Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 1/24/20

BUT FIRST…I’M LIKE, REALLY, REALLY IMPORTANT (Things I’ve appeared in, places I’m going, you know, important stuff) 1. (De)-Constructing the Deadlift & Squat – Stoneham, MA: Sunday, January 26, 2020 ** THIS WEEKEND. Some seats still available if you’re bored…;o) I’m teaming up with Brad Cox of ACUMobility for this 6-hour workshop where we’ll discuss hip assessment… Read more

Trashing the Word Can’t: Why It’s Either You Will, or You Won’t

Today’s guest post comes courtesy of TG.com fan-favorite, Justin Kompf. And by “fan-favorite” I mean his one fan, his mom. Just kidding. Justin’s my good friend, occasional training partner, and has written a ton of content for this site, but it’s been awhile… …and I was excited to see this article waiting in my inbox… Read more

Exercises You Should Be Doing: This Is One That Will Make Your Shoulders Feel Better

When it comes to overall shoulder health there are a bevy of factors to consider: Rotator cuff strength Tissue quality Overuse Programming balance Even exercise technique (and how joints are loaded) All are important and things I consider myself when working with a new client who’s shoulder isn’t feeling great. However, there’s one “thing” that’s… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 1/17/20

BUT FIRST…I’M LIKE, REALLY, REALLY IMPORTANT (Things I’ve appeared in, places I’m going, you know, important stuff) 1. (De)-Constructing the Deadlift & Squat – Stoneham, MA: Sunday, January 26, 2020 ** EARLY BIRD rate ends this weekend (1/19/20). I’m teaming up with Brad Cox of ACUMobility for this 6-hour workshop where we’ll discuss hip assessment and, you… Read more

Appearance on the Rebel Performance Radio Podcast

I had the opportunity to make an appearance on the Rebel Performance Radio Show recently hosted by James Cerbie. James and I have a bit of history because he was an intern at Cressey Sports Performance back in 2014 when I was there, and it was great to sit down and talk some shop. Rebel… Read more

The Benefits of Wearing a Weight Belt: And When Not Wearing One is Beneficial Too

Whether or not to wear a weight belt when lifting weights can be a conundrum. On one side of the fence you have those who swear by it and would never think about lifting (much less looking) at a weight without one. Not exactly ideal. And then on the other side you have those people… Read more

Fitness Pain Free Certification: An Interview with Dan Pope

My good friend, colleague, and currently ranked in my Top FIVE of man-crushes, Dan Pope, just released his latest resource: Fitness Pain Free Certification. NOTE: Dan’s a physical therapist and coach here in Boston who’s one of my “go to” sources when I need to refer some of my more banged up clients to someone… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 1/10/20

BUT FIRST…I’M LIKE, REALLY, REALLY IMPORTANT (Things I’ve appeared in, places I’m going, you know, important stuff) 1. (De)-Constructing the Deadlift & Squat – Stoneham, MA: Sunday, January 26, 2020 I’m teaming up with Brad Cox of ACUMobility for this 6-hour workshop where we’ll discuss hip assessment and, you guessed it… …keto recipes deadlifts and squats. What… Read more