Mobility

https://youtu.be/gWySpqXI9QAIf you're an Olympic weightlifter, a cross fitter, power lifter, fitness athlete in general, something that you do probably every single workout is a hip hinge pattern. Really being able to perfect that movement pattern is going to go a long ways toward your performance...

The fitness world has come a long ways in our understanding of the importance mobility work has on athletic performance. Mobility tools and drills are becoming commonplace in gyms, CrossFit boxes, and on the playing field. ip mobilityUnfortunately, most athletes performing these mobility drills have...

Zach Greenwald of StrengthRatio.com joins us again, this time to discuss why we need better tempo control during weightlifting for both strength gains and injury prevention. So often, those of us in the CrossFit and Olympic Lifting worlds perform slow concentric lifts with rapid, uncontrolled lowering. This...

TRX and other suspension trainers are one of the most versatile pieces of equipment for the physical therapist, chiropractor, or other rehab professionals to use in the treatment of injuries. The exercise variety and ease of quickly altering the load of the exercise makes it...

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...

I hear it all the time…athletes telling me they cannot get consistent gains in their mobility. Or, they get some mobility work (soft tissue, spinal manipulation, etc.) and feel like they have increased mobility for a short time and then back to being “locked up”...

Note from Zach: There are a lot of unfortunate myths out there currently when it comes to training youth athletes for sports performance. I'm very excited to have this guest blog form Greg Schaible on the Top 5 Youth Athlete Strength Training Considerations. [convertkit form=4951225]Movement...

Overhead Lifting After An Injury We're going to talk a little bit about my three favorite exercises for helping an athlete who's dealt with a shoulder injury return to doing heavy overhead pressing whether that's strict presses, push presses, or jerk variations. Returning to overhead lifting...

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...

Today, we're going to talk about some of my favorite ways to fix your overhead squat for an athlete having difficulty with the overhead squat pattern itself. One of the biggest things I see as athletes perform the overhead squat is that when the barbell gets...