Monthly Archives: October 2011

Exercises You Should Be Doing: Multi-Planar Hip Activation Drill

Back in the day – circa 1993-1995 (which, coincidentally, is when hip hop actually didn’t suck.  RIP Biggie) – every morning, before school, my alarm would go off around 5 AM, I’d kick the covers off and trudge downstairs to the basement to do more morning routine: 500 sit-ups (I know.  Relax.  I was 15,… Read more

Pros and Joes: More Similar Than You Think!

Note:  We recently converted my blog back to Word Press, so the layout may seem a little funky for the time-being.  Hopefully soon we’ll fix the glitches.  Sorry! In addition, I have a dentist appointment (ugh) in like 45 minutes, and I’m kinda strapped for time.  Luckily, though, my boy EC came through with some… Read more

The Art of Indicator Sets

I know, I know.  I’ve been MIA this week from a blogging standpoint, and I apologize.  I could just lie and say I was out rescuing puppies and otherwise saving the world, but I’ve used that joke before.  In actuality, a few things have come… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 10/11/11

Two things before I get started: 1.  I want to wish my lovely sister, Cheri, a Happy 40th today!!!!  I love you, and I’m sorry I used to leave thumb tacks outside your bedroom door when we were younger.  Yeah, that was me.  My… Read more

Miscellaneous Miscellany Monday: Columbus Day Edition

Even though it’s a national holiday here in the States (Columbus Day), I’m still providing some sense of content.  I’m awesome. 1.  First and foremost, I wanted to give a “cheerio” to one of my online clients – Gareth – who kicked some butt… Read more

Adapt, Darwin, I Ching. Whatever Man, We Gotta Roll With It

For those wondering what’s the deal with the funky blog title today, it’s a quote from one of my favorite (and arguably one the most underrated movies in the past ten years), Collateral. In it, Tom Cruise’s character (Vincent) plays an assassin who “recruits”… Read more

Q and A: These Are a Few Of My Favorite Things

Q:  I know trainers (including myself) hate questions like “Hey bro, so like, if you could only do one exercise for the rest of your life what would it be?”, so I won’t ask you that question.  But how about one that is similar, but… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 10/5/11

I actually slept in this morning – OMG!  Normally I’m up between 6-6:30, but today I slept in until eight, and I *cue jazz hands* feel faaaaaaaaaaaaaaabulous. Of course, I had good reason to sleep in.  I spent two and half hours yesterday at… Read more