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Best Articles of 2016: Reader’s Picks

2016 was another banner year for It was the 3rd year in a row the site reached more than 1-million “sessions” and almost 2-million page views. Granted, Google and Facebook do those kind of numbers every minute (if not every second), but it’s still surreal to me that my site was visited more than… Read more

Coming in 2017: COREssentials

I’m excited to announce a new 6-week beginner course coming soon to CORE. I think it’s going to help a lot of people. You see there’s a bit of a conundrum if you’re someone who’s an inexperienced lifter. You have one of two choices: 1. Join your local big box Globo Gym and get lost… 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

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

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 11/18/16

Lets jump right into it. Stuff to Check Out Before You Read Stuff 1. Hey, hey, hey…it’s my wife’s Birthday tomorrow. Anyone who knows Lisa well knows how much she loves b-days. Year 36 was a huge year for her. It was her first FULL year of life being married, which was excellent of course…. Read more

Exercises You Should Be Doing: Chaos Push-Up

Well, that was interesting. I’m not going to mince words today: I stayed up late, you know why, and I’m exhausted. I don’t have any energy for witty banter or mental gymnastics today…so here’s a cool push-up variation you should try. I’ve long been a champion of push-ups. However, I feel they’re the Clive Owen… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: Tons of FREE Content Edition

Oh, hello. You may have noticed that Dean Somerset and I have been all over the internet this week promoting our new resource Complete Shoulder and Hip Blueprint. Collectively we’ve written about 717 guest posts and appeared on 32 different podcasts. Okay, maybe not quite those high of numbers. But it sure feels like it…. Read more