Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 2/7/20

BUT FIRST…I’M LIKE, REALLY, REALLY IMPORTANT (Things I’ve appeared in, places I’m going, you know, important stuff) 1. (Even More) Complete Shoulder & Hip Blueprint – Athens, Greece: Saturday, Feb 29th & Sunday, March 1st, 2020 It’s official: This marks the sixth year in a row Dean Somerset and I are presenting together. We’re so excited to… Read more

3 Mistakes Intermediate Lifters Make When Continuing a Fitness Program. And How to Fix Them

Last week personal trainer, Shane McLean, wrote a guest post for this site titled “4 Mistakes Beginners Make When Starting a Fitness Program (and How to Fix Them).” In case you missed it you can check it out HERE. When I read it I was like, “goddammit, this is good.” How dare you Shane, HOW… Read more

4 Things to Consider When Working With Postpartum Women

I say this with unabashed sincerity: “THE best course I’ve taken 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 in this resource. I… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 1/31/20

BUT FIRST…I’M LIKE, REALLY, REALLY IMPORTANT (Things I’ve appeared in, places I’m going, you know, important stuff) 1. (Even More) Complete Shoulder & Hip Blueprint – Athens, Greece: Saturday, Feb 29th & Sunday, March 1st, 2020 It’s official: This marks the sixth year in a row Dean Somerset and I are presenting together. We’re so excited… Read more

Top 4 Mistakes Beginners Make When Starting a Fitness Program. And How to Fix Them

I’m stuck in the midst of an avalanche of entrepreneurial shenanigans this week, so apologies for the lack of content on my end. I do, however, have a first-class guest post from TG.com regular contributor, Shane McLean today discussing some common mistakes many beginners make in pursuing their health/fitness goals. But unlike a lot of… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 1/24/20

BUT FIRST…I’M LIKE, REALLY, REALLY IMPORTANT (Things I’ve appeared in, places I’m going, you know, important stuff) 1. (De)-Constructing the Deadlift & Squat – Stoneham, MA: Sunday, January 26, 2020 ** THIS WEEKEND. Some seats still available if you’re bored…;o) I’m teaming up with Brad Cox of ACUMobility for this 6-hour workshop where we’ll discuss hip assessment… Read more

Trashing the Word Can’t: Why It’s Either You Will, or You Won’t

Today’s guest post comes courtesy of TG.com fan-favorite, Justin Kompf. And by “fan-favorite” I mean his one fan, his mom. Just kidding. Justin’s my good friend, occasional training partner, and has written a ton of content for this site, but it’s been awhile… …and I was excited to see this article waiting in my inbox… Read more

Exercises You Should Be Doing: This Is One That Will Make Your Shoulders Feel Better

When it comes to overall shoulder health there are a bevy of factors to consider: Rotator cuff strength Tissue quality Overuse Programming balance Even exercise technique (and how joints are loaded) All are important and things I consider myself when working with a new client who’s shoulder isn’t feeling great. However, there’s one “thing” that’s… Read more