Why You Self Sabotage, and How to Stop It

Today’s guest post come courtesy of personal trainer, strength & conditioning coach, wellness coach, and owner of more certifications than anyone on Earth, Paul Levitin. I’ve crossed paths with Paul several times throughout the years. He’s attended a workshop or two of mine and most recently we connected again at the Raise the Bar Conference… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 2/10/22

STUFF TO CHECK OUT FIRST 1. Strategic Strength Workshop – BOSTON & LONDON This Spring Luke Worthington and I will be putting on our popular Strategic Strength Workshop in both Boston, MA and London, UK. A hometown switcharoo extravaganza if you will. The purpose of this workshop is to give attendees a more thorough look into… Read more

The Difference Between Good and Bad Stiffness

Get your mind out of the gutter, I’m talking about muscles here…;o) The Difference Between Good & Bad Stiffness Having “tight” or “stiff” muscles is often viewed as a bad thing. Not losing a match of Squid Game bad, but bad nonetheless. When someone presents with a (true) muscular length limitation there are increased risks… Read more

Diets Don’t Work: Why Restrictive Eating Plans Fail (and What You Can Do Instead)

Today’s guest post comes courtesy of Minneapolis based personal trainer and nutrition coach, Megan Schall. Megan’s been a distance coaching client of mine for a number of years (I write her training programs), but is someone I’ve referred many other clients to when they have any nutritional needs or questions. She’s an awesome coach. I’m… Read more

Welcome to the School of Heart Knocks, Where the Universe Doesn’t Give a F**k About Your Problems

Today see’s the return of a TG.com OG…George Kalantzis. George is a long-time friend and colleague of mine. We first crossed paths when he started as an intern at Cressey Sports Performance over a decade ago. He then transitioned to a full-time coach where he spearheaded CSP’s Strength Camps. In the years since George has… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 1/19/22

STUFF TO CHECK OUT FIRST 1. Strategic Strength Workshop – Boston (March 2022 w/ Luke Worthington)   This coming March Luke Worthington and I will be putting on our popular Strategic Strength Workshop in Boston, MA. Check out the full details HERE. Payment plan option CEUs will be offered I’ll probably talk about deadlifts…;o) 2. COACHED: Raise the Bar Conference I’m… Read more

Confessions of an Introverted Strength Coach Revisted

People are often surprised when I state I’m an introvert. Confessions of an Introverted Strength Coach What most people fail to recognize is that “being an introvert” is part of a spectrum. No one is 100% introverted, nor are they 100% extroverted. Everyone’s a little of both. Another common misconception is that introversion is somehow… Read more

Reframing the Way You Make Your New Year’s Fitness Resolutions

I can sense the eye rolls already. “Really, Tony? A post on New Year’s resolutions? How profound and unimaginably unique!” Touche. I can appreciate that there’s no shortage of similar posts you’ve undoubtedly come across in recent days. You’re likely thiiiiiiis close to introducing your forehead to the keyboard in front of you.  What could… Read more