Monthly Archives: October 2010

Consistency and Accountability Part I

UPDATE: Apparently this blog didn’t go up yesterday due to some HTML glitch. I didn’t realize that was the case until this morning when someone pointed it out to me. Thanks random guy named Darren! As for the rest of you who didn’t feel the need to give me a heads up, you’re going to… Read more

Miscellaneous Miscellany Monday: I Love Eggs Song, Karate Kicks to the Face, Tracking Progress

As most of you reading know, I tend go a little off-off topic when I do these miscellaneous posts. As much as I love writing about fitness – whether it be talking about the merits of lifting of heavy things, convincing people that their time would be better spent farting in a shoebox than doing… Read more

Deadlifting Shenanigans

With the majority of your pro-baseball guys back in the swing of the things (ha, no pun intended), the entertainment value at the facility is never lacking to say the least. Below is a video taken a few days ago demonstrating Kansas City Royals prospect Matt Morizio’s unique way of solving the whole “bar rubs… Read more

The Biggest Mistake You’re Making?

I’ve had a few people contact me within the past week or so asking me if I’d be down with doing an informal Q and A for their blog/website – similar to what I’ve done in the past with both Bret Contreras and Nia Shanks (to name a few). As it so happens, one main… Read more

Someone Just Became My New Favorite Man-Crush…..

and his name is James Fell. Anyone who’s been reading this blog for any length of time knows that I have, on more than a few occasions, gone into vivid detail on why I’m not such a big fan of certain “celebrity trainers” whose names rhyme with diarrhea of the mouth. Okay, so I’m exaggerating… Read more

Body By Boyle Online

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past I don’t know, 25+ years, you’ve recognized Mike Boyle as one of the most influential people in the fitness community. Mike has trained countless professional and amateur athletes throughout the years, and it’s safe to say that there are many of us out there (myself… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work

As most of you who didn’t go to work yesterday might have noticed, I took the day off from blogging because I figured that with it being a holiday and all (Happy belated Canadian Thanksgiving Day!!!!!!!), rather than perusing the interwebz, most of you would be at home spending quality time with their family or… Read more

What Is It With Trainers Dissing Lifting Heavy Things?

Q: I’m sure it was your dream in life to become an advice columnist for women who lift weights and I want to help you reach your goals. To that end: I would love your thoughts/opinions/rantings on the following. Been doing New Rules of Lifting for Women for a few years, successfully conquered the weight… Read more