Posts Tagged with "push-ups"

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

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 4/22/16

First things first: I received a shipment of freshly minted TG “Because Heavy Things Won’t Lift Themselves” t-shirts this week. My cat looooves them. Don’t worry, I’ll knock $5 off any shirts with cat hair on them….;o) The first round resulted in some high-praise, and I’m pretty sure will be featured in NYC Fashion Week… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 9/20/13

I know I’m going to come across sounding like a broken record here, but I’m going to repeat myself nonetheless. There’s only a little over a week left to take advantage of the early bird special for mine and Dean Somerset’s weekend workshop up in Edmonton, Alberta (Canada) on October 19-20th. The Boston version held… Read more

“Glue” Exercises Gone Wrong

My girlfriend has been away for a month travelling Europe, and after putting my HAZMAT suit on and cleaning the hell out of our apartment I picked her up last night at the airport. I’m taking today off from work (and blogging) so that she and I can, “reunite.” BOM CHICKA CHICKA BOM WOW. [Lucky… Read more


Push-ups are like the Rodney Dangerfield of the fitness community – they get no respect. Often deemed a waste of time, or worse, “too easy,” push-ups are generally an after-thought with regards to exercise selection. I mean, who has time to do push-ups after four sets of bench presses, seven sets of incline presses, and… Read more

Q and A: Thinking Outside the Box

Q:  Question about push-up frequency.  I am into my fifth month of olympic lifting and while I am home for the summer from school I am working out on my own.  One thing I want to do is bring up is my chest, but I… Read more