Monthly Archives: September 2011

Training Rotator Cuff to Fatigue = FAIL!

When it comes to keeping the shoulder healthy (and thus, athletes on the playing field) there are a whole host of things to consider: Making sure one has ample t-spine mobility. Is glenohumeral strength up to snuff? What about scapular stability?  For many, it stinks, and… Read more

Pretty Much The Best Video, Ever

As someone who has an avid disdain for Planet Fitness and everything they represent (from their idiotic lunk alarm, the “judgement free” policy they claim to follow, and of course, free pizza day….WTF!!!!), the following piece – which was featured on The Daily Show earlier… Read more

Miscellaneous Miscellany Monday: Larabars, Farmageddon, and Drive.

1.  Like many of you reading I’m constantly on the go, and between writing in the morning, coaching in the afternoon, and fighting crime in the evening, sometimes, I just don’t have the time to cook or prepare a decent meal.  To that end, it’s… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 9/16/2011

How Women Should Train!  My Rant – Marianne Kane Read more

4-Week Better Body Plan: Muscle

Below is a link to my latest article on  While some may bicker that I didn’t take the “traditional” approach with regards to the topic (Note:  there’s no bro-science involved), I hope the overall message is clear:  you need to train big, to get… Read more

I Ate a Six-Egg Omelet, and All I Got Was This Lousy T-Shirt

< === No really, see! This past Sunday, Lisa and I woke up with nothing particular to do.  As is the case every week, Sundays tend to be my day to “catch up on life.”  Which is just another fancy way of saying:  grocery... Read more

Miscellaneous Miscellany Monday: Remembering 9/11, and A Little Something On Motivation

Like a lot of Americans yesterday (as well as much of the world), I spent the 10-year anniversary of 9/11 doing a little reflecting and offering my thoughts and prayers to everyone who was and has been affected by that horrendous day. I’d be… Read more

Stiffen Up Your Deadlift

There are many things in this world that I love.   My family, friends, and girlfriend come to mind first and foremost, obviously.  But, since I’m on the topic, I might as well take the opportunity and throw in a few more things for shits and… Read more