Are You Training or Trending?

Since I moved from Boston to Raleigh and opened up my own gym I have realized there is a crossroads when it comes to selling training. A lot of people want what is sexy and social media does a great job of this. There are many trends such as "build your booty programs" and "high intensity everything" as well as "random acts of fitness" thrown together because of the gram! What isn't sexy though is just plain old "good training".

Is Fitness an Issue for Liverpool FC?

By Jonathan Carroll Are the current Liverpool squad lacking a physical edge? In every game this season Brendan Rodgers' men have fallen off the pace quite drastically in the second half of each game. Jonathan Carroll examines what may be behind the apparent lack of match prepardness. Recently Raymond Verheijen tweeted "Liverpool has clearly faded... Continue Reading →

Conditioning Without Running

Mark Rippetoe recently posted an interesting article on the misconception that you can only become conditioned through running miles. In his article "Conditioning is a Sham" Mark goes into detail on how strength is relative to certain lines of work and also that novice trainees need to plan their conditioning sparingly.

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