Recap of the 2018 Perform Better Functional Training Summit

Hello, and welcome to this review of the 2018 Functional Training Summit on HaroldGibbons.com! I’ve written a detailed review of each Summit that I’ve attended since the very first one in 2011, distilling the most important information from each talk to share with as many people as possible. Whether you’re swimming in the deep end …

My Take on Cosgrove’s Hierarchy Of Fat Loss

"How long have you been doing this?" I stopped to think about the answer when a Ninja asked me that question last week, and I didn't know right away. Coaching people? It's been around 6 years. Writing about what I've been learning? Maybe 8 years. Learning about fitness? That's been 10 years, and I know …

Tight Hips Or Lower Back? This Can Help!

If you spend a lot of your day sitting, you know that it can make your entire body ache. Your hip flexors and lower back feel tight, and it can become harder to feel your glutes and abs working. Here’s a move that I think can help! It’s called the Iso(metric) Cook Hip Lift. We’ve …

A Case For Trying New Things: My First Cyclocross Race

Is there something that you’re interested in, but have yet to try? Maybe it’s because there isn’t a ‘bite sized’ version of the activity, or you don’t feel that you’re prepared for it. I’m here to tell you a little secret – you don’t have to be prepared for it. You just have to do it.

Announcement: Motivation and Movement LAB Live on Facebook

Hey y'all!  Today I have a short and sweet announcement and reminder for you: My esteemed colleague Geoffrey Hemingway and I have been getting together for a few Fridays now to chat on Facebook LIVE as we prepare for our upcoming Motivation and Movement LAB on February 17th-18th. Our conversations cover life at Mark Fisher Fitness, what we're learning to …

M/M LAB is back: February 17-18, 2018

Almost three years ago, I began dreaming about a new approach to fitness education events for personal trainers, strength coaches, and fitness instructors. I wanted to create a space for those eager to learn to dive deep into new ideas and get their hands dirty, rather than waiting until Monday morning to figure out on …