Want Some Free Meat? You Have To Check This Out

There aren’t many things more delectable than a big, juicy steak. What’s more, despite what some poorly designed studies demonstrate and what a handful of agenda-centric, fearmongering books will tell you, beef (and red-meat in general) is incredibly healthy for you. It provide a plethora of healthy fats (<– this is affected by the kind… Read more

Compression Garments: A Thing or a Fad?

Walk into any weight-room (or mall for that matter) and you’re likely to see a few people wearing a pair of those tight looking thingamajiggies that make them looked jacked. Thingamajiggies aren’t their technical term by the way. They’re actually compression garments. They’ve grown in popularity in recent years and there’s a growing debate on… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 5/19/17

I like ice-cream. And lets get to this week’s stuff.   Check This Stuff Out First 1) Strong Body-Strong Mind – Toronto Last year Lisa and I had the privilege of presenting together in Austin, TX and London, UK, and we’re elated to be heading to Toronto next month to pick up where we left off…. Read more

A Lesson to Fitness Pros: You’re Always Being Watched

I felt like an asshole yesterday. And when I say “I felt like an asshole,” I don’t mean in the rhetorical “haha, I did something goofy and feel like an asshole” sense. I straight-up felt like a heaping pile of asshole. HINT: I was an asshole. To get right to the point: I let a… Read more

Stuff I Used to Say, When I Was An Idiot: Squat Edition

I remember the first time I saw Eminem perform. I was at my apartment in between classes watching a little TRL on MTV. It was spring break, 1999. I was in my living room. Many of my friends were somewhere else, not in my living room, galavanting around on some beach in Cancun soaking up… Read more

5 Things to Consider With Postpartum Training

My wife gave birth to our son on January 31st, which was a Tuesday. She was back in the gym that Friday. Although, admittedly, all she did was a few easy bodyweight exercises and listened to my advice on hammering drills like deadbugs, birddogs, and anything else that would help to build back her core… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 5/12/17

Remember last week when I said I was going to switch gears and start doing this series earlier in the week rather than Friday? Yeah, that was dumb. We’re back to Fridays.   Check This Stuff Out First 1) Strong Body-Strong Mind – Toronto Last year Lisa and I had the privilege of presenting together in… Read more

2-KB Front Squat: A Simple Looking Exercise That’s Anything But

Being a “good” coach and writing effective training programs isn’t about inserting the most demanding or most obnoxious looking exercises for your athletes & clients. Peruse social media and you’ll inevitably come across any number of fit pros vying for everyone’s attention with elaborate looking exercises ranging from Quasi-isometric deadlifts vs. chains (from a deficit… Read more