Monthly Archives: August 2015

Is Corrective Exercise Overrated?

We got a doctor in the house! Today’s guest post comes courtesy of Dr. Evan Osar, a Chicago based chiropractic physician and coach, and someone I’ve been a huge fan of since reading his first two books Form and Function and Corrective Exercise Approach to Common Hip and Shoulder Dysfunction. His latest resource (a course, really),… Read more

Cameo on Evil Sugar Radio

A few weeks ago I was invited onto the Evil Sugar Radio podcast with hosts Antonio Valladeres and Scott Kustes. At first I was a little apprehensive to go onto the show because I freakin LOVE sugar. I was afraid I was going to get grilled because I’m not Paleo enough or that I’m the… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 8/14/15

Lets jump right to this week’s list. So You Lose All That Weight. Now What? – via Brandon LaVack We all know of someone who has worked their tail off to lose a bunch of weight only to have it return (and then some) after the fact. This was more or less a “best of”… Read more

Finishers That Do More Than Finish You

Whether you refer to it as a circuit, death circuit, METCON, or my preference…a finisher, the goal is one in the same: you spend 10-15 minutes at the end of your training session kicking the living crap out of yourself pushing things, lifting things, throwing things, pulling things, flipping things, or any combination of “things”… Read more

Do Cardio, Keep Your Gains

Throughout my life there are a handful of things I never thought I’d do. I never thought I’d live in a big city such as Boston. I never thought I’d use the word “delish” to describe something I ate. Speaking which: that’s a habit I need to stop immediately. I never thought I’d read a… Read more

The Most Underrated Exercise in Strength and Conditioning? It’s Not Deadlifts.

While I can’t say it’s always been the case (I’ve grown less dogmatic and immature as a coach the older I’ve gotten, I operate under the guise that every exercise has its time and place. Except for maybe this one. If she were juggling a pair of chainsaws while standing on the BOSU balls I… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 8/7/15

I wanted to begin today by saying thank you. Thank you to Jon Stewart and The Daily Show for 16 kick-ass years. Every morning, for I don’t know how long, my ritual has been… 1. Get-up. 2. Pee. 3. Make breakfast. 4. Watch The Daily Show while eating breakfast. And that’s how I roll. This… Read more

Articles, Podcasts, and Procrastination.

Lisa and I made it back to Boston yesterday after spending the weekend on Seneca Lake (in the Finger Lakes region of NY) touring all the beautiful wineries and vineyards in the area. At the entrance to the Watkins Glen Gorge I’m not a wine person – or an alcohol person, really – but I… Read more