4 Things to Consider When Working With Postpartum Women

I am not at all abashed in saying this: THE best resource I’ve come across 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… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 6/14/19

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

Remember That Time I Said I Never Wanted to Open a Gym?

Some of you may recall an article I wrote years ago, not long after I left Cressey Sports Performance, where I demonstrably stated I would never want to open a gym on my own. For those who need their memory jogged – or for those who missed it altogether – you can check it out… Read more

Porcelain Post: Trying to Answer a Question That Has No Right Answer.

NOTE: The term “Porcelain Post” was invented by Brian Patrick Murphy and Pete Dupuis. Without getting into the specifics, it describes a post that can be read in the same time it takes you to go #2. Huh, I guess that was more specific than I thought. Enjoy. Trying to Answer a Question That Has No Right Answer… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 6/7/19

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

Achieving a Goal Versus Achieving Success: My Take

I’m currently reading Dan John’s latest opus, 40 Years With a Whistle: Life Lessons From the Field of Play. I enjoy Dan, and I really enjoy his writing. One chapter in particular – Chapter 8: Achieving a Goal versus Achieving Success – resonated with me, and I wanted to take today to pontificate, mirror, and… Read more

Static Posture: It’s Just Information

Posture. This is not an exhaustive blog on the topic. It’s more like an amuse bouche or bite-sized commentary on a pet peeve of mine: Fitness professionals who place waaaaay too much emphasis on it (often times to the detriment of the client/athlete). As well as a scenario where we might pay a little closer… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 5/31/19

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