In my last post, I mentioned how a deck of cards can provide a useful workout when staying in a hotel. It’s rare that I travel anywhere without cards. Card workouts aren’t your only option though. As you’ll see below, there’s plenty that can be done in a small hotel room. You don’t need a lot of space or any fancy equipment to perform an efficient, yet challenging session. Below, you’ll see one recent hotel workout of mine, and then I’ll share a takeaway lesson that extends far beyond any hotel room.
I first wrote about deck of cards workouts back around 2003. At the time, I often used a deck of cards to create random sessions as finishers or brief mini-workouts. The format for a deck of cards workout is quite simple. You start with a fully shuffled deck of cards (52 cards). All face cards […]
It’s been a while since I updated the site. Coaching has consumed most of my time, so I haven’t had many opportunities to write. What I have done though is continue to train the same way I always have. Thus, while I might not write as often as I once did, my work in the […]
If you follow my social media pages, you’ve likely seen me share videos that highlight the old school training approach of dominant athletes from the past. I’ve shared many examples over the years, but few attract as much attention as those of a young Mike Tyson. Under the tutelage of Cus D’Amato and Kevin Rooney, […]
I’m back after a busy few months of training camp and a recent trip to Philadelphia where Katie Taylor and I picked up our third world title with a 9th round stoppage over previously undefeated Rose Volante. Katie now holds the WBA, IBF, and WBO lightweight world titles. There is just one belt remaining to […]