Diesel Dad: An Upcoming Strength Training Program

Diesel Dad Begins UPDATE: After posting this yesterday it was brought to my attention that a Diesel Dad resource already exists! My friend Anders Verner (of Barbell Shrugged) texted me and was like: “I’ll see you in court.” Just kidding. He said, “Diesel Dad is a rad idea, and I truly hate writing this, but… Read more

5 Next Level Super Sets For Better Results

As this post goes live, I am on a plane on my way back to Boston. It’s sad leaving Florida…especially given how scorching hot the rest of the country is at the moment (100-115 degrees on BOTH coasts). It’s quite ironic that, of all places, Florida has arguably the best weather in the country right… Read more

The Benefits of Strength and Conditioning For the General Population

Appearance On the All About Fitness Podcast I had the lovely opportunity to make another cameo appearance on the All About Fitness Podcast hosted by Pete McCall. Pete’s a fantastic interviewer and has built one of the most popular health/fitness podcasts out there because he makes it his mission to invite intelligent, jacked bald dudes… Read more

The Lost Art of Simple

I’m on vacation this week, and as a result I told myself I wasn’t going to do much of anything other than take many naps and eat a metric boat load (which is a shade more than a metic fuck ton) of honey wheat pretzels. (Mission accomplished on both fronts). I didn’t want to leave… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 6/23/21

I’m leaving for a much needed vacation this Friday. My wife, Julian, and I are heading down to Florida for a week. I hate being hot and sandy, but I don’t care. I’ve been sequestered in this apartment for a full year and I just need a change of scenery. Anywhere. I’d settle for Mordor… Read more

Superhero Strong, Superhero Bod: A PowerBuilding Program

Today’s guest post comes courtesy of NJ based personal trainer and strength coach, Chris Marzarella. When it comes to best practices for getting both strong and ripped you have those who feel powerlifting is the best way, and those who feel more of a bodybuilding approach is the key. Why not use elements of both… Read more

I Joined a Commercial Gym: Here’s Why

I’m coming up on two decades in the fitness industry and this week I did a thing for the first time in my professional career. No, I didn’t recommend a juice cleanse to a client. Nope, I didn’t perform my first kipping pull-up. I joined a commercial gym. Who Cares? And, Why? Admittedly, I can… Read more

10 Suggestions On Your Quest For Sustainable Fitness

Fitness is an individual endeavor. Everyone has different goals, aspirations, pacing, expectations, and Spotify playlists that get them revved up to exercise. Today’s guest post, written by Westchester, NY based personal trainer Elaine Studdert, highlights the concept of sustainable fitness and strategies people can use to attain it. Enjoy! 10 Suggestions On the Quest For… Read more