Monthly Archives: May 2011

Training the Obese or Overweight Client

Every night I come home from work where I usually sit down, make a protein shake of some sort, defrag my brain for 20-30 minutes (ie: put some light jazz or classical music on the radio), and chillax.  Afterwards, I’ll pop open my laptop, procrastinate… Read more

Book and Street Smarts

I’m going to let you in on a little secret.  But trust me, it’s nothing as profound as the Governator’s recent admission that he fathered a love child with a household staff member more than ten years ago.   Oh man, I did not see that… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 5/17/2011

Okay, I’ll admit I’m being lame to start the week.  Not much going on in the way of new content so far, but I’m hoping to up my game in the next day or so.  As it stands today, I’m swamped with the ladies group… Read more

Miscellaneous Miscellany Monday: Pissing Excellence Edition

Apparently I lied.  I don’t piss excellence.  I just spent the past 45 minutes writng today’s post, only to see nothing appear when I clicked “post.” Excuse me while I go punch a hole in the wall.  With my face.   Read more

How to Get Better at Writing Programs

Q:  What are the best resources for getting awesome at writing programs? Besides CPT textbooks? I remember watching a movie a few years ago (okay, a lot of years ago) – I think it was either Finding Forrester or Dead Poets Society (or something… Read more

My Top Three Metabolic Protocols For People With Knee Pain

Before I get into my three favorite metabolic protocols for people with bum knees, I have a very important announcement to make.  No, it has nothing to do with a cannonball (ALA:  Will Ferrell, in the movie Anchorman). No, it has nothing… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 5/10/2011

Rubber Hitting the Road:  When “Talking” About Opening Your Own Facility Is Not Enough – John Izzo This was a fantastic article by John Izzo which hits the nail on the head on so many fronts, I don’t even know where to… Read more

From One Trainer to Another

Q:  Here’s a personal question for you: Why did you decided to get out of the commercial gym setting and focus more on athletes?  I assume you still train everyday folks at your place but do you still focus on the same kind of… Read more