Friday July 19 2019

Exercise Substitutions: The Bench Press

If you haven’t been living on the moon, you’ve heard of the bench press before. You know it’s a staple in almost all training programs, you know what it looks like, and chances are you’ve tried it at least once...

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Monday July 15 2019

Exercise Substitution: The Back Squat

Finding a certain movement too hard? You may need an exercise substitution. When it comes to your training, there are certain movement patterns that are essential and must be trained. These movement patters make up the foundation of almost all human...

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Monday July 8 2019

3 Reasons You’re Not Losing Weight

So, you’re not losing weight. You’ve been hitting the gym regularly, putting in hard work while you’re there, and trying to do what you think is right … but, you’re just not shedding that extra body fat. Don’t worry. You’re...

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Friday June 21 2019

Fitness Myths – Separating Fact From Fiction

  There are some popular fitness myths, that for some reason, just won’t seem to die. These myths and misconceptions are often believed by both regular gym goers and new trainees, who often pass these myths on to friends, family,...

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Friday May 31 2019

Fix Your Shoulders: Scapular Push Ups

If you’ve been following along with our last two blog posts, then you know that we’ve been focusing on improving the health and movement of your shoulders. Specifically, we’ve been working at improving the mobility of your scapula (shoulder blades)....

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Wednesday May 22 2019

Fix Your Shoulders: Scapular Matrix

In the last post we went over what your scapula are (your shoulder blades), how they should move, and how it will benefit you to improve the mobility/control you have over them. We also went over how to perform a...

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Friday May 10 2019

Fix Your Tricky Shoulders

Shoulder problems are common, not only with those who train often, but also in those people who are hardly active at all. Unless you’ve had an accident, such as a fall that resulted in a muscular tear or a dislocation...

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Friday April 26 2019

Control Your Hip External Rotation

This is the final blog post in a series about developing greater hip external rotation and mobility. In the past few posts we talked about what hip external rotation is, why it’s important, and how it can benefit your life,...

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Friday April 19 2019

Strengthen Your Hip External Rotation

In our last blog post, we introduced you to a modified version of the pigeon stretch. That stretch will help you improve the passive range of motion available in your hip external rotation. Basically, it will give you the ability...

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Saturday April 6 2019

Hip External Rotation: The Modified Pigeon

Last week we talked a bit about hip external rotation. We went over what it is, why it’s important, and why you should be making sure your working on improving or maintaining your hip external rotation. But where do you...

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