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Building a Successful Facility That Fits Your Lifestyle

Appearance on the Fitness Business Freedom Podcast I had the pleasure of being invited onto the Fitness Business Freedom Podcast hosted by Justin Hanover recently. We dove into my business and broke down how I structure my services and operates my facility in a way that best fits my lifestyle. Deadlifts Protein Wu-Tang Repeat I… Read more

4 Keys to Staying Athletic As You Get Older

Today’s guest post comes courtesy of Boston-based personal trainer and S&C coach, Matthew Ibrahim, who’s latest (online) resource, Forever Athlete, is available for purchase. Matt’s a phenomenal coach and I always gravitate toward his content because it’s so accessible and realistic. If you’re at all interested in “holding on” to your athleticism give this article… Read more

The Fitness Zeitgeist

In lieu of recent world events it’s been a challenge not to be a bit more introspective and to not get lost in a deeper train of thought. Regardless of what side of the fence you reside on – relax I’m not here to judge – it’s hard not to be cognizant of and be… Read more

Appearance on the Heavy Metal Strength Coach Podcast: UK Tour, Tacos, and 600 lb Deadlifts

It’s not lost on me that some of you reading may be thinking to yourself… …”Heavy metal? Tony? No, it can’t be.” Listen, as a strength coach it’s pretty much inevitable a fair portion of your working life will be saturated by the sounds of Metallica, Rage Against the Machine, and Tool. And so it… Read more

Why You Self Sabotage, and How to Stop It

Today’s guest post come courtesy of personal trainer, strength & conditioning coach, wellness coach, and owner of more certifications than anyone on Earth, Paul Levitin. I’ve crossed paths with Paul several times throughout the years. He’s attended a workshop or two of mine and most recently we connected again at the Raise the Bar Conference… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 2/10/22

STUFF TO CHECK OUT FIRST 1. Strategic Strength Workshop – BOSTON & LONDON This Spring Luke Worthington and I will be putting on our popular Strategic Strength Workshop in both Boston, MA and London, UK. A hometown switcharoo extravaganza if you will. The purpose of this workshop is to give attendees a more thorough look into… Read more

The Difference Between Good and Bad Stiffness

Get your mind out of the gutter, I’m talking about muscles here…;o) The Difference Between Good & Bad Stiffness Having “tight” or “stiff” muscles is often viewed as a bad thing. Not losing a match of Squid Game bad, but bad nonetheless. When someone presents with a (true) muscular length limitation there are increased risks… Read more

Diets Don’t Work: Why Restrictive Eating Plans Fail (and What You Can Do Instead)

Today’s guest post comes courtesy of Minneapolis based personal trainer and nutrition coach, Megan Schall. Megan’s been a distance coaching client of mine for a number of years (I write her training programs), but is someone I’ve referred many other clients to when they have any nutritional needs or questions. She’s an awesome coach. I’m… Read more