Stuff To Read While You’re Pretending To Work: 12/2/16

Lets talk movies for a second. Because, why not?   We’re smack dab in the middle of the time of year where most of the studios release their “Oscar bait” movies, and there’s still a ton of them I need to see. My current “to see” list includes: Manchester By the Sea Moonlight Denial Jackie… Read more

Complete Guide to Training the Female Athlete

I gain a lot of satisfaction training females and I have long championed the approach that, contrary to much of the mainstream, they can (and should) “train like the boys.” You know, in the gym, using barbells and stuff.   In my eights years as a coach at Cressey Sports Performance (and now, at CORE… Read more

40 Years, 40 Random Facts, Insights, and Tidbits of Tomfoolery

I turn 40 today.   On this day back in 1976 Megatron and Optimus Prime collided and the energy from that impact formed into a solid state mass who liked deadlifts, EDM, original 90210 episodes, and would grow into someone with an uncanny ability to never be able to tie a tie correctly. I don’t… Read more

The Bloop, Bloop, Bloop Workout

Anyone who grew up in the 80s and 90s is likely very familiar with the video game Super Mario Bros. I had my introduction to the game the morning of December 25, 1987 after spending half an hour going mental once I realized Santa had dropped off a Nintendo Entertainment System underneath our Christmas tree…. Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 11/25/16

Soooooooooo full. So…much…food.   No big surprise as I am sure many of you reading are in the same boat, but I am in rough shape today. Lisa and I are heading to the gym at some point so we can work off some of the excess calories from yesterday. I’m pretty sure I’ll be… Read more

Happy Thanksgiving: Oh, and Complete Shoulder and Hip Blueprint On Sale

As this post goes live my wife and I are en route (5.5 hours in the car) back to central NY to spend Thanksgiving with my family. Or, depending on what time it is and when you read this, I may be three slices into my mom’s homemade apple pie. Who knows?   Okay, four… Read more

Deadlift Deep Dive: The Deficit Deadlift

First things first: Lets address the obvious. If there were a contest for best blog title of 11/22/16 featuring a kick-ass alliteration starring the letter “D,” I’d totally win it today. I got the idea the other day after listening to a popular segment on EW Radio called Diva Deep Dive. It’s a killer idea… Read more

You Don’t Need Core Stability or Core Strength

Today’s guest post comes courtesy of a TG.com regular contributor, Boston-based physical therapist Andrew Millett. What’s the difference between core stability and core strength? Which one is more important? Find out below.   You don’t need to be be doing core stability exercises or core strengthening exercises. You NEED to be doing BOTH! What is… Read more