feelings vs. Facts: In Fitness It’s Important to Know the Difference

Feelings get in the way. Feelings make things weird. Especially when they hinder or cast a shadow over fact(s), making them less relevant or murky.   I’ll just come right out and say it: Feelings are a motherfucker. NOTE: “motherfucker” in this sense can be used interchangeably here: good or bad. “Did you just see… Read more

4 Things I Learned Shadowing Tony Gentilcore

One of the biggest honors for me is when other fitness professionals take time out of their schedule to come shadow me or observe what I do at CORE. Truthfully I don’t feel what I do on a day-to-day basis is altogether revolutionary or going to win me any Nobel prizes in coaching badassery. I… Read more

Stuff To Read While You’re Pretending To Work: 9/29/17

It’s been a hectic past few weeks of travel and speaking. Two weeks ago I was in Chicago, last weekend Lisa and I were in Toronto presenting our Strong Body-Strong Mind workshop, and this weekend I’m heading to Saratoga Springs, NY to present my Coaching Competency workshop. Annnnnd, the next few weekends after that I’m… Read more

The Deload Week: Yes, No, Maybe So?

Outside of several other health/fitness arguments – steady state cardio vs. HIIT, low bar vs. high bar squats, weight belt vs. not wearing weight belt, Paleo vs. eating like a normal human being with a life, blue yoga pants vs. black – there aren’t many topics which rev people up or bunch panties more so… Read more

Complete Shoulder and Hip Blueprint: Boston

It’s been a glorious ride. For the past three years Dean Somerset and I have had the opportunity to practice karate travel together all over North America (and Europe) presenting our Complete Shoulder & Hip Blueprint to the masses. Here we are at Movement Minneapolis All told we’ve had over 500 people – ranging from… Read more

0 to 50 Clients: Four Lessons I Learned

Today’s guest post comes courtesy of Syracuse, NY based coach and personal trainer, Ricky Kompf. He covers a topic I believe every up and coming fitness professional can commiserate with, but more importantly learn from: How to get more clients. Enjoy.   0 to 50 Clients: Four Lessons I Learned Even though I have been… Read more