August 28, 2018

Many people have been told they're breathing wrong. They've been told they're not using their diaphragm. Further, they've been told that diaphragmatic breathing involves pushing out the stomach on the inhale. This is generally cued as "breathing into your belly." But i...

August 23, 2018

It seems like every time I get on Instagram, I see a post assuring women that lifting weights won’t make them bulky or “manly.” Generally these posts talk about the difference in levels of free testosterone between men and women. I know these posts are well intentioned...

August 10, 2018

Finding a Movement Practice

A wise man once said, “Consistency trumps intensity every time,” but if you look at any mainstream fitness magazine, they’re going to have workout templates to get you “bikini-ready” in six weeks. You’re sold a magic bullet workout, the one t...

August 3, 2018

A lot of fitness gurus want you to believe that they have an insane amount of grit, and that’s what keeps them going. But while grit comes in handy when the going gets rough, relying on it for your whole (hopefully lifelong) fitness journey sounds downright awful. Besi...

August 3, 2018

(10-12 minute read, 7 minutes for first part)

Whenever I come across an awkward squat, the first question I ask the squatter is, “Have you heard the rule that you shouldn’t allow your knees to go past your toes?” Most of the time, the answer is yes. When I left the in...

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