16 01, 2017
  • supersets

Use Supersets To Improve Your Mobility & Train Without Pain

2018-01-17T15:55:50-06:00By |

Better Supersets for Better Movement Supersets and their many benefits have been written about countless times. They save time, they ramp up metabolic stress, and increase the amount of work you can do during a workout. For those that have yet to hear the concept of a superset, traditional supersets pair two [...]

9 01, 2017

6 Mandatory Exercises To Prevent Injuries

2021-09-01T11:45:58-05:00By |

Performance Tools for Better Health and Athleticism! It can be a great discouragement for many trainees when progress in the gym is hindered by sports injuries. The chaotic world of sport sometimes places our joints and connective tissue in unpredictable situations. These situations can be quite different from the ones that [...]

4 01, 2017
  • foam rolling

The 4 Best “Foam Rolling” Drills That Actually Work

2018-01-13T09:10:32-06:00By |

The Foam Roller Isn't Just For Traditional Self-Myofascial Release Just because you are using a foam roller as a tool doesn’t necessarily mean that movement should be considered a self-myofascial releases (SMR) technique. This may be hard for some of you overly touchy feely soft tissue zealots to conceptualize, but the foam [...]

26 12, 2016
  • pallof press

The Pallof Press: A Smarter Alternative To Crunches & Sit-Ups

2018-01-13T09:10:53-06:00By |

Here's What You Need To Know... 1. Want to target the entire core, including the shoulder and hip complexes in addition to the abdominal wall simultaneously to improve functional strength? Try the Pallof Press. 2. Make this staple "anti-rotation" core strength movement even more effective by dropping down on one knee. This will challenge [...]

5 12, 2016

The Dirty Truth Behind Posture, Pain & Performance

2020-08-03T09:34:16-05:00By |

Should You Really Care About Posture? One can define posture as the position in which the body operates under gravity. With that definition in mind, many possibilities come to mind. It could be that we are referring to standing, seated or lying posture, for example. Why is standing posture more intriguing? Your [...]

22 11, 2016
  • knee rehab

5 Smart Strategies To Rehab Your Own Knee Injury

2017-07-10T02:13:58-05:00By |

There aren’t many injuries more debilitating than a knee injury. Trust me, I know from experience. In my mid-twenties I tore my ACL during a basketball game. Eight months of rehab got me back to full strength, but three years later I tore it again, this time while snowboarding. My second injury [...]

7 11, 2016

The 5-Exercise Thoracic Spine Mobility Fix

2020-08-05T12:04:52-05:00By |

If you are struggling with achy shoulders and a chronically flared up lower back, you need to stop aimlessly treating the symptoms with foam rolling and stretching, and instead go straight to the likely source of pain and dysfunction... the thoracic spine. Here are the top five exercises you need to be [...]

2 11, 2016

The 3 Biggest Mistakes Trainers Make With Assessments

2020-08-06T12:11:03-05:00By |

If You're Not Assessing, You're Just... Guessing!? I’m not going to start this article with some lame comment such as “if you're not assessing, you’re guessing.” Okay, maybe I am (because I just said it). If you’re reading this site chances are you’re someone who’s sharper than the average fitness professional. [...]


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