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17 12, 2017

Prevent Training Injuries With These 3 Quick Movement Screens

2018-01-13T08:58:42+00:00 By |

Do You Screen For Injury Risk In Training? The first tenet of training is to do no harm to your client. While most coaches and trainers shrug off this golden rule of fitness, many professionals in our industry truly don’t fully understand nor appreciate the depth of importan [...]

10 12, 2017

5 Ways to Minimize Low Back Pain For Strength Athletes

2018-01-13T08:58:56+00:00 By |

Athletes Battling Low Back Pain It always amazes me that 80% of people in the world have had low back pain at least once in their life! That statistic is huge. I mean, come on now, 80% of people in the world!  That stat isn’t just saying people who sit on the couch all day o [...]

13 11, 2017

The Legendary Full Body Primary Patterns Training Program

2018-01-13T08:59:17+00:00 By |

My Name Is Charles Staley, And THIS Is How I Think You Should Train When I first wrote about my Primary Pattern concept at T Nation, I soon received a text from my friend Dr. John Rusin, and it suddenly hit me: “ Oh crap, he’s gonna think I plagiarized his famed Functional H [...]

6 11, 2017

The ELDOA Method: Unlocking Mobility & Improving Posture

2018-01-13T08:59:27+00:00 By |

With the daily grind forcing many of us into poor posture, how we direct our active daily mobility efforts ultimately impacts our ability to lift pain free and injury free. The ELDOA Method is a series of taught, self-applied postural exercises that improve in functional joi [...]

13 09, 2017

How To Use The Lightening Band aka Reverse Band Method

2018-01-13T08:59:46+00:00 By |

How The Reverse Band Method Works Bands are one of the single most underutilized tools in strength and performance training. Simply put, athletes and lifters that have neglected the unique and powerful benefits of banded barbell work are leaving a huge amount of performance [...]

30 08, 2017

The 5 Best Landmine Exercises You Aren’t Doing

2018-01-13T08:59:54+00:00 By |

The Landmine: The Most Underutilized Setup In Strength The landmine setup is one of the single most effective strength training tools in the industry, but sadly it's hugely under-valued and highly underutilzed. By simply placing one end of a barbell stabilized into a corner [...]

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