Browsing All Posts published on »July, 2014«

Emptying out the mailbag & clearing the history #1

July 30, 2014


This is an idea I got from Bill Simmons. Particularly during the NFL season, Simmons will empty out his email inbox. There isn’t much of a theme to it, it goes off on tangents, can be random, but it’s a way to get a bunch of different thoughts and comments out there. I thought I’d try something […]

Bodybuilding programming issues and dealing with stubborn clients

July 20, 2014


I got a couple of good questions from one commenter recently. They deal with some topics I probably haven’t talked about enough on this site. Problems I spend a lot of time thinking about and working on though. I decided to make my answers their own post. “Hi Brian I imagine most of your clients […]

What’s up with the noise my knee makes?

July 14, 2014


Crepitus -your joints making sounds- is part of a routine conversation I have with clients. Client “My shoulder, knee, [enter joint here] makes this sound.” Me “Is there any pain when it happens?” Client “No.” Me “Don’t worry about it.” The sound is usually some popping or clicking, and joints making these sounds are just […]

Why did the USMNT have so many damn hamstring injuries?

July 7, 2014


Did anyone else initially think USMNT had something to do with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (TMNT)? Michelangelo FTW. I’ve been surprised at the lack of coverage on all the injuries the US men’s soccer team had in this year’s World Cup. Particularly the muscle issues. Even more particular, the hamstring issues. Other things happened, like Demspey’s broken nose […]