CrossFit

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)...

Overhead stability is often a problem in the fitness athlete leading to lots of missed reps in exercises like the snatch and jerks. This week's episode focuses on three great exercises you can implement for Improving Overhead Strength & Stability. Want a done-for-you program for improving overhead...

If you aren’t willing to read this entire article then please don’t waste my time commenting. Knee valgus is a very hot topic right now and I’m expressing my views on it. I was not sure I’d ever publish the following article but my recent...

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...

One of the most common conditions I treat is patellofemoral pain, which is just a fancy way of saying anterior knee pain around the patella. While a variety of factors can play into the development of patellofemoral pain, the majority of athletes I treat for...

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...

Eccentric Isometrics might be the best technique you haven’t heard of in the strength & conditioning world…and may also have a great role for rehab as well. Learn how they can be used to improve your movement, strength, and hypertrophy. [convertkit form=4951225]Almost daily I am asked...

A lot of athletes are limited when it comes to hip internal rotation. side plank for hip internal rotationWhen hip internal rotation is limited, it can cause a lot of problems from back pain, hip pain to altered squat mechanics, so it's something I really...