Posts Tagged with "Todd Bumgardner"

Stuff To Read While You’re Pretending To Work: 3/2/18

It’s Friday. You know how we do. BUT FIRST…(SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS, STUFF I’VE WRITTEN, & OTHER TIDBITS CURATED TO SHOWCASE HOW IMPORTANT I AM) 1) Coaching Competency – Sterling, VA Excited to head back to the DC area and present at Beyond Strength Performance NOVA in Sterling, VA. Assessment, program design, exercise technique, how to make… Read more

3 Tips For Personal Trainer Personal Development

Today’s guest post comes courtesy of good friend and Jedi strength coach, Todd Bumgardner. Many don’t know this, but Todd was one of the people who encouraged me most when I was thinking about leaving Cressey Sports Performance and going off on my own. He’s a no-bullshitter and someone who tells it like it is…. Read more

How to Make Your Clients Super F***ing Strong (While Also Keeping Them Healthy)

Today’s guest post comes courtesy of one of my favorite people in this world, Todd Bumgardner. Todd’s a straight-shooter (if you couldn’t tell from the title of this post) and a coach I respect a ton. He and Chris Merritt started The Strength Faction not too long and the premise is simple: it’s strength coaching… Read more

You’re a Coach, You’re Busy, Lets Adapt

There’s a thick common thread that weaves throughout the fitness industry, for coaches in particular. Copyright: venezolana74 / 123RF Stock Photo This common thread is made of stress and loops its way through our daily schedules. It pulls on our time blocks and puts us in a crunch. We’re giving all of our time, and… Read more

Stuff To Read While You’re Pretending To Work: 6/24/16

I’m mad at myself. Not for something stupid like forgetting to turn the stove off or forgetting to send in my quarterly taxes. No, I’m mad at myself for slacking in the movie-watching department. Anyone who knows me well knows how much I love watching movies, and how much I pride myself on being a… Read more

Are We Men?

Note From TG: Today’s guest post comes from good friend, Todd Bumgardner. Todd’s written several articles for this site, and when he reached out recently asking me if he could write something I, of course, obliged. After all, Todd was the inspiration behind THIS post I wrote several months ago which resonated with many people… Read more

How To Get the Best Out of Your Athletes and Clients: 4 Points For Better Coaching

Today’s guest post comes courtesy of my good friend and phenomenal strength coach, Todd Bumgardner. Enjoy! A few moons ago I was a promising high school football player. Quarterback offensively and a defensive utility man. I was good enough to get recruited by schools from D3 to the lower D1 levels—eventually settling on a tiny… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 5/30/14

A few housekeeping items before we begin. 1.  Can you freakin believe we’re two days away from June already?  This year is flying by! 2.  Lisa and I saw X-Men: Days of Future Past last weekend, and I have to say I liked it didn’t love it.  I still feel my favorite film in the… Read more