Posts in "personal training"

The State of Corrective Fitness: 2019

This is going to be neat. My friend and colleague (and author of the brand spankin new book, Day By Day: The Personal Trainer’s Blueprint to Achieving Ultimate Success), Kevin Mullins, reached out to me recently and asked, “Tony, why don’t you wear pants when you coach can I write a series for your site… Read more

Glute Training For Athletes

If you’re a personal trainer or strength coach you likely work with clients and athletes who 1) have glutes and 2) are looking to up their glute game. Today’s guest post by strength coach, Menachem Brodie, goes a bit further down the rabbit hole than just giving you a bunch of glute-centric exercises to consider…. Read more

The Subtle Art of Shutting Up and Listening

Today’s guest post comes courtesy of TG.com regular, and my 1-day-per-week training partner, Justin Kompf. Listening, I mean really listening, is a learned skill and takes a lot of (purposeful) practice to master. Those who are able to so, however, are often the ones who separate themselves from the masses in the fitness industry. This… Read more

The Words We Use Matter

A few weeks ago, while in LA presenting, I was asked a simple question by one of the attendees: “What’s the one thing you’ve adopted or changed the most as a coach in the past 2-3 years?“ A simple inquiry to be sure. However, it required a bit of heft to answer. I mean it’s… Read more

You Are Never Too Good To Work in a Commercial Gym

I’m still in London at the moment. I’ve been having a blast taking in the sights and hanging out with my wife and little man. I’ve done zero writing. Fret not. I coaxed another friend of mine – with a handmade coupon for a redeemable tickle fight – to write a guest post for the… Read more

Confessions of a Middle-Aged Personal Trainer

I’m currently in Europe.[/footnote]Nah, nah, nah, nah, nahhhhhhhh. I had a speaking engagement Bonn (Germany) this past weekend, and I’m doing a 2-day workshop in London this coming weekend. Before that, though, Amsterdam is on the docket starting tomorrow. Figured it would be a good idea to queue up this guest post from personal trainer… Read more

The One Thing That Annoys Me Most About the Fitness Industry

I consider myself a fairly even keeled guy. I try not to sweat the details nor to come across as someone who complains or argues about trivial things such as traffic, the weather, low bar vs. high bar back squats, LCHF diets vs. any other diet equated for protein and total calories, or which is… Read more

Is Age Just a Number? Is There a Way To Be Taken Seriously Before 30 In the Fitness Industry?

Today’s guest post comes courtesy of Sydney, Australia based strength coach Meer Awny. There’s a common theme in the fitness industry, especially amongst young and upcoming coaches/trainers, that in order to gain recognition or notoriety there’s some “deep state” secret algorithm that exists: Social media follows + number of letters you can squeeze next to… Read more