Posts in "Strength Training"

Tony and Roman Talk Superheros and Fat Loss

A few days ago I promised everyone an interview with my good friend John Romaniello, who just released his new product, Superhero Fat Loss. As is the case every time he and I get together, shenanigans and tomfoolery are had, but you’re also going to learn a thing or two as well. What IS SuperHero… Read more

Is There Such a Thing As “Knee Friendly” Squats?

Not long ago I filmed a vlog about the difference between box squats and squats TO a box.  While to the casual fitness enthusiast there may be no differentiation between the two variations (a squat’s a squat, right?), these are probably the same people who feel PCs are the same thing as Macs. That’s just… Read more

Exercises You Should Be Doing: Band Lateral Lunge with OH Driver

I wish I were more like Ben Bruno. Sure the guy is a freak of nature when it comes to feats of strength, but even more admirable is the uncanny ability he has when it comes to thinking of cool and innovative exercises that I’ve never seen before. It’s like the guy has a perpetual… Read more

Supreme Strength

I’m posting this a little later than usual, I know. But for those who aren’t in the loop, I’ve been traveling all day and have officially touched down in Canada, baby!  Lisa and I have been on the go since 4 AM this morning trekking from Boston to Edmonton, and after taking a few moments… Read more

Q and A: Hypermobility and the Olympic Lifts

Q: I’ve recently got into Olympic lifting, but my hamstrings are so flexible, I have no tension at the bottom and lose power. Also, my shoulders are unstable when I snatch and my wrists bend too far back when I push press, etc. I’ve just purchased wrist straps, but I’m not sure what to do… Read more

Big Without Strong is Nothing

In keeping with the “back to basics” theme from yesterday, here’s my latest article published on T-nation.com which served as more of “rant” piece than anything else. It’s pretty awesome.  You should check it out. I’m a strength coach. I spend much of my day making people bigger, faster, and stronger – with a heavy… Read more

The Reasons You’re Not Getting Stronger

Today I’d like to share a guest post I wrote for a really cool website….Greatist.com. As the name suggests, it’s a site dedicated to helping people become “great” by providing some of the best health and fitness information on the internet.  I was contacted by one of their higher ups a few weeks ago asking… Read more