Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 2/21/20

First things first: A new season of Clone Wars starts today. No big deal. BUT FIRST…I’M LIKE, REALLY, REALLY IMPORTANT (Things I’ve appeared in, places I’m going, you know, important stuff) 1. (Even More) Complete Shoulder & Hip Blueprint – Athens, Greece: Saturday, Feb 29th & Sunday, March 1st, 2020 It’s official: This marks the sixth year… Read more

How to Battle the Winter Eff Its

It’s the dead of winter here in Boston. It sucks. And while this winter has been pretty “tame” thus far compared to winters past, it doesn’t renege on the fact that the cold, grayness, and general sense of laziness and malaise the weather imbues upon the northeast every year this time of year takes its… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 2/14/20

    BUT FIRST…I’M LIKE, REALLY, REALLY IMPORTANT (Things I’ve appeared in, places I’m going, you know, important stuff) 1. (Even More) Complete Shoulder & Hip Blueprint – Athens, Greece: Saturday, Feb 29th & Sunday, March 1st, 2020 It’s official: This marks the sixth year in a row Dean Somerset and I are presenting together. We’re so… Read more

The Lost Art of Saying I Don’t Know

“I don’t know.” Three words a large chunk of fitness professionals have wretched relationship with.   The prevailing thought, it seems, is that admitting ignorance is a sign of weakness or that you’ll somehow lose credibility points for not knowing the answer to a client’s question… …as if the fitness industry’s equivalent of Professor McGonagall… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 2/7/20

BUT FIRST…I’M LIKE, REALLY, REALLY IMPORTANT (Things I’ve appeared in, places I’m going, you know, important stuff) 1. (Even More) Complete Shoulder & Hip Blueprint – Athens, Greece: Saturday, Feb 29th & Sunday, March 1st, 2020 It’s official: This marks the sixth year in a row Dean Somerset and I are presenting together. We’re so excited to… Read more

3 Mistakes Intermediate Lifters Make When Continuing a Fitness Program. And How to Fix Them

Last week personal trainer, Shane McLean, wrote a guest post for this site titled “4 Mistakes Beginners Make When Starting a Fitness Program (and How to Fix Them).” In case you missed it you can check it out HERE. When I read it I was like, “goddammit, this is good.” How dare you Shane, HOW… Read more

4 Things to Consider When Working With Postpartum Women

I say this with unabashed sincerity: “THE best course I’ve taken in the past five years that has made me a better coach is Dr. Sarah Duvall’s Pregnancy & Postpartum Corrective Exercise Specialist (self study) Course.” Anyone who works with women – which is pretty much everyone – should consider investing in this resource. I… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 1/31/20

BUT FIRST…I’M LIKE, REALLY, REALLY IMPORTANT (Things I’ve appeared in, places I’m going, you know, important stuff) 1. (Even More) Complete Shoulder & Hip Blueprint – Athens, Greece: Saturday, Feb 29th & Sunday, March 1st, 2020 It’s official: This marks the sixth year in a row Dean Somerset and I are presenting together. We’re so excited… Read more