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Get More Out Of Your Mobility Work

In sports and fitness, the ability to get your body into proper positions is incredibly important to properly executing movements with efficiency to maximize performance. Fortunately, most athletes and coaches understand this principle and are programming mobility work with the hopes of improving their performance. BUT more often than not, the mobility work they are using isn’t good enough to...
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The Most Overlooked Training Variable: Training Volume

The Most Overlooked Training Variable: Training Volume When athletes exercise or coaches program training plans, there is no lack of attention to sets, reps, variation in exercises, and providing sufficient stimulus for adaptations to occur. But the most overlooked training variable I see both from a performance standpoint, and an injury factor is training volume. Often athletes will blame their...
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Fixing The Good Morning Squat

Commonly when lifting weights, we see the body choose to move in such a way as to bias its strengths and protect its’ weaknesses. That is because the human body is an efficient organism trying to complete any task using the easiest available route. The good-morning squat is a great example of an athlete moving is this manner. Note: for...
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The Best Squat Variations to Fix Your Problem Areas

The back squat is considered by most in the strength & conditioning world to be the king of all lifts, BUT what do we do when our squat progress stops? How do we address our specific weak points limiting progression? Try these squat variations to address your specific problem areas! Note: for more details on diagnosing squat weaknesses, check out...
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Back Pain Friendly Leg Strength

Back pain and injuries happen when you’ve trained hard and long enough. While I will be the FIRST medical professional to tell you that he,avy training should not be avoided and that long term back strength is great for your health, there are times where athletes need to alter training to decrease loading on their low back. But what if...
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The Best Thoracic Spine Mobility Exercises

Thoracic spine mobility is crucial to overhead lifting and mobility and one of the most commonly limited areas in the fitness athletes that I work with. Here are my favorite drills to improve the mobility of the upper back. For a done-for-you thoracic mobility program, check out our Thoracic Mobility Overhaul program that has helped hundreds of athletes unlock their mobility!...
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Suck Less at Foam Rolling

You’ve probably heard other athletes attempting to “break up adhesions” or “realign fascia” in the name of self-care and recovery. There’s no doubt that foam roller and lacrosse ball sales have skyrocketed now more than ever. However, what if we told you that you’re foam rolling for all the wrong reasons? What if you’re not actually optimizing your performance with...
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Keys To The Hollow Body Hold

This week I’m joined by CrossFit games athlete and gymnastics & bodyweight strength specialist Pamela Gagnon. Together, we discuss the hollow body position. The hollow body is a foundational movement in gymnastics. Mastering this exercise will provide great carryover into all sports. ARTICLE FREEBIE!!! Our Gymnasty Core WODs features several killer ab accessory workouts. Get access to that today! KEYS...
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The 8 Best Drills To Unlock Your Hip Mobility

Hip mobility is crucial to the fitness athlete wanting to perform optimally. When working on mobility, we want long-standing improvements in hip joint mobility that also translates to improved performance. And that’s exactly what you’ll get with these eight hip mobility drills. If you want a done-for-you hip mobility program, check out our HIP MOBILITY OVERHAUL. This is a four-day...
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