Everyone Should Get in The Pool At Least Once Per Week. Here’s Why!

Friends, in this 3-5 minute read I’m going to tell you all about how I was wrong in 2016. Well, maybe not wrong, but I got pretty frustrated about something, and I've since changed my mind. At the Perform Better Summit that year, I heard one of the world’s most elite level athletic performance coaches …

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 …

Should You Foam Roll Your Lower Back? Here’s the Answer

Let's get the short answer out the way first: Probably not.  That's a wrap! Or, if you have 10-minutes, let's explore a more nuanced answer.  As per usual, the answer isn't simply yes or no.  Today we'll examine the reasons why you'd want to self-massage your lower back, and effective solutions to your soreness or tightness. …

This Will Make You Better: Cook Squat with Reach

Let's talk perspective.  At any given point in time, the position that you're in probably isn't that important.  Slide out to a broader timeline, and I believe that the positions that we're regularly in can matter, especially when we're considering making movement as reflexive and natural as possible.  If we can make our unloaded movement as …

Catabolism is Bullshit

Bodybuilders fascinate me.  They work very hard, grow freakishly big, and can do some pretty damn cool things with muscle.  While I don't have any aspirations to be a bodybuilder, I do enjoy learning about the science behind how they pack on muscle and strip off fat. Most people have similar goals, albeit not to …