The Planet Fitness Myth

We’re stuck in an emotionally devoid rut. And Planet Fitness isn’t helping. I am all for showering my fellow humans with compassion and empathy. Treat others as you’d like to be treated isn’t a bad way to go about doing things. However, taking politics out of the conversation, it’s a safe observation to note we… Read more

Why Women Should Embrace the Bigness

Or, to make things a bit more click baity maybe an alternative title of this post should be: “Why Women Should Train for Gainz.”   I mean, why do words such as “mass, size, gain, muscular, bulk, and bigness” need only apply to men? While the tides have changed in recent years – in no… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: Any Day Now Edition

Normally my “Stuff to Read” post goes up on Fridays, but in the event I get called into action tomorrow I wanted to make sure I got this up early.   Soon I’ll be a dad. And soon my kid will be yelling at me “you’re ruining my life!” *slams door* I’m going to laugh… Read more

Part 2 of Push Pull Legs Podcast Appearance

I apologize for my clear lack of writing this week, but you know…our little guy is primed to arrive at any moment. Fret not! I got your back and am still prepared to provide some semblance of new content for you. Like a boss.   In case you missed it last week, you can check… Read more

Maybe Less Isn’t More

Peruse pretty much any fitness magazine targeted to women and you’ll inevitably see words like, “lose, fat-loss, tight, drop a size, tiny, hot, and lean” plastered all over its pages. This is unfortunate. Women are programmed, often at an early age, to be less, that in order to be attractive and have self-worth, the smaller… Read more

Miscellaneous Miscellany Monday: It’s Go Time Edition

It’s been a while since I’ve done one of these. First things first: We’re in the final countdown for baby Gentilewis to arrive. Lisa entered week #40 this week and we’re gearing up for the due date which is technically this Friday, January 27th.   We think we’re ready, but we’re both pretty realistic about… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 1/20/17

Lets get right to it shall we?   Stuff to Check Out Before You Read Stuff 1. I Am Not Afraid to Lift: The Retreat Save over $300 off registration with the Early Bird rate for I Am Not Afraid To Lift® – THE RETREAT with Artemis Scantalides, Julia Ladewski, and (my wife) Dr. Lisa Lewis on… Read more

Hierarchy of Fitness Industry Success

There’s a lack of resources out there informing new(ish) fitness pros what it takes to be successful in this industry. I thought I’d take some time to offer my two cents. I’m not even going to swear, that’s how professional I want this post to be.   I’d be remiss not to give credit to… Read more