Form Fix: Forearm Wall Slides

If you have a shoulder (or two) chances are there’s been a time in your life where things haven’t felt great. This sentiment is only amplified if you happen to be someone who lives an active lifestyle playing sports and/or enjoys lifting heavy things. There are a myriad of culprits that can lead to shoulder… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Stuck at Home Not Wearing Pants: 6/12/20

THE WEEKLY BRIEF UPDATE 1. I’ll start with a brief #achillesgate2020 update. It’s been a little over a week and a half since my surgery and things seem to be progressing nicely. I mean, I’m not really doing anything: NOTE: don’t show my surgeon THIS. But for all intents and purposes I’m doing my best… Read more

The Words We Use Matter. Again.

It’s been a minute since I’ve written anything on this site. In fact, this is the longest I have gone without writing anything…like, at all. For those unaware, about two and a half weeks ago I ruptured the Achilles tendon in my right lower leg fighting ninjas sprinting. I’m okay. My ego took a bit… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Stuck at Home Not Wearing Pants: 5/22/20

THE WEEKLY BRIEF UPDATE Still in Florida…;o) I’ll spare you the gloating, but needless to say it was the right move. Oh, hey, did you notice I released my new CORE @ Home platform? It’s designed so that I can deliver workouts you can perform at home – pants optional – using minimal equipment. You… Read more

Exercises You Should Be Doing: Copenhagen Side Plank Shenanigans

Just to get the obvious question out of the way: I have ZERO idea why the Copenhagen Side Plank is called what it is. My educated guess is it’s not because it was popularized in Detroit. In THIS article, though, via Carl Valle, he notes the origin of the exercise is a bit of a… Read more

4 Maybe New to You Goblet Squat Variations

Alas, I will never be a fitness influencer. First of all, the mere thought of even calling myself something like that invokes an immediate gag reflex. But more to the point I am not nearly creative enough to fall into that camp. I mean, a true fitness influencer would have used any of the following… Read more

Introducing CORE at Home: Workouts You Can Perform In Your Living Room

I’m excited to announce my new CORE @ Home platform. I’ve spent the last several weeks working with my boy Alex from Copter Labs to develop a resource which will allow me to send weekly workouts to your living room.   It’s Free(ish) Many of us have been forced to workout from home the last… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Stuck at Home Not Wearing Pants: 5/8/20

THE WEEKLY BRIEF UPDATE We fucking did it! My wife and I packed our shit (and Julian) into our car last Saturday night and took off for Florida early Sunday morning. It took us three hours on the dot to get from Boston to NYC. And then we went 55 MPH across the GW Bridge… Read more