Monthly Archives: June 2010

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work

Leg Curls……… – Charlie Weingroff What’s more useful: leg curls or a poop flavored lollipop? Oh, uh, hmmmm. Lets see. Give me a minute….. Finding a Personal Trainer: 2 Questions You MUST Ask – Mike Robertson I get my fair share of emails from friends and family asking me how they can go about finding… Read more

And You Wonder Why Your Back Hurts?

Sundays tend to be the one day out of the week where I’m able to slow down, take a deep breath, and catch up on life. Put another way, grocery shopping, laundry, or whatever else the GF tells me to do. As well, Sundays also allow me some time to catch up on some reading… Read more

The Road to Ab-Ville

Q: I’ve been an avid reader for a while now and know that you’d rather stick pins in your eyes than do ’crunches’ or some such for your abz. That said, I was interested to know your thoughts about exercises that train the mid-section for show as much go? Assuming you have your bodyfat down… Read more

Miscellaneous Miscellany Monday: 6-7-10

Unfortunately I didn’t have time to post this in the morning, but because I had a guilty conscience, I decided I’d sit down in front of the computer here at work and jot down a few random musings before I head home for the night. Jesus, I love you guys. 1. We’re definitely back in… Read more

Does Your Protein Supplement Have More Heavy Metal Than a Metallica Concert?

As we were getting ready to train yesterday, Eric walks in and says, “dude, did you read that article in Consumer Reports on protein powders? Apparently they tested a bunch, and found a boat load of heavy metals in ALL of them.” Note: by “all of them,” he was alluding to the one’s they tested… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 6-3-10

Are You an Outsider – Nia Shanks While this post has nothing to do with the movie, it does bring up some valid points concerning the double standard us “healthy folk” have to deal with on a daily basis. Just about every week, I get comments from someone concerning the fact that I have a… Read more

Q and A: Training Young Athletes

Q: This summer I may be in a position where I am training many teenage athletes that have never had proper training before. This will be a brand new experience for me as well, and I know it’s an area of your expertise, so I’m looking for a few pointers. Am I right in thinking… Read more

Part II of My Interview with Bret Contreras

Hope everyone had an awesome Memorial Day weekend. I, on the other hand, had an amazing time in Puerto Rico last week – eating the local cuisine, vegging out poolside, and if you can believe it, busted out a few moves on the dance floor salsa dancing. Granted I failed miserably, but it made the… Read more