Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 7/12/21

My good friend Bryan Krahn and I are going to be drumming up a little sumthin, sumthin in the coming months. It’ll be a training program for dads (and moms) that’ll take into account that: 1) Your time is limited. 2) You’re not 25 anymore. 3) You still want to be the most diesel looking… Read more

How To Make Your Programs Programs Your Clients Will Actually Follow

This article is not going to dive into the x’s and o’s of program design. For that you can peruse my Resources Page and find plenty of options to fit your fancy. Instead, today, I wanted to peel the onion (so-to-speak) and discuss the layers of program design that rarely get discussed. Copyright: wavebreakmediamicro /… Read more

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