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Overhead lifts such as pressing, snatching, and jerking are staple movements in the strength and conditioning and performance worlds to improve strength and power.   Far too often, people perform the overhead press without proper technique. The compensations they demonstrate lead to abnormal loading of different...

https://youtu.be/WWVG5px8Fv0Thanks for joining me today. We're going to take a little bit about the push press and how it can be used as a tool to analyze an athlete's movement patterns, specifically of their hips and core. Greg Glassman did a great article about this...

The kettlebell is a fantastic training tool for athletes and the general population to build strength, stability, coordination, conditioning, and sports performance. It is also one of the most under-valued pieces of equipment used by physical therapists and chiropractors in the rehabilitation of injuries. Although...

How to Warm Up for Squats What's up barbell nation? Dr. Zach Long from thebarbellphysio.com here. Thanks for joining me today. We're going to talk a little bit about How to Warm Up for Squats, and what I have a lot of my athletes do when...

The use of hanging band technique for shoulder rehab and performance gains has become very popular on my various social media accounts and for good reason….this training tool works! While I’ve used this throughout the body, I’ve found the athletes that I work with respond...

The band pull through is an often forgotten exercise that really needs to be in more athletes fitness and rehabilitation programs. This loaded variation of the hip hinge is a fantastic tool for improving not only the motor control of the hinge, but for heavily...

One of the most frequent questions I'm asked by CrossFit athletes and coaches are what the best mobility movements are for a CrossFit athlete's warm up. As much as I wish I could give a straightforward answer, I can't as each individual's mobility (and stability)...

In a workout with lots of overhead work (pressing, jerks, snatches) getting in some solid prep work is crucial to optimal performance. The below video covers the movements I thinking are best for preparing to overhead press.https://youtu.be/0JJzpuXHWqEThe first exercise I use when preparing to overhead press is what I...

More people than ever are squatting and squatting often. Whether for performance or personal goals, many have become focused on improving their squat; and, quite honestly, I don't blame them. spinal bracing [convertkit form=4951225] When the goal is to load more weight on the bar and move it...

The squat is the king of all exercises, unrivaled in its ability to build explosive hip strength, power, and develop athletes. Unfortunately, anterior hip pinching and hip pain during squats is one of the most common dysfunctions I treat….and one of the most poorly managed...