Monthly Archives: May 2015

Want to Get Better And Feel More Comfortable Squatting? Do This.

Squats. You either love them, or hate them. If you’re reading this site, you’re probably a member of the former camp. You love them. But even if you love squats, I think it’s safe to assume that we all secretly love to hate them. Squats aren’t easy. They take a lot of practice, patience, and… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 5/13/15

I’m in Providence, RI as I type this. More specifically I’m in Providence, it’s nighttime, it’s kinda-sorta late (for me anyways,(9PM ), and I’m hanging out in the lobby area of the hotel I’m staying in writing this post to go live tomorrow. If you’re reading this now: hello. Why am I in Providence you… Read more

What I Learned From Avengers: Age of Ultron

Like most people on the planet I spent my $15 to go see Avengers: Age of Ultron recently. Lisa and I had to hold off on seeing it right away because I was traveling last week, and there was NO way she was going to allow me to see it without her. Even if I… Read more

Fitness Professionals: Find Your Why

While I wouldn’t place myself in the echelon of “voracious reader,” I do read a lot. Fiction, non-fiction, autobiographies, Entertainment Weekly, it’s all fair game. Like many of my colleagues, I make a special point to read books on personal development and business. For some of my favs check out my list HERE. One book… Read more

Exercises You Should Be Doing: Rotational Deadlift

Anyone who’s ever dealt with Sacroiliac (SI) joint dysfunction or pain knows how much of a soul suck it can be. It’s something that’s very common, but altogether mysterious because it’s such a tricky joint to begin with. This isn’t going to be a post on SI joint dysfunction. There’s really nothing I can say… Read more

6 Reasons Why You’re Always Hurt

Everyone has that one crazy uncle in their family. The one who burps in public, says inappropriate things at the most inopportune times, and who’s social filter is otherwise…always a little off. By that same token many of us – the fitness minded ones, the gym rats – tend to have that one friend who’s… Read more

I Was Nominated For Something. You Should Vote For Me.

I don’t normally do this but…… …..Holy s*** I was nominated for something! It wasn’t for an Oscar. It wasn’t for a Tony Award, as ironical as that would be. It wasn’t for a Grammy. And it definitely wasn’t for anything like “best looking deadlift” or “best last name for a strength coach” or “most… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: The Fitness Summit Edition

Another week of “stuff to read,” another edition inspired by an eventful weekend of fitness industry shenanigans. This time around: The Fitness Summit Pictured (L to R): Pete Dupuis, Dr. Susan Kleiner, Bret Contreras, Dr. Erika Mundinger, Tony Gentilcore, Jeannine Trimboli, David Dellanave, Dean Somerset, Lou Schuler, Dr. Mike T. Nelson, Alan Aragon, Dr. Spencer Nadolsky, Sol… Read more