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Best Exercises for Hip Flexor Strength

While most of the fitness world emphasizes hip flexor stretching, smart athletes and coaches understand the huge performance and hip health benefits that result from having strong hip flexors. Here are eight great exercises to build hip flexor strength. Best Exercises for Hip Flexor Strength The Psoas March The Psoas March is a simple exercise where we use a mini...
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Best Exercises for Low Back Strength

Whether you want to PR your squats and deadlifts, or need a stronger back to reduce low back pain flare-ups, you need to be doing these exercises. While they don’t replace the back strength built with compound movements like the deadlift, these accessory moves are great supplemental work to build low back strength up with less overall fatigue. This video...
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Fix Back Pain with Deadlifts

The deadlift is one of the best exercises for improving whole-body strength. Hamstrings, glutes, spinal erectors, traps, and grip strength all in one! But for many athletes, every deadlift workout leaves them with an aching back or, worse, makes them avoid the movement altogether. This video will cover the most common technique issues to address if you are trying to...
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Westside Scout Reverse Hyper Review

If you are in the market for a budget-friendly reverse hyper machine, then you’ve probably explored the Westside Scout Reverse Hyper. This foldable reverse hyper comes at a significantly lower price than any other reverse hyper machine. But does that lower price tag mean it lacks features? Our Westside Scout Reverse Hyper review will break down the good and bad...
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Best Exercises With a Disc Herniation

I get this question a LOT! Having back pain and getting an MRI that finds a disc herniation can be a frightening experience. And not a day goes by that I don’t answer the question of, “is it safe for me to do X exercise with a disc herniation?” Or, “what are the best exercises with a disc herniation?” The...
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Best Exercises for a Stiff Low Back

Best Exercises for a Stiff Low Back Are you struggling with low back stiffness? Sitting, walking, lifting weights, and so many other activities suck when your low back doesn’t move as you want it to! In this article, I will share my favorite movements to unlock a stiff low back!   Reverse Hypers  Often, a stiff low back can be...
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Best Deadlift Cues to Improve Your Technique

Best Deadlift Cues to Improve Your Technique The deadlift is one of the best exercises that can be performed to build whole-body strength, increase sports performance, and in rehabbing back injuries. To maximize your deadlift performance, and minimize your risk of injury, focus on these five best deadlift cues!   Deadlift Cue #1 – Engage Your Lats I explain the...
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Should You Wear a Weightlifting Belt?

A common debate in the health & fitness world revolves around the need for and usefulness of weightlifting belts. You’ll far too commonly hear arguments that weightlifting belts will “weaken your core” or “isn’t functional.” But if you look at most elite lifters in strength sports, you’ll always see them wearing a belt during maximal lifts. So what’s the truth...
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Best Lower Back Prehab Exercises

The lower back is one of the most injured area of the body in fitness athletes. If you’re tired of back tweaks, or simply want to get ahead of them in the first place, then the following video will show you three of the best lower back prehab exercises. For a proven back strength & prehab accessory plan, check out...
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