Monthly Archives: September 2010

Katie: This is Why Pete Was Ten Minutes Late to His B-Day Dinner.

Note to Reader: Katie = Pete’s girlfriend. Pete = Vice President of Cressey Performance. Pete’s birthday was this past Wednesday, but as many of you may recall, Wednesday also serves as the day when Singer shows up for his weekly 300 lb bench fail. Long story short, Katie made romantic b-day dinner reservations in the… Read more

Four Must Have Squat Variations

As luck would have it, I received the following email from a female reader a few days ago: Thanks for all of your articles – I find them incredibly informative. I’ve struggled with knee pain related to running etc. (but unlike other endurance athletes, I enjoy and benefit from actually lifting weights). Well I’ve started… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work

NOTE FROM TG: I had written this blog this morning, but apparently the interwebz hates me at the moment, and it never posted. Sorry for the delay. First things first, I want to send an apology out to my readers for the minor website malfunction yesterday afternoon. Some of you might have noticed that when… Read more

What does THIS do

STOP! Don’t Squat Until You Watch This

As I noted yesterday, Eric Cressey is releasing his new product, Show and Go: High Performance Training to Look, Feel, and Move Better, next week. I had a reader leave a comment yesterday that went something like this: “I’ve followed every program ever written, and know a thing or two about putting on muscle. In… Read more

Miscellaneous Miscellany Monday: Show and Go, Fantasy Football, and I Got Rorschached

1. As many of you may already know, Eric Cressey is releasing his new product, Show and Go: High Performance Training to Look, Feel, and Move Better, next week. Not surprisingly, it’s outstanding. Eric sent me an advance copy over the weekend, and all I can say is that it’s going to blow the pants… Read more

Reader Poll: Could Singer Have Gotten This Lift?

Throughout the years, there are many events and milestones that leave a lasting impression on a man’s life – a right of passage into manhood if you will. Including, but not limited to: – Taking the training wheels off your bike for the first time. – Watching Rocky beat the snot out of Drago, and… Read more

Squat Swing vs. “Hip Snap” Swing

You’d have to have been living under a rock for the past five years or so not to notice that kettlebells are all the rave nowadays. It seems you can’t walk more than ten feet in any commercial gym and not witness some trainer taking his or her client through a KB workout, or notice… Read more