About Dr. John Rusin

Dr. John is a passionately active learner who continues to evolve as a person and professional, and strives to provide…
13 09, 2017

How To Use The Lightening Band aka Reverse Band Method

2017-09-14T05:34:01+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

2017-08-30T11:37:49+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 [...]

19 07, 2017

The Squat vs. The Hip Hinge: Know The Difference

2017-07-19T14:20:50+00:00 By |

Struggling To Stay Healthy While Progressing Your Squats & Deadlifts? The squat and the deadlift patterns are the cornerstone of foundational and fundamental movement. They have the ability to develop resilient strength, enhance performance and help prevent chronic and t [...]

5 07, 2017

The Most Effective Pull Apart For Strong & Stable Shoulders

2017-07-10T02:13:48+00:00 By |

Feeling Band Pull Aparts In Your Traps? You're Doing Them Wrong If you want to build strong and healthy shoulders, the band pull apart needs to be a staple movement in your dynamic warm up preparation, period. Though this pain-free shoulder movement (along with it's sibling [...]

26 06, 2017

The 6 Best Trap Bar Exercises You Aren’t Using

2017-07-10T02:13:49+00:00 By |

The Trap Bar Is More Than Just A Tool For Deadlifting Chances are you've used the trap bar to deadlift, but it would be foolish to think that this versatile piece of equipment's use is just limited to lifting heavy off the floor. Due to it's unique shape, size and handle pla [...]

7 06, 2017

A Goblet Squat Variation For Every Training Goal

2017-07-10T02:13:49+00:00 By |

The Best Squat You Aren't Doing: The Goblet Squat If you're struggling with the barbell squat, chances are you never earned the right to throw the bar on your back and squat with it. Too many people are quickly jumping into barbell squat variations and neglecting one of the [...]

1 05, 2017

Stop Training Children Like Professional Athletes

2017-07-10T02:13:49+00:00 By |

Not Every Youth Superstar Is Going To Be A Professional I want to be the next Michael Jordan! Kobe… Brady… Lebron! As strength coaches, we've heard it all before not just from kids who we work with, but from their parents and sport coaches as well. At the very first glimpse [...]