Stuff To Read While You’re Pretending To Work: 9/21/17

Lets jump right into the meat and potatoes today ladies and gentlemen. CHECK THIS STUFF OUT FIRST 1) Complete Shoulder & Hip Blueprint – Boston The Complete Shoulder & Hip Blueprint is finally coming to Boston. Not “fake” Boston, either, on the outskirts of the North or South shore, and we end up calling it a Boston… Read more

5 Ways I Include Single Leg Training In My Programs

Before I melt some faces with my witty banter and (somewhat) intellectual prowess on the subject matter below, I wanted to let everyone know Mike Robertson’s new resource, Complete Single Leg Training, is now available at $50 off the regular price. It’s legit. I mean, it’s Mike freakin Robertson we’re talking about here. If you’re… Read more

The Gym Is a Pain In My Neck: Two Movements To Cure Them All

When it comes to neck pain, as a strength coach, I (generally) don’t touch that with a ten-foot pole. It’s case dependent of course, but more often than not, if someone I’m working with walks in with a some significant discomfort in their neck I 1) start hyperventilating into a paper bag and 2) immediately… Read more

Stuff To Read While You’re Pretending To Work: 9/15/17

Sorry I was absent from writing some content this week. It’s a busy two-week window on my end with travel to Chicago this weekend (for the Elite Training & Performance Summit) and next weekend to Toronto to visit friends. I’ve got a few blog ideas percolating in my brain at the moment, so I should… Read more

Peak Perform University

I remember one of my first trips into NYC was back in 2006. I tagged along with Eric (Cressey) – we were roommates at the time – and Mike Robertson as they were putting on and filming their Building the Efficient Athlete workshop. The event took place at PEAK Performance which was right smack dab in the… Read more

Fitness Limbo and How a Penny Can Add Perspective

Today’s guest post comes courtesy of regular contributor and San Antonio based personal trainer, Jonathan Acosta. The fitness industry is rife with people who use hyperbole, quick fixes, and instant gratification tactics to “woo” other people into their web of deceit and mindfuckery. Whether one’s goal is fat-loss, muscle gain, or to have a pecs… Read more

Stuff To Read While You’re Pretending To Work: 9/8/17

To everyone down in Florida (and other possible affected areas in Irma’s path)….be safe this weekend. CHECK THIS STUFF OUT FIRST 1) Complete Shoulder & Hip Blueprint – Orlando & Boston ** Obviously with Irma kicking on Florida’s door this weekend, this event may be postponed. As of now we’re still good to go, but… Read more

3 Ways to Improve Your Deadlift Without Deadlifting

For the sake of brevity, this post assumes you can perform a deadlift – trap bar, straight bar, bag of groceries of the ground, person, whatever – without shitting your spine. If you can’t, go seek out a reputable fitness professional – or Google it – to show you how. Much like if someone wants… Read more