When I’m asked, “Whats the best thing to do for ________ “. The last word of that question usually falls into one of four categories. These four categories are what I like to call the “Pillars of Health”. People come to the Training Room in order to improve themselves and that doesn’t stop at learning […]
Over the last two to three months I have been working on improving my overhead position. Shoulder mobility and the ability to press overhead or feel comfortable while doing so is closely connected to the thoracic spine and ribcage position. Poor movement in the thoracic spine will only mean poor movement at the shoulder position. […]
With the holidays quickly approaching I will take a look at some workouts that you can implement at home or on the road. They require minimum to zero equipment in some cases. As the weather slowly turns towards colder temperatures (fingers crossed on the slowly) it’s important to make sure you are doing some “homework” while […]
In the final installment of “Design a Better Warm Up” we will take a look at the Turkish Get Up. This may be one of the most unique and complex movements in your skill set and if you have not made it a regular part of your movement/work outs, go about making strides to do […]
In part two I have teamed up with my colleagues Derek Christeler and Tyler Cote at the Training Room to go over some more warm up options. Part one laid out some simple approaches we incorporate at the Training Room. Part two will continue on that same note and add to the repertoire. With so […]
What exactly needs to be incorporated into your warm up before you lift? Most people are perplexed to say the least when they arrive at the gym and start thinking about their warm up.Stretch? Eh, it depends. Move? You got it, but what movements exactly?
While the vast majority of research out at the moment promotes how sitting can be a huge negative on our body and health, standing for prolonged amounts of time on one side of the body can also take a toll. Here are 3 Ways to Combat Standing all day for everyone from strength coaches, personal […]