Monthly Archives: November 2009

Happy Thanksgiving. Even Though 25% Of My Readership Doesn’t Even Celebrate It.

Tomorrow marks the Second Annual Cressey Performance Thanksgiving Morning Lift. All of last year’s inaugural cast will be in attendance, along with several other new people who have no idea what they’ve gotten themselves into. All in all, we’re expecting upwards of 20-25 people to arrive at 8AM for the sole purpose of lifting heavy… Read more

Miscellaneous Miscellany Monday (Exploding Glass Edition)

It was my girlfriend’s birthday last week. And when I say “it was my girlfriend’s birthday last week,” I literally mean it was her birthday for the entire week. It was her 30th, so understandably it was kind of a big deal. Many of her friends came in from out of town to celebrate, so… Read more

Grass Fed Beef, Kids Don’t Eat Veggies (shocker), and a Little Old School Flavor

Here are my weekly picks of stuff you should read: Why Grass Fed? A Little History– A client of mine sent this my way this morning, and it definitely provides a strong case for why grass fed beef is far superior to the crap we usually eat (literally). 9 in 10 Guys Will Inevitably… Read more

I Can Read!

I’m blatantly stealing this idea from Eric, and decided I would hop on the “hey, I’m reading some cool stuff.,….you should read it too” bandwagon. Do You Know Your Shit Part I– Elliott Hulse Literally, do you know your shit? Listen, I like discussing the finer points of droppin it like it’s hot as much… Read more

Ever Wonder What New Food I’ve Been Eating? Yeah, I Thought So. Well, I’m Posting It Anyways. It’s My Blog, Deal With It.

Like everyone else out there, I’m a creature of habit. As it is, I wake up the same time every day, have a rotation of the same three t-shirts I wear every week (much to my girlfriend’s dismay), like to eat at the same restaurants, and always put my right sock on before my left…. Read more

Exercises You Should Be Doing: Spiderman Push-Ups

We do a lot of push-ups at Cressey Performance. As far as “bang for your training buck” exercises, I’d place push-ups right up there with squats, deadlifts, and chin-ups (to name a few). Unfortunately, and not at all surprising, push-ups typically get ignored all together because they’re deemed “too wimpy” compared to what else- the… Read more

Fat Loss Detour with Nia Shanks.

I’m mixing it up a little today. Instead of the usual tomfoolery that you’re accustomed to (insert Tracy Anderson quote here followed by a sudden urge to put a hole in my head), I’m taking you off the “beaten path” so-to-speak, and sharing an interview I did with strength coach and personal trainer Nia Shanks…. Read more

Miscellaneous Miscellany Monday

As I mentioned last week, Saturday night my girlfriend and I had some major plans. No, we didn’t have reservations at some swanky Italian restaurant in the North End. Nope, it was all about STAR WARS IN CONCERT BABY!!!! While most girlfriends would bemoan the idea of hanging out with Star Wars geeks for an… Read more