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27 03, 2018

5 Functional Reasons For NOT Skipping Direct Arm Training

2019-10-08T13:25:06-05:00By |

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

2021-08-22T08:06:43-05:00By |

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 ser [...]

28 01, 2018

The 12 Most Effective Ways To Spark The Recovery Process

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

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 [...]

17 12, 2017

Prevent Training Injuries With These 3 Quick Movement Screens

2018-01-13T08:58:42-06:00By |

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 [...]

13 09, 2017

How To Use The Lightening Band aka Reverse Band Method

2021-02-24T16:41:59-06:00By |

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

2018-01-13T08:59:54-06:00By |

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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