Easy Training Is Good Training

It’s elegant as it is simple: Easy training is good training. Much like we’re seduced into thinking that driving a certain car, wearing a specific perfume/cologne, or adopting certain fashion trends will lead us to greener pastures (whatever that means to you), it’s also common practice for many of us to be seduced by the… Read more

Strong Body-Strong Mind Workshop: Boston

I’m excited to announce the Strong Body-Strong Mind Workshop is finally coming to Boston.   My wife, Dr. Lisa Lewis, and I have had the honor of presenting this workshop in both Austin, TX and London, UK last year (and will also be heading to Toronto, ON next week), so it only made sense we’d… Read more

How Food Induced Inflammation Affects Performance and Recovery

This past weekend Lisa and I had friends over and we ordered a few pizzas. I love pizza. And no surprise I went a little overboard. Also no surprise: I woke up the next day feeling lethargic, bloated, and as if my mouth spent the night in a desert. Don’t get me wrong: I didn’t… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 6/2/17

Man oh man, can you believe it’s June? We had an unseasonable cold month (even for Boston standards) this past month, so I was glad to see May go, but seriously….June? Already? I had a busy week this past week so I didn’t have ample opportunity to get much writing done, sorry! I do have… Read more

An Ode to the Meadow’s Row

As odes are concerned, you can relax: this post is not a poem. However if I were to give my poem writing skills a test-drive it may look a little something like this: Meadow’s Row, Meadow’s Row. Thou shall build superior backs. Lats, lats. More lats. I like bacon.   Seems how I won’t be… Read more

Exercise For Grown Ups

I don’t want to be cliche and say that today’s article is “exactly what I needed,” but it’s exactly what I needed. If you’re a newly minted parent (or just someone who’s crazy busy and needs to be as efficient as possible in the gym) you’ll want to hug me for posting this guest post… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 5/26/17

My cat is adorbs. But lets get to this week’s stuff.   Check This Stuff Out First 1. Updated Speaking Gigs – Bath, UK and Boston, MA I’ll be in London in two weeks for the Complete Shoulder & Hip Blueprint with Dean Somerset. Unfortunately it’s a “closed” event for Third Space employees only. However,… Read more

The Trap Bar Deadlift is Not Cheating

The trap bar deadlift is not cheating. Get over yourself if you think otherwise.   This train of thought is something I’ve experienced throughout my career on several occasions, first, when I was still at Cressey Sports Performance. Other coaches would stop by for the day to observe or shadow and inevitably one of them… Read more