The Dubious D Word of the Fitness Industry

Here’s a hint: It’s not dorsiflexion, diastasis, disc herniation, or density set. And it’s also not deload, DOMS, or dorsal talonavicular ligament. <– say that three times fast. Nope, the most dubious “D” word I’m referring to and the word I wish more fitness professionals would use LESS is… …dysfunction. Stop It. Stop It Right… Read more

Get Your Hips Nice-n-Juicy Prior to Your Lower Body Workout

I know, I know… …most of you reading don’t have enough eye-rolls to give. I mean, I get it: a blog post on warming-up is about as exciting as me writing about breathing drills, how to make kale chips, or, I don’t know, NASCAR. But two things: 1. This post will be short and sweet…. Read more

Now Available: Even More Complete Shoulder and Hip Blueprint

After over a year of development, fine tuning, and presenting multiple times to get the fine points just right, Dean Somerset and I have finally released “(Even More) Complete Shoulder & Hip Blueprint” – a brand spankin new product with new content – and it’s on sale now. Get the Hotness In 2016 Dean Somerset… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 8/2/19

BUT FIRST…CHECK THIS STUFF OUT 1.Strong Body-Strong Mind Workshop – Chicago, IL (w/ Dr. Lisa Lewis) This is happening Sunday, August 18, 2019 Go HERE to register. This workshop is designed for fitness professionals – personal trainers, strength & conditioning coaches, physical therapists, etc – to provide both physical & psychological tools to help build your brand, business,… Read more

Let’s Not Make Things More Complicated Than They Have to Be: The Hip Hinge

Some things, no doubt, are complicated: Long division The Kreb’s cycle Nuclear fission Brexit Figuring out the plot of West World Vaginas There’s a bevy of examples in the universe. I’m sure collectively we can think of several hundred (if not thousands) of them. The hip hinge isn’t one of them. Or, at least it… Read more

A Cool Way to Upgrade Your Landmine Variations: The Gut Wrench

Whoa – I was thiiiis close to titling this post “A Cool Way to HACK Your Landmine Variations,” and then I remembered I can’t stand people who use that word incessantly. Hack. You see articles or blog posts use it all…the…time, as if to imply 1) they know something we don’t, some short-cut no one… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 7/26/19

It’s official: I thought I felt like a bag of dicks yesterday, but I really feel like a bag of dicks today. The jet lag was fairly manageable yesterday and Lisa and I were both like “huh, not too shabby.” Today, though, it’s kicked into high gear and next level shitty. It’s so bad I don’t… Read more

Upcoming Speaking Engagements: The Jet Lag Edition

I feel like a bag of dicks today. Well, not that bad considering the 2o hour total flight time (in addition to a four hour layover in LAX) Lisa and I endured yesterday making our way back to Boston from Australia. I don’t know, maybe I feel more like a bag of soggy potatoes? Either… Read more