Posts in "personal training"

30 Days of Shoulders: Days 21-30

30 Days of Shoulders: Days 21-30 The third and final installment of my “30 Days of Shoulders” series went live today over at T-Nation.com. All three parts cover everything from shoulder assessment and tips on shoulder friendly pressing t0 how to improve shoulder health and performance. Collectively it’ll make all your hopes and dreams come… Read more

Does Stretching Improve Performance?

I’m still overseas in the U.K. I’ve got some of my own content lined up for later this week, but today TG.com regular, Travis Hansen, was kind enough to pinch write for me today. It’s on static stretching and whether or not there’s any efficacy towards it helping to improve athletic performance. Enjoy. Does Stretching… Read more

90s Hip Hop, Complete Coach, and Mike Robertson

My good friend, Mike Robertson, released is latest resource this week…the Complete Coach Certification. Check it out here —> http://bit.ly/2lWGhpJ It’s on sale this week only (until Friday,  9/6) at a hefty discount. If you’re a strength coach, personal trainer, you work with athletes, non-athletes, Doug from accounting, or ninjas, this resource will make you… Read more

The Dubious D Word of the Fitness Industry

Here’s a hint: It’s not dorsiflexion, diastasis, disc herniation, or density set. And it’s also not deload, DOMS, or dorsal talonavicular ligament. <– say that three times fast. Nope, the most dubious “D” word I’m referring to and the word I wish more fitness professionals would use LESS is… …dysfunction. Stop It. Stop It Right… Read more

Static Posture: It’s Just Information

Posture. This is not an exhaustive blog on the topic. It’s more like an amuse bouche or bite-sized commentary on a pet peeve of mine: Fitness professionals who place waaaaay too much emphasis on it (often times to the detriment of the client/athlete). As well as a scenario where we might pay a little closer… Read more

How to Get Clients Working in a Commercial Gym

I received the following question from another trainer via Instagram the other day: “I wanted to know how you got clients when working in a commercial gym?” I felt it prudent to share my thoughts as a blog post in the hopes it may help some fitness pros out there. #1 Rule: Wear T-Shirts That… Read more

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