Recap of the 2015 Perform Better Functional Training Summit

Thursday morning.  I leave Harlem, pick up my Mark Fisher Fitness co-worker Kyle Langworthy on The Upper West Side, and we hit I-95 northbound. We're going to Providence, Rhode Island, for Perform Better's Functional Training Summit.  It's my 6th year going, and I can honestly tell you that it's one of my favorite weekends of …

Tuesday Talk with Billy Rom of Superior Athletics

Today I have the pleasure of sharing an awesome new Tuesday Talk featuring Billy Rom.  To best introduce Bill, I have to tell you about our first date. Bill and I were introduced by our mutual friend Rich, who said that Billy and I were both into the same types of websites.  If you're reading …

TRX Group Course Review

7:00am.  Sunday.  My alarm clock goes off.  I'm meeting fellow MFF trainer Geoff Hemingway on the A train at 7:50am.  We're heading to Union Square for a day long TRX Group Course at Nimble Fitness. Wait.  What? That's right, the first continuing education experience of the year was a group exercise course.  The TRX has long been a …

A Note on “Influence” for Serious Trainers

Greatist.com published their annual compilation of the 100 most influential people in health and fitness yesterday.  I spotted the link in my Twitter feed, and clicked through right away. https://twitter.com/mboyle1959/status/552934268461400065 Perhaps prepped by Coach Boyle's use of "interesting," I began reading with cynical intentions.  Who had mastered business and social media to extent that their …

Tuesday Talks: Amanda Wheeler

Here's an awesome announcement for our first Tuesday of the year.  Are you ready? I'm starting a weekly, short-format interview series that will explore the lifestyle and fitness thoughts of the best coaches in the world.  The focus will be on people who "get it" so to speak.  What is it called? I'm focusing on …