Posts Tagged with "John Romaniello"

Exercises You Should Be Doing: DB Fly Away

Pareto’s Principle states that 80% of the effects will result from 20% of the causes. This “rule” can be applied to everything from farming to business (and everything in between). 80% of the profit comes from 20% of the yield. 80% of your sales comes from 20% of your clients. 80% of why I never… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 4/1/16

I’m heading back to my old stomping grounds this weekend in Upstate NY. Tomorrow I’ll appear at my alma mater – SUNY Cortland – along with Mark Fisher, Dr. Cassandra Forsythe, Dr. Spencer Nadolsky, and Dr. John Brand for the SUNY Cortland Personal Training Conference. [If you’re in the area – Syracuse, Rochester, Ithaca, Hoth… Read more

Thoughts on “Dad Bod”

I think it was a year or two ago when the term “thigh gap” was all the rage. It seemed I couldn’t log onto any of my social media accounts or peruse the internet without being bombarded by the phrase. The premise was pretty dumb. Women (not all of them mind you) were transfixed by… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 9/11/14

Well, if you’re reading this post you know I landed safely in the UK!! I purposely didn’t program this post to go up automatically because 1) I’m superstitious and 2) due to my proclivity for superstition, I somehow convinced myself that if I pre-programmed this post to go up – due to travel – something… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: I’m in NYC Edition

First things first:  I have to give a brief shout out to one John Romaniello and his new wife Mrs. Neghar (formerly Fonooni) Romaniello on their freshly minted nuptials. I had the lovely honor of being invited to their wedding this past weekend (last night, actually) here in the Big Apple, and it was every… Read more

Miscellaneous Miscellany Monday: Engineering the Alpha and Yet Another Red Meat Scare (sigh)

UPDATE:  The post below was written roughly four hours prior to the horrible events that happened in Boston today. Just wanted to say thank you to all who reached out via email and social media to check in on me. I am okay (I was actually at CP when everything happened). Had a few friends… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: Get-Ups, Conditioning, and Becoming the Expert

WIth Lisa starting the process of studying for her licensure exam on a nightly basis (she’s currently on the home stretch of her post-doctorate Fellowship), it’s given me the opportunity to catch up on some much needed reading. Of course, like an asstard I made the mistake of starting season three of The Walking Dead… Read more

5 Mistakes I Made as a Trainer and Coach That You Should Avoid

Here’s a little TG trivia for all of you: it was never my intention to become a personal trainer or strength coach. That wasn’t my game plan at least.  Nope, my game plan, and what I went to school for, was to become a health teacher. Bachelor’s degree in Health Education, thank you very much…. Read more