Posts in "Program Design"

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

The Undeniable, Stone Cold #1 Mistake People Make When Performing Pushups

Push-Ups. I get it. On a scale of 1 to NASCAR they’re not very exciting. They’re not exciting to perform, much less write about. You think I want to sit here and write about push-ups? I can think of a litany of things I’d rather write about: Standing in line at the Post Office. Rugs…. Read more

5 Advanced Push-Up Variations You Might Not Have Tried. SPOILER: You Haven’t

My good friend Meghan Callaway released her latest resource today…The Ultimate Push-Up Program. If I had to choose a Mt. Rushmore of people who are badass at push-ups it would go: Rocky He-Man T-1000 Meghan Callaway Just like her previous product – The Ultimate Pull-Up Program – Meghan leaves no stone unturned with regards to… Read more

Simple Shoulder Savers (Minimal Equipment Edition)

Since I’m on the topic of shoulders: Subtle (but not really) reminder that mine and Dean Somerset’s (Even More) Complete Shoulder & Hip Blueprint is now on sale through this weekend. In fact, you can purchase that OR the combo pack (includes both version 1.0 & 2.0) for a hefty discount in addition to taking… Read more

How Position Affects Mood: Another Thing You Didn’t Know About Core Control

I figured we could all use a reprieve from the barrage of “at home” exercises and workouts everyone is posting of late. #COVID19sucksdonkeyballs My good friend and London based personal trainer, Luke Worthington, released his Core Training Guidebook recently and in light of that wrote up this guest post that takes a bit of a… 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

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

How to Tell If You’re Getting Stronger in the Gym

Granted I’m biased, but I truly feel making a concerted effort to get strong(er) in the gym is the way to go for most people. Strength is the base for pretty much everything; it’s the “thing” that most all other attributes we strive to improve upon is tethered to Speed, power, endurance, Laser Tag world… Read more