Stuff To Read While You’re Pretending To Work: 2/26/16

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Before we dive into this week’s list:

1) Be sure to check out my updated speaking schedule HERE. Early bird rate still applies for mine and Dean Somerset’s workshop at Vigor Ground Fitness in Seattle at …..hint, hint, nudge, nudge.

2) Still haven’t tried Athletic Greens? What’s the dealo? Check THIS out for 50% of your first month.

3) Annnnnnnnnd this…..


5 Ways Trainers Need to Improve – Nick Tumminello

Supreme writing by Nick on this one, and he hits the nail on the head.

Point #1 really resonated with me: “Some trainers are doing half-ass physical therapy, not training.”

Understanding Mobility – Dean Somerset

One of the most thorough articles in recent memory on what “mobility” really is and how we can effectively train for it (if it’s deemed necessary). Hint: it rarely involves stretching.

ISOs and High-Tension Lifting: Why They Make Sense – Todd Bumgardner

Hmmmm, interesting.

Also, Don’t Forget

To check out Simple Shoulder Solution by Max Shank. It was just released this week, and is getting awesome feedback.

It takes a more unconventional approach to shoulder health, but that’s what I dig about it. I LIKE when coaches think outside the box and take more of a “lets do some cool shit and train” mentality. I’m 100% stealing some of his material. But, you know, giving credit. Max could kick my ass in 2.3 seconds.

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