Monthly Archives: July 2013

Recapping Dean and Tony’s Boston Workshop (Includes Best T-Shirt Ever Made)

Now that I’ve had a good 24-36 hours to decompress my brain, I wanted to take a few moments and share some of the shenanigans that went down last weekend at Cressey Performance. As many of you know, my good friend and brotha from another motha, Dean Somerset, came to town for a few days… Read more

Five Reasons Everyone Should Train Like an Athlete

In light of his brand spankin new product being released today – Bulletproof Athlete – Mike Robertson was kind enough to jot down a few words and underline a few reasons why everyone (yes, even YOU) should take some time out of his or her’s training year to become more athletic. Offhandedly I myself have been… Read more

Exercises You Should Be Doing: Bottoms-Up Kettlebell Side Plank

OMG – I’m getting soooo excited I can’t stand it.  T-minus 24 hours until the Boston Workshop kicks into high-gear.  Dean Somerset  is on his way from Canada, and a lot of the attendees are making their way to the facility today to hang out and to listen to our “guest” mystery speaker at 3:30…. Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: Robertson Wisdom, Fish Oil Doesn’t Cause Cancer, and An Article That Literally Brought Tears of Joy to My Eyes

I’m not going to lie people:  I’m in hunker down mode as I type this. I just walked down to Staples and dropped off all the presentations for the Boston Workshop and also have an assortment of odds and ends to get done before the big weekend commences in less than 48 hours. Grab a… Read more

Athleticism and Strength Training: Can the Two Mix?

Q: First off thanks for all the great content you share through your blog and for the amusing writing style you have, it´s always nice to be able to laugh and smile a bit while you learn a thing or two. I just have a question regarding athleticism and strength training. I know you guys… Read more

Two Things You Should Check Out

Note from TG:  I try my best not to come across as someone who overhypes stuff to my readers on a daily basis.  I mean, it’s not really THAT big of a deal that The Wolverine opens this weekend.  You’d think based off how excited I am that I’d be walking around all week with… Read more

Miscellaneous Miscellany Monday: Last Chance for the Boston Workshop and Internet Drama!

1. At the expense of sounding like a broken record or your spouse or significant other who’s always nagging you to take out the garbage, I just wanted to remind everyone one last time that there are still a handful of spots left in mine and Dean Somerset’s Boston Workshop this coming weekend (July 27-28th)…. Read more

Spectrums of Absolute Strength vs. Absolute Speed

Today’s guest post comes to you via strength coach, Adam Rees, owner of GRITGym located in Iowa City, Iowa (the home state of one Capt. James T. Kirk, thank you very much). I’ve long championed the notion that strength is the foundation for everything else.  You can’t have power, agility, endurance, a great hair day,… Read more