The Hip Hinge: The Most Forgotten Movement Pattern on Earth When it comes to longevity in the weight room, training, developing, and ultimately mastering the fundamental movement patterns of the body is a must. We live in a world now where society has put most of us in less [...]
Bulgarian Split Squats: A Superior Alternative To Barbell Back Squats?
Putting An End To The SPLIT SQUAT vs. SQUAT Debate
Squatting With A Bar On Your Back Is The ONLY Way To Get Strong, Right? Before the rise of the online fitness industry, things used to be simpler. Ah, the good 'ole days! Back when the universal approach to getting bigger and stronger via strength training was extremely stra [...]
CrossFit Is Evolving, Are You Evolving With It? Since entering the mainstream fitness space in the early 2000's and hitting a peak participation globally nearly 10 years later, CrossFit has earned the reputation as the kings of functional fitness worldwide. The numbers are a [...]
Nothing Beats The Face Pull For Pain-Free Performance The face pull is THE pain-free shoulder staple that belongs in most all programs no matter the goal or training focus. If you have shoulders, you should probably be prioritizing face pulls as healthy shoulders are not a g [...]
Sprint For Superior Muscle & Strength Gains By now everyone and their mother has heard and read about the “sprinters vs. marathon runners” comparison. Sprint athletes are big, lean, and strong; marathon runners are weak, small, and fragile. As a result, most lifters hold [...]
Age Is NOT A Disability, Stop Treating It Like One Please STOP treating your aging clientele like they are “OLD.” And for those of you older adults who have goals of being physically active, healthy and high functioning for a lifetime (at any age), age itself can never be s [...]
The 3 Biggest Form Double Standards In Fitness
How Specific Form Standards May Compromise Health & Progress
Perfect Form Does NOT Exist... Teaching exercise is incredibly rewarding. We get to potentially be part of legitimately changing people’s lives for the better. However, it is not always a simple task, especially when it comes to exercise form. We are dealing with complex hum [...]
Step Aside Glutes, There's A New King of The Gym If Instagram has taught us anything in the last few years, it's that the fitness industry has gone absolutely gaga for glutes. And yeah, I get it! Glutes are pretty awesome, and serve a more functional purpose than just shilli [...]
Eccentric Training - More Than Just Training SLOW When someone or something is described as “eccentric,” it often has a negative connotation. Interestingly, that’s also the case with training programs that emphasizes eccentric training. Train slow, get slow? Not so fast! The [...]
20 Smarter Alternatives To Popular CrossFit Exercises
Kipping Pull-Ups, Burpees, Box Jumps And More...
Rewriting The Book on "Traditional" CrossFit Training Since it's swift entry into the fitness industry nearly 20 years ago, CrossFit has captivated millions of people from across the globe with its unique cross training model, highly motivating communities and exhilarating d [...]