You take exercise seriously when you are on the road and have produced YouTube videos about that
aspect of touring. So, how many steps are there between FOH and the cheap seats?
Not many if you’re bad at your job …
An intense workout of some sort is like my breakfast each morning while on tour. But, it’s all about getting set mentally for the day – the physical positives are just an added bonus. For me, a challenging workout helps train me emotionally to contend with the stresses of work, show, travel, family and just life in general. Stadiums are great environments for that kind of workout.
My mornings are usually this – traverse all the stadium stairs (weighted or unweighted) plus 10-15 pushups and/or squats at the bottom of each stair set. A typical stadium will be anywhere from 20 to 25,000 steps from FOH to the cheapest seats and back and my workout is usually about 60-90 minutes in length. So be good at your job – big venues, lots of seats – stay healthy, especially mentally.