About Dr. John Rusin

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far Dr. John Rusin has created 81 blog entries.
2 07, 2018

5 Foam Rolling Myths Debunked
Setting The Record Straight On True Foam Rolling Facts and Fiction

2018-07-02T19:43:36+00:00 By |

Setting The Foam Rolling Record Straight Ah, the rise of the roller! If you showed someone a foam roller in a gym 20 years ago, they'd give you a dumbfounded look and direct you to the free weights section of the gym where people actually train. Today? You'd be hard pressed [...]

19 06, 2018

These 5 Lifting Crutches Are Killing Your Gains
The Truth About Belts, Olympic Lifting Shoes, Straps and More...

2018-06-19T15:23:37+00:00 By |

Ditch Your Dependency on Lifting Equipment The fluffy functional training gurus will tell you not to use them. Die-hard strength sport athletes and ego driven meatheads have made them a mandatory part of everyday training. But when it comes to using accessory lifting equipme [...]

4 06, 2018

Fix Your Ankle Mobility In Five Minutes
A Systematic 5-Step Approach To Unlocking Your Ankle Mobility For Good

2018-06-04T19:31:29+00:00 By |

Unlock Those Ankles Once And For All Poor ankle mobility has been blamed for damn near everything in the weight room, especially in lifters and athletes that are chronically hurt and move like shit. This widespread nostalgia for ankle mobility has lead us to do some crazy as [...]

17 04, 2018

The Performance Recovery System
Recover Faster, Train Harder, Optimize Results

2018-05-13T14:23:07+00:00 By |

The Foundations of Recoverability With the sky rocketing popularity of high intensity training across the board in our fitness and sports performance industries that's predicated on the "more is better" mentality, more than ever, athletes and fitness consumers alike are hitt [...]

10 04, 2018

Letting Kids Be Kids: The Secret To Optimizing Elite Athletic Development
At What Age Should An Athlete Specialize In A Sport?

2018-04-17T11:55:09+00:00 By |

At What Age Should An Athlete Specialize In A Sport? It's one of the most highly debated topics in the world of athletic development and sports performance today; at what age should a child specialize in a single sport? With the large spike in early sport specialization prog [...]

27 03, 2018

5 Functional Reasons For NOT Skipping Direct Arm Training

2018-03-27T13:59:05+00:00 By |

Is Direct Arm Training Actually Functional? We’ve all heard it before, smug functional training zealots preaching against the programming of direct arm training due to having no functional carryover into athletic, strength or power performances. It’s time to stop being scare [...]

25 02, 2018

The 5 Best Single Leg Exercises For Strength, Balance & Agility

2018-02-25T13:09:06+00:00 By |

Cheaters Are Going To Cheat Single Leg Lifts Training single leg movements like the lunge and RDL can be a brutally humbling experience for any serious athlete or lifter. But chances are if you suck at unilateral work, your ego isn’t the only thing likely to endure some seri [...]

28 01, 2018

The 12 Most Effective Ways To Spark The Recovery Process

2018-05-13T14:24:29+00:00 By |

The landscape in the world of sports performance and fitness is changing. With the injury and burnout rates across an alarmingly wide spectrum of populations on the rise, we are battling to keep our society healthy, functioning and progressing towards achieving longevity in [...]

3 Day Strength Overhaul

Improve your mobility by 30 degrees, injury proof your workouts, and avoid self-sabotage.