Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 5/24/19

Whoa – who was the a-hole this week and barely wrote anything for the site? And by “anything” I mean “zero, zilch, nada.” My bad. But it was for good reason. I travelled to Colorado Springs this week to film some stuff with the National Strength & Conditioning Association (NSCA) for their upcoming 2019 (Virtual)… Read more

The Road to Recovery Is Paved With More Training

Today’s guest post comes courtesy of trainer, writer, and guy I hate because he is waaaaaaay too good looking, Michael Gregory. Michael wrote an excellent post on nutrient timing for my site last year which you can check out HERE. He’s back again discussing an important topic: “reframing” injury and how to use (more) training… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 5/17/19

BUT FIRST…CHECK THIS STUFF OUT 1. (Even More) Complete Shoulder & Hip Blueprint Workshop – 2019 Locations & Dates Sydney, Australia: July 13-14th at Clean Shred. Melbourne, Australia: July 19-21st and Melbourne Strength & Conditioning. (<—  Includes bonus “Psych Skills for Fitness Pros” pre-workshop with Dr. Lisa Lewis). This workshop will piggyback on the material Dean Somerset and I covered in the… Read more

How to Get Clients Working in a Commercial Gym

I received the following question from another trainer via Instagram the other day: “I wanted to know how you got clients when working in a commercial gym?” I felt it prudent to share my thoughts as a blog post in the hopes it may help some fitness pros out there. #1 Rule: Wear T-Shirts That… Read more

Diagnosing Limiting Factors to Speed Development

Today’s guest post comes courtesy of long-time friend (and current Head Performance Coach for the Boston Bruins) Kevin Neeld. His new resource, Speed Training For Hockey, is now available. Kevin knows how to train hockey players. However, the information below can be applied to any athlete. In short: when it comes to making someone faster… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 5/10/19

BUT FIRST…CHECK THIS STUFF OUT 1. (Even More) Complete Shoulder & Hip Blueprint – 2019 Locations & Dates Sydney, Australia: July 13-14th at Clean Shred. Melbourne, Australia: July 19-21st and Melbourne Strength & Conditioning. (<—  Includes bonus “Psych Skills for Fitness Pros” pre-workshop with Dr. Lisa Lewis). This workshop will piggyback on the material Dean Somerset and I covered in the original Complete… Read more

Alignment Affects ROM

I had a new client start at CORE recently who, before we even met in person, let it be known that 1) he hated techno and 2) he hated squats. Well, why don’t you let me know how you really feel? Personally, whenever I email someone for the first time, my approach is to just,… Read more

A Complete Guide to Core Training

Today’s guest post comes courtesy of TG.com regular contributor, Travis Hansen. He shares his approach to core training as well as numerous exercises he uses with his own athlete/clients. I’m willing to bet there’s a number you’ve never seen or tried before. Enjoy! A Complete Guide to Core Training In the world of core training,… Read more