There are certain things in the strength and conditioning/personal training field that make you cringe every time you hear them. Core is toward the top of that list, however, sometimes living in cliche phrases is what we need to do in order to communicate better with our patients/clients. To better define what it is, let’s […]Read More Core is more than a 6 Pack
I was sitting down the other day writing some programs out and got to thinking, which is usually dangerous. Fortunately, my head didn’t explode. Instead, I was thinking about how I like to program–balanced. For a general population, I’ll make sure to keep the pushes and pulls pretty even, accounting for volume and intensity. The […]Read More I Thought Trunk Flexion was Bad?
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A common denominator for anyone and everyone walking in the door of our facility is a lack in strength or stability in particular areas of the body. Aesthetically, people want to know if they’ll get bigger (insert body part here), but realistically, two that are tremendously important should get better. Without further adieu, here they […]Read More Two Things That Anyone Can Make Better
By total mistake, my gf picked up some tasty yumskins at the store for me. Of course, I asked her to pick up a variety of fruits and veggies to nibble on throughout the week, and she came through on the clutch. If left to my own devices, I tend to stick strictly to the […]Read More Quick Snack at Work
It has been asked of me lately what my opinion is on training in the cold weather, or what precautions need to be taken to train outdoors in the winter months? So here we go… Aside from the nutrition and recovery side of things, there are certain things to consider when working in the cold. […]Read More Outdoor Training in Cold Weather
In this day of information overload and high tech ways of getting better, little emphasis is put on the most important factors for performance. Even on this site you have the chance to read up on supplements and how they work. I can’t really stress enough the importance of water. Go a day without eating, […]Read More Why is Water so Important?