Monthly Archives: June 2010

Q & A: Eating While on Vacation

The following is a question I had from a client the other week. Q: So, I’m headed to Cancun for vacation, food is all inclusive so I will be eating so much dead animal meat you would even be proud and I will go easy on the drinking. Any suggestions on what to do as… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work

The Best Postural Stretch? – Mike Reinold A nice post from Mike concerning sitting posture, and what we can do to counteract it. While I’m a little reluctant to go so far as to say that this stretch is a good idea for everyone (it isn’t), it does bring up some valid points with regards… Read more

The Best Email I’ve Ever Gotten, Not Counting the One Alicia Keys Hasn’t Sent Me Yet

Kind of short on time this morning, so rather than not write anything – I decided I’d share a quick email I received from one of my distance coaching clients over the weekend. We’ve been working together for a little over a month now, and he’s a great kid. He’s highly motivated, and just wants… Read more

A Trial Run With Two-a-Days

Understandably, when most people see the the term “two-a-days,” they immediately think of football, and the torturous sessions that the vast majority of high school, college, and professional coaches take their players through to get them ready for the upcoming season. For the record, this is not what I’m referring to. As it is, the… Read more

Which Certification to Get?

Q: First off, your blog is fantastic. I wish you could show up at the gym I go to and smack all the morons around. Unfortunately, I go to a Planet Fitness because most gyms in NYC where I live are quite expensive, so I do what I can. Anyway, I want to become a… Read more

Miscellaneous Miscellany Monday

1. I’m changing things around a bit today. Normally I do my blogging in the mornings. Typically I get up between 5:30-7AM, take my morning piss, turn on my laptop, walk into the kitchen to make breakfast, prepare my meals for the day while waiting for breakfast, eat breakfast, and then spend the rest of… Read more

I Hope This Person Isn’t Your Nutritionist

I received this email from one of my female clients yesterday: Today at the gym I was chatting with a girl who has recently gotten into lifting. She comes to spin a lot. I told her I was so psyched she was lifting etc etc. She was discouraged because the lbs weren’t coming off (started… Read more

Exercises You Should Be Doing: Pallof Press ISO Walk Out

It’s been a while since I’ve done one of these, and since I’m sitting here stuffing my face with a peanut butter and banana sandwich, and only have like 15 minutes before I need to leave to go to work, lets get right to it. What Is It: It’s the Pallof press, albeit with a… Read more