Monthly Archives: April 2020

The Undeniable, Stone Cold #1 Mistake People Make When Performing Pushups

Push-Ups. I get it. On a scale of 1 to NASCAR they’re not very exciting. They’re not exciting to perform, much less write about. You think I want to sit here and write about push-ups? I can think of a litany of things I’d rather write about: Standing in line at the Post Office. Rugs…. Read more

5 Advanced Push-Up Variations You Might Not Have Tried. SPOILER: You Haven’t

My good friend Meghan Callaway released her latest resource today…The Ultimate Push-Up Program. If I had to choose a Mt. Rushmore of people who are badass at push-ups it would go: Rocky He-Man T-1000 Meghan Callaway Just like her previous product – The Ultimate Pull-Up Program – Meghan leaves no stone unturned with regards to… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Stuck at Home Not Wearing Pants: 4/24/20

The Weekly Brief Update Schools in Massachusetts have been officially closed for the remainder of the school year; day cares until at least June 29th. While we’ve loved spending more time with our little guy the past five weeks, the realization that we’re not even half way through yet was like a brick to the… Read more

Now Is Not the Time to Guilt Yourself Into Working Out

I’m going to be honest. I know it’s expected of me to be this beacon of inspiration and to regale everyone with a bunch of “you can do it’isms” designed to motivate the masses into doing something (anything!) to stay active during this time of malaise and sucktitude, and it’s n0t lost on me that… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Stuck at Home Not Wearing Pants: 4/17/20

  Today marks a full month that we’ve been quarantined here in Boston. And it’s looking as if it’s going to be more of the same for yet another month. I’d like to sit here and say I’ve used my “bonus” time to pick up a second language, read War and Peace, or, I don’t… Read more

Will Squatting Make You Tight?

Short Answer = No. Long(er) Answer = Read more below. Will Squatting Make You Tight? I can’t believe we still have to have this “debate” in 2020. While it’s not nearly as prevalent of a thought process as a decade or two ago, there are still people out there under the impression that lifting appreciable… Read more

Support Your Sweat: A Call to Action for Trainers, Coaches, and Fitness Professionals

The whole world is hurting. The fitness industry, though, in an admittedly personal and biased take, is really hurting. The bulk of businesses across the health & fitness community have been forced to shut down for a seemingly indeterminate amount of time as the COVID-19 pandemic runs its course and disrupts everything. I felt it… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Stuck at Home Not Wearing Pants

It’s been a few weeks since I’ve done the last Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work, and I figured given the current pickle we’re all in I’d keep it real by naming this iteration something different. Thoughts? Yay? Nay? Doesn’t matter. I’m keeping it until further notice…;o) BUT FIRST…I’M LIKE, REALLY, REALLY IMPORTANT… Read more