Start Exercising, Then Start Training

Hey friends, welcome back to another episode of HGTV.  In the next 5-minutes, I’m going to talk to you about my love/hate relationship with the phrase on this shirt, that reads, “Stop exercising, start training.” I got this shirt at the 2017 Perform Better Functional Training Summit, and as you can see it’s got Perform …

Is Suffering Necessary in Health and Fitness?

Hey friends, in the next five minutes I'm going to talk to you about Suffering in Fitness. Should your workout feel like suffering? Is pain really weakness leaving the body, as those t-shirts say? If you can think of any other stereotypical Fitness one-liners, let me know in the comments! Now, let's dive in. I …

Recap of the 2019 Perform Better Functional Training Summit

Hello, and welcome to my annual review of the 2019 Perform Better Functional Training Summit! Or as I like to call the event, Fitness Christmas! The Functional Training Summit is one of the best educational events that health and fitness professionals can possibly attend, and in my review I do my best to capture the …

Relaxing With Kyle Langworthy

On Thursday morning, I had a short NYC commute from Harlem to the Upper West Side. Things got long after that. I picked up Kyle “The Beast” Langworthy, and we ventured out to Providence, R.I. for the Perform Better Functional Training Summit.  Kyle's the manager of semi-private training at MFF, and we took a few …

Steward of Strength: How I Believe We Should Coach

This past Monday I celebrate two different one year anniversaries.  The obvious one to anyone that I ran into was that after a year of growing a beard, or a yeard, I shaved.  The subtle and more significant one was celebrating my first year at Mark Fisher Fitness. I met Mark and fitness managers Kyle …