Interview with Strength Coach Alex Tanskey

When Alex Tanskey isn't wearing quality Christmas sweaters or deadlifting over 500lbs he occasionally likes to do an interview. I sat down with Alex to listen to what he had to say about saying goodbye to long time clients before his move from Boston to North Carolina, the keys to training for life, the difference between... Continue Reading →

10 Things I Learned in 2016

It seems like it was just a few weeks ago that I was heading to Indianapolis with  Joe Young to attend the Joel Jamieson Certified Conditioning Course. Personally, it was a fantastic year. I married an amazing woman, I made strides to better myself by doing more continuing ed than ever and I was able to... Continue Reading →

The Coach Code

If you're a strength coach, physical preparation coach or trainer in the "fitness" industry then you will want to make sure that you are coming across as being a professional in everything you do. This post was spurred by a comment from a new client of mine who mentioned how his previous coach at a big... Continue Reading →

Top 10 Takeaways from “Why Zebras Don’t Get Ulcers”

  While I was away on vacation in St. Maarten I re-read one of the most encompassing books on stress there is out there. Reading about stress on vacation........there's a joke in there somewhere. Robert Sapolsky's "Why Zebra's Don't Get Ulcers" is a must read and having done so originally around three years ago I... Continue Reading →

Training Room Seminar

    On Saturday July 25th the Training Room staff will host a symposium at TR2 in Somerville. The topics to be discussed are as follows. "Building a Stronger Runner" - Chris The TGU: Benefits & Breakdown - Derek Train Like an Athlete - Jonathan Defeat & Dominate your Deadlift - Alex Sign-up is open... Continue Reading →

What Happened to Strong & Tough?

You're strong but are you tough? What do the words, strong and tough mean to you? Feats of strength are posted all over social media, but the toughness aspect has slowly faded away from modern culture. A pet peeve of mine is how "soft" we have become as a society.  Some of the following can... Continue Reading →

5 Food Rules to Follow

  In order to stay on top of your goals, whatever they may be, nutrition plays a key role. When it comes to food, we all need guidelines and here are 5 practical rules to embrace right now. Everybody says they "eat well" and that they don't need help in that area but it's usually... Continue Reading →

Eat Well, Live Well February 2015

Some tips on grocery shopping from Eirinn Dougherty and how much you could save by cooking at home on a regular basis.

Tom Brady & Your Nutritional Choices

With SuperBowl Sunday in full effect it's a good time to discuss nutritional options. Being a Giants fan, it's not easy seeing the Patriots being successful while living in Boston. At least we'll always have David Tyree. This article is the first in a 2 part series. The second article, "The Personal Paleo Code -... Continue Reading →

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