Posts Tagged with "Max Shank"

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 7-22-16

I man of few words today, so lets jump right into this weeks list of stuff to read. Elite Athletic Development 3.0 – Mike Robertson & Joe Kenn Today’s the last day to save $100 off this 10 DVD set. Mike and Joe are two of the most respected coaches in strength and conditioning, and… Read more

Stuff To Read While You’re Pretending To Work: 2/26/16

  Before we dive into this week’s list: 1) Be sure to check out my updated speaking schedule HERE. Early bird rate still applies for mine and Dean Somerset’s workshop at Vigor Ground Fitness in Seattle at …..hint, hint, nudge, nudge. 2) Still haven’t tried Athletic Greens? What’s the dealo? Check THIS out for 50%… Read more

5 Strategies for Healthy Shoulders

Unlike Dan John, I lack the ability to seemingly rattle off an array of quotable quotes with the frequency of a Donald Trump soundbite. That said, every now and then luck strikes and I chime in with gem like this: “Lifting weights isn’t supposed to tickle.” Muscles are going to get sore, and joints are… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 12/19/14

In case you missed it yesterday (I posted it later than usual), I had the opportunity to be a guest on the Inside the Athletic Grind Podcast earlier this week. I know pretty much everyone and their mailman is listening to the Serial Podcast nowadays, but if you need a slight change of pace, and… Read more

But Can You Move Your Body?

I hate Max Shank. He’s a phenomenal strength coach with a unique perspective and approach that I admire. He’s also a lovely human being. But I still hate him. Why?  Because I’m not him. He can do cool stuff like deadlift 315 (for reps)….on one leg. He can do handstands, backflips, L-sits, overhead press a… Read more

Add Some “Flow” to Your Warm-Up

I could easily pull a fast one and just tell everyone to start playing some Tribe Called Quest or Nas during their warm-ups and call it day. Done, you just added some flow. But I feel that would do nothing but yield a bunch of weird looks and not really give me much “cred” as… Read more