Monthly Archives: June 2020

Stuff to Read While You’re Stuck At Home Not Wearing Any Pants: 6/26/20

THE WEEKLY BRIEF UPDATE 1. I know I am speaking to the choir when I say this… …but COVID-19 can just go a head and fuck off already. Some of you reading may recall that earlier in the year I had announced I was expanding my studio, CORE, to a larger space here in Boston…. Read more

Working Hard vs. Always Making Exercise Harder

I want to make something crystal clear before I proceed: Exercise – I.e., lifting weights in particular – should have a degree of sucktitude attached to it. No one became a brick shit house in the gym or built an impressive physique without pushing their body to the limits on a consistent basis. I’m often… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Stuck At Home Not Wearing Pants: 6/19/20

THE WEEKLY BRIEF UPDATE 1. I’ll start with a brief #achillesgate2020 update. I had my first post op with my surgeon earlier this week and, once the faint Cheetos smell dissipated after removing the bandaging I had on for two straight weeks, the doc said everything looked swell. I was quite shocked at the lack of… Read more

Appearance on the Revolutionary You! Podcast

I Have Things to Say My friend and colleague, Jason Leenaarts, was kind enough to invite me back onto his popular podcast recently (this time without my wife) to discuss the future of the fitness industry. We talk about why studios like CORE should be considered different entities from box gyms and group exercise formats… Read more

Form Fix: Forearm Wall Slides

If you have a shoulder (or two) chances are there’s been a time in your life where things haven’t felt great. This sentiment is only amplified if you happen to be someone who lives an active lifestyle playing sports and/or enjoys lifting heavy things. There are a myriad of culprits that can lead to shoulder… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Stuck at Home Not Wearing Pants: 6/12/20

THE WEEKLY BRIEF UPDATE 1. I’ll start with a brief #achillesgate2020 update. It’s been a little over a week and a half since my surgery and things seem to be progressing nicely. I mean, I’m not really doing anything: NOTE: don’t show my surgeon THIS. But for all intents and purposes I’m doing my best… Read more

The Words We Use Matter. Again.

It’s been a minute since I’ve written anything on this site. In fact, this is the longest I have gone without writing anything…like, at all. For those unaware, about two and a half weeks ago I ruptured the Achilles tendon in my right lower leg fighting ninjas sprinting. I’m okay. My ego took a bit… Read more