Appearance on the BarBend Podcast

What’s Really Important in Strength I made it back home to Boston and it was lovely to hug my wife and see Julian for the first time in two weeks. I mean, is there anything better than walking into your kid’s Pre-K classroom, him recognizing you, and seeing him sprint towards you, arms wide open,… Read more

6 Week MASS Building Routine: Your Quest for a Bigger, Stronger Physique Begins Here

I’m traveling back to Boston from London today. I’ve been away for two weeks presenting at three different workshops. I’ve had a lovely stay, but am looking forward to heading home and my wife handing Julian over to me as soon as I walk through the door. Thanks to Boston based personal trainer, George Kalantzis,… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 9/14/19

BUT FIRST…CHECK THIS STUFF OUT 1. (Even More) Complete Shoulder & Hip Blueprint – Athens, Greece: Saturday, Feb 29th & Sunday, March 1st, 2020 This will be the first leg of mine and Dean Somerset’s European extravaganza in early 2020. The second leg will take place in… 2. (Even More) Complete Shoulder & Hip Blueprint… Read more

Safety Squat Yoke Bar: Training Application

This is a Tony Gentilcore & Matthew Ibrahim collaborative post. Or, as I like to call it: A Gentilhim (or Ibracore?) production. The Safety Squat Yoke Bar (also referred to as “SSB”) is a popular speciality bar that’s most often affiliated with collegiate strength & conditioning facilities, powerlifting gyms, or gyms that are a bit… Read more

30 Days of Shoulders: Days 21-30

30 Days of Shoulders: Days 21-30 The third and final installment of my “30 Days of Shoulders” series went live today over at T-Nation.com. All three parts cover everything from shoulder assessment and tips on shoulder friendly pressing t0 how to improve shoulder health and performance. Collectively it’ll make all your hopes and dreams come… Read more

Does Stretching Improve Performance?

I’m still overseas in the U.K. I’ve got some of my own content lined up for later this week, but today TG.com regular, Travis Hansen, was kind enough to pinch write for me today. It’s on static stretching and whether or not there’s any efficacy towards it helping to improve athletic performance. Enjoy. Does Stretching… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 9/7/19

BUT FIRST…CHECK THIS STUFF OUT 1. Coaching Competency – Dublin, Ireland This is happening Sunday, September 8, 2019 (TOMORROW). Register HERE If you happen to live in or near Dublin, there are spots still available. 2. Strategic Strength Workshop – London, England This is happening the weekend of September 14-15th, 2019. Register HERE Luke Worthington and I… Read more

4 Coaching and Program Design Digressions

Today is the last day you can purchase Mike Robertson’s latest resource, Complete Coach Certification, at a hefty discount. Mike’s one of the best coaches I know, and if you’re at all affiliated with the fitness industry it would behoove you to consider investing in this awesome product. There’s so much more to being a… Read more