Monthly Archives: September 2009

Just When I Thought I’ve Seen Everything……..

I’ve seen a lot of weird things in the gym throughout the years. For instance last week, while making a cameo appearance at a local commercial gym, I witnessed a woman bust out some red curtain thingamajig and hang it from the pull-up bar, and proceed to give everyone what can only be described as… Read more

Miscellaneous Miscellany Monday

1. For those who have followed me for any length of time, whether it’s through reading my articles, my blog, or listening to me on The Fitcast, one of the things I am always stressing to other fitness professionals is the importance of continuing education. More specifically, making it a priority to attend seminars and… Read more

If You Can Read This, You Can Read.

We had an exciting morning today at Cressey Performance. I managed to get through an entire session with the women’s group without being called an a-hole (no small feat by any stretch of the imagination), and Chris Frankel from TRX was gracious enough to stop by and bust out a quick two hour staff in-service… Read more

Dude Makes a Ridiculous Shot- But He’s No Uncle Rico*

I’m sure many of you have already seen this, but just in case you haven’t: And in case you think it’s fake, here’s the same shot from the field: I can’t even imagine how many attempts it took to pull this off, but it’s impressive nonetheless. Kind of reminds me when I was kid, sitting… Read more

Q and A: The TRX Trainer

Q: What is your take on these TRX trainer things that keep getting all the press lately? I notice many fitness professionals in the industry pushing them hard, and I’ve also seen them in the MMA scene, etc. I was wondering what your take was? A: First off, is it me or does it seem… Read more

Miscellaneous Miscellany Monday

1. Most know Anthony Renna as the guy behind the guy, behind the guy of the podcast. I’ve had the pleasure of crossing paths with Anthony on a few occasions, whether it be a Perform Better conference or during Mike Boyle’s latest Functional Strength Coach seminar- as was the case several weeks ago. Needless… Read more

Exercises You Should Be Doing: X-Band Box Walk

This one’s going to be short and sweet this morning. After training the women’s group, I’ve been sitting here at CP for the past two hours writing programs, catching up on e-mails, and watching Youtube videos of comedian Bill Burr, who’s going to be performing at Boston University this weekend. A bunch of the CP… Read more

Big Food vs. Big Insurance

When it comes to politics, I’m about as non-political as they come. While I try to keep tabs on the important topics, and like to think of myself as having a subjective viewpoint, I’ll be the first to admit that I’m far from an expert and really only get my news from the following sources:… Read more