We Cannot Prevent 100% of Injuries, Period It’s one of the hottest terms in fitness today, injury prevention. With the increasing incidence of injuries across the board in both our fitness and sports performance industries came the rise of the phrase “injury prevention” and [...]
The Biggest Mistake You’re Making With Shoulder Training
Build Bigger, Stronger, Healthier Shoulders With This One Simple Fix
Theoretical "Pain-Free" Shoulder Exercises Gone Wrong With the ever growing incidence of shoulder pain among the active population, many in the sports performance and fitness industries are seeking instant gratification in the form of a magic pill for shoulder training and h [...]
Should You Go To Physical Therapy School?
7 Industry Leaders Sound Off On The Great Debate of Rehab In Fitness
The Emergence of the Hybrid Coach In Fitness With the marked rise of the incidence of injury in sport and fitness over the last decade, many personal trainers and strength coaches have been forced to evolve into a more hybrid role managing pain and dysfunction that is presen [...]
5 Staple Single Arm Dumbbell Rows You Should Be Doing
The Best Row Variations For A Bigger Stronger Back & Healthy Shoulders
The King of All Rows If your goal is to develop a strong and muscular back that looks as good as it performs, you better damn well place an emphasis on the row. The single arm dumbbell row and its many variations provide the cornerstone of smart back training, and facilitate [...]
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 [...]
These 5 Lifting Crutches Are Killing Your Gains
The Truth About Belts, Olympic Lifting Shoes, Straps and More...
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 [...]
Fix Your Ankle Mobility In Five Minutes
A Systematic 5-Step Approach To Unlocking Your Ankle Mobility For Good
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 [...]
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 hit [...]
Letting Kids Be Kids: The Secret To Optimizing Elite Athletic Development
At What Age Should An Athlete Specialize In A Sport?
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 [...]
Put An End To Painful Bench Pressing The barbell bench press is one of the single most overtrained movements in the world of strength training, but it also happens to be one of the most notorious shoulder killers across an impressively large spectrum of athletes and lifters. [...]