Using The Right Cues!

The other day, one of my athletes was working up to some heavy sumo deadlifts and he was having issues. He was falling forward, his hips were coming up first and he was struggling with this weight. I told him to “spread the floor” and his next rep went...

Expanding Your Work Capacity

I am a big believer in quality over quantity. If we focus on quality, it will be safer and give us a chance for long-term progress. Now, what if you could increase your quality of work for a longer period of time? Wouldn’t you like to be able do more work and...

Prowler Time

I am sorry to burst your bubble but there isn’t a magic pill. I am not going to lie to you; it takes hard work to get the results you want. But, what if I told you there is an exercise that could contribute to all your goals. Would you like that? WARNING!!!  I...

Deadlift Misconception

The deadlift is the best lift. Ever. I have written about my deadlift fascination before. It’s an exercise I regularly use for my clients and myself. With its many variations and the ability to modify it, the deadlift is the perfect tool for you whether you are...

Finding New Strength

I am big believer in strength training for many reasons. There are so many benefits that come with strength training, from everyday life to improved athletic performance. If you really want to see results, you should stick to a program for 8 to 12 weeks. Continually...

The Basic Movements

Sitting down to write since the birth of the twins hasn’t been easy but I am excited that I was able to find some time to sit down and write today. I have always been big believer in sticking to the basics and building from there. The basics should always be the...

My Deadlift Fascination

When I was playing baseball, I remember how excited I would get the night before a start. I would get anxious and it would take me a while to fall a sleep. That excitement came from a few things; 1. The ability to compete. I love competition; I love to be able to go...

Rest Periods

What your body feels on the outside isn’t always what your body feels on the inside. What your body feels on the inside isn’t always what your body feels on the outside. When you don’t get enough sleep you feel sluggish and you don’t work to the best of your ability....

Pause Bench Press

Who doesn’t like progress? Who doesn’t want to get better? Last week I wrote that if you want to get better at benching, you have to bench more. I wrote about how I have started to have more success benching, simply by benching more. You can check it out...

Improve Your Bench Press

If you want to get better at something, you have to spend more time doing it. PERIOD! We all have things we are good at and things we are bad at. It would be easy to only focus on the things your good at. If you were to just do the things you were good at then you...

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