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by on Jun 25, 2014 | 2 comments

Exercise Video of the Week: The Static Lunge

Exercise Video of the Week: The Static Lunge

Lunges, in every form and variation, are a staple in nearly all of my client programs. A phenomenal drill designed to improve tri-planar stability and overall athletic performance, lunges are unquestionably one of the best exercises to help you achieve…well…pretty much anything. Want a bigger butt? Start lunging! Want to run faster?...

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by on Jun 17, 2014 | 0 comments

Exercise Video of the Week: The Kettlebell Halo

Exercise Video of the Week: The Kettlebell Halo

I’m the kind of guy who appreciates efficiency. Why take 3 steps when you could get there in 1? Some might call this lazy…I call it smart time management.  What am I Getting At? When it comes to exercise selection, I tend to choose the drills that give you the most bang for your buck. Rather than perform 3 separate drills for 3...

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by on May 1, 2014 | 0 comments

Exercise Video of the Week: The Push-Up Plank

Exercise Video of the Week: The Push-Up Plank

Planks are boring. There, I said it. Don’t get me wrong, I love planks and use them in some way, shape, or form with pretty much all of my clients. … But that doesn’t take away from the fact that standard planks just aren’t that exciting. Enter: The Push-Up Plank An advanced plank variation, the Push-Up Plank [obviously]...

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by on Apr 22, 2014 | 0 comments

Exercise Video of the Week: The Step-Up

Exercise Video of the Week: The Step-Up

A highly versatile drill, the step-up encompasses the perfect mix of mobility, stability, kinesthetic awareness, and overall performance.  Talk about functional training! To fuel the nerd-fire even more… Performed correctly, the step-up forces the athlete to stabilize in all 3 planes of motion while facilitating improvements in balance,...

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by on Mar 6, 2014 | 9 comments

How to Breathe When Lifting Weights – Part 1

How to Breathe When Lifting Weights – Part 1

You know how to breathe when lifting weights. Seriously, you do. You may have been told it’s extremely complicated or difficult to coordinate but you’re hard-wired to breathe properly; as a high-functioning human being, you instinctively regulate this process. Unfortunately, you’ve probably been led to believe breathing is far...

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by on Feb 21, 2014 | 2 comments

9 Little-Known Tips to Improve Your Squat: Part 3

9 Little-Known Tips to Improve Your Squat: Part 3

In the past few days, Part I and Part II of this series have quickly become two of the most popular articles on the site. In this, the final article of the series, I outline 3 more little-known tips to improve your squat. Ready to bust through your plateaus and squat more than everyone in your gym? Let’s begin. 7. Quads Are Equally (if not...

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