Monthly Archives: February 2018

Exercises You Should Be Doing: Anchored T-Spine Extension

There’s few things people need more of: Bacon Sex That’s pretty much it Oh, and more thoracic extension. Many people spend an inordinate amount of their time in a ball of flexion that having “access” to requisite amounts of t-spine extension is a commodity it today’s day and age. What’s more, many of the drills… Read more

What You Need To Know About Sets

Straight sets, pyramid sets, drop sets, cluster sets… …it can all be rather confusing to the newbie lifter, or even seasoned veteran.  How many sets should you do? What exercises are the best fit? What about rest? Is it normal to not feel the right side of your face? All are pertinent questions and with… Read more

Stuff To Read While You’re Pretending To Work: 2/9/18

It’s Friday. You don’t want to work. Here’s some stuff to keep you preoccupied until it’s time to get out of dodge. BUT FIRST…(SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS, STUFF I’VE WRITTEN, & OTHER TIDBITS CURATED TO SHOWCASE HOW IMPORTANT I AM) 1) The Fitness Summit I had to take a break from The Fitness Summit last year for… Read more

Programming Considerations: When To Choose Sumo Over Conventional Deadlift

If there’s one topic I’m asked to write more on it’s programming. What, when, why, and how do I do what I do? I may make this more of weekly or monthly series depending on how this first iteration goes. Lets see what happens. When To Choose Sumo Deadlift Over Conventional I like to think… Read more

A Few Ways to Progress and Groove the 1-Legged RDL

I know, I know. Talking much less writing about the 1-Legged RDL isn’t the most exciting thing in the world. Here’s where it ranks on my “Stuff That Gets Me Really Excited About” List: 1: Ice cream. 2-717: Reading Wikipedia pages for every Wu-Tang Clan member. 718: Cleaning up my cats weekly furball vomit. 719:… Read more

Stuff To Read While You’re Pretending To Work: 2/2/18

It’s Friday. You know how I do. But First…(Speaking Engagements, Stuff I’ve Written, & Other Tidbits Curated To Showcase How Important I Am) 1) Happy Birthday Julian I was terrified a year ago today. I remember standing in a coffeeshop across the street from the hospital getting a little teary eyed thinking to myself “holy… Read more

3 Questions To Ask Yourself Before You Open A Gym

A few weeks ago I asked for a little insight on what you, my loyal readers, would like to see me write more about. Oddly, “How adorable your cat is” didn’t make the cut. What was a popular answer, almost resoundingly so, was for me to go into a little more detail on the business… Read more