Aristotle, Enthymemes, And The Secret Formula of Spongebob Memes

This year, I read the classic book Rhetoric by the Ancient Greek intellectual Aristotle. This is the foundational text for persuasion and rhetoric. It has the whole “logos, pathos, ethos” thing that we learned in middle school.  But there was one concept that Aristotle mentions at length, which he called enthymemes… Which explains ALL of … Continue reading Aristotle, Enthymemes, And The Secret Formula of Spongebob Memes

Restoring Posture In Junior Hockey Players

The first training session with the Vermont Lumberjacks this fall, I asked the group if they’ve ever felt hip flexor or groin pain. Literally every single hand went up. In my role as the strength and conditioning coach for the Vermont Lumberjacks, I’ve been able to witness how over forty 16-20 year old hockey players … Continue reading Restoring Posture In Junior Hockey Players

What I’ve Learned: Communication is Key

Note: This was the first article I wrote that was published on the Fit 2 Excel Blog. It was written in October 2017, just a few months into my journey as a personal trainer. ---------------------------------------------------------- Since I started as a personal trainer at Fit 2 Excel, I have learned something new every single day. Whether it … Continue reading What I’ve Learned: Communication is Key