Building Strong Women Starts With You, Coach

Today’s EPIC guest post comes courtesy of regular (and fav), Erica Suter. Working with young female athletes isn’t solely about Q-angles and the x’s and o’s of a proper depth jump landing. It’s also about recognizing that they’re not delicate snowflakes and that they very much can train just like the boys (and oftentimes… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 1/8/21

CHECK THIS OUT FIRST 1.  Kabuki Education Week is Coming I’m excited to announce that I’ll be one of 55+ industry leaders taking part in Kabuki Education Week that’ll be taking place February 1-7, 2021. Kabuki Education Week – Hosted by Kabuki Strength – is a unique opportunity to attend 40+ live hour-long lectures (with Q&A) presented by… Read more

Factors to Consider When Training Around Pain

Getting hurt is a drag. It’s even more of a drag when you’re someone who’s used to being active and an injury prevents you from training consistently or prevents you from training as hard as you’d like. There’s generally two approaches many people take: 1. Complete rest. 2. Conjure up their inner Jason Bourne and… Read more

1-Minute Deadlift Tip: Use Squats to Build Your Deadlift

I’ve always been painfully slow off the floor when I deadlift. Like, you could be watching the movie Titanic and I’d juuuuust be getting the barbell off the floor by the time you got to the part where Rose lets go of Jack. If this sounds like you, you may need some more squats in… Read more

Exercises You Should Be Doing: Busdriver Hip Airplane

Happy 2021 everyone. I hope each and every one of you had a splendid Holiday season – in whatever way (or iteration) you chose to celebrate – and that the start of this year serves as a welcome reprieve from the galactic shit show that was 2020. The pandemic resulted in a proverbial “pause button”… Read more

Top Articles of 2020: Guest Posts

I am truly fortunate that so many great coaches and trainers in the industry want to write for my site. My writing mojo waned this past year for myriad of reasons and I relied quite a bit on others to fill in the gaps. Honestly, it got to the point where if someone wanted to… Read more

Top Articles of 2020: MY Picks

Yesterday I highlighted the best articles from 2020 based off analytics, or those blog posts that received the most web traffic (and ticker tape parades). Today I’m pointing the spotlight on MY favorite articles from 2020. The ones I felt should earn me a Pulitzer. Because it’s all about meeeeeeeeeeeee. Top Articles of 2020: MY… Read more

Top Articles of 2020: Readers’ Picks

It’s that time of year where I spend the next few days highlighting the best content of the past 365 days on this website. SPOILER ALERT: This year suuuuuuuuuuucked (in case the picture of the dumpster fire didn’t give it away). Everyone’s life was affected in one way or another because of the pandemic. Speaking… Read more