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  • Do You Really Need to Squat Below Parallel?
    on October 15, 2019 at 12:35 am

    There’s a really important reason everyone should have or should work to regain, the ability to squat below parallel. In the fitness world, much emphasis is placed on being […]

  • Thoracic Stability Exercises for Strength
    on October 13, 2019 at 5:01 pm

    Rows, holds, pulldowns, and isometrics: a strong back is one of your most important assets in strength training and it translates to so many activities.   read more

  • You Can't Solve the Obesity Epidemic If You Can't Discuss it
    on October 10, 2019 at 9:12 pm

    Public health is a national concern that we have to be able to discuss in order to improve. Comedian Bill Maher recently used his “New Rules” segment to call […]

  • 6 Cues to Make Your Deadlift Stronger
    on October 10, 2019 at 2:53 pm

    Fix some of the most common mistakes in your deadlift. When a lifter makes a technical mistake in any barbell lift, it can instantly make them weaker.   However, whereas […]

  • The Six Pack of Knowledge: Thought Leaders in Hypertrophy
    on October 10, 2019 at 12:34 pm

    Some of the best coaches with expertise in hypertrophy, bodybuilding, and physique can be found in these podcasts. New ones added regularly. A great reference source for […]

  • Revamp Your Training for Long Term Success
    on October 9, 2019 at 1:23 am

    Take some time to see how training methods and philosophies play out over time, but always plan to reevaluate again and again. I was scrolling through my Instagram feed […]

  • Ideal Body Weight is a Deceptive Goal
    on October 8, 2019 at 2:11 am

    Dilute the power of weighing yourself regularly on scales with a variety of other forms of success that can also be easily tracked. When people begin a weight loss journey, it […]

  • Are You Squat Dominant or Deadlift Dominant? Know Your Strengths
    on October 6, 2019 at 7:31 pm

    In other words, if your deadlift is 300lbs and you can back squat 255lbs or more, it’s time to work on building up your deadlift a bit. How do you know if you’re squat […]

  • Everything You Need to Know to Compete in the New CrossFit Open
    on October 4, 2019 at 12:39 am

    There's only one Open this coming year, six months on the heels of the last one meaning the rules have changed and you need to strategize in a totally new way.   read more

  • The Keys to Upper Body Strength Training for Women
    on October 2, 2019 at 7:51 pm

    Many of us females pull and pull and still don’t have a pull-up. Let's change that. In the age of becoming more and more gender-neutral, I still respect biology. And biology […]

  • Stop Taking BCAAs If You Want the Benefits of Fasting
    on October 2, 2019 at 4:27 pm

    Don’t worry about your precious muscle. The body is wicked smart and resilient, and it will adapt accordingly. That’s right, BCAAs (branched chain amino acids) are […]

  • The Relationship Between Injury and Back Pain: Neutral Spine Versus Flexion
    on October 1, 2019 at 10:54 pm

    The spine is a highly complex structure, and injury mechanisms are by no means straightforward. As someone who has sustained two major back injuries early in my lifting career, […]

  • 5 Single Arm Strength Exercises to Improve Imbalance
    on October 1, 2019 at 1:28 am

    You can’t hide anymore. One of your arms is stronger than the other. You’re doing a max bench press and the barbell starts to move on a bit of a diagonal.   You […]

  • Partner Up on Manual Resistance DB Flyes
    on September 29, 2019 at 11:58 pm

    The limitation of many dumbbell (DB) isolation exercises is the fact that the resistance profile of the exercises does not match up to the muscle’s strength curve. The […]

  • 5 Ways That CrossFit May Never Get Fixed
    on September 29, 2019 at 4:55 pm

    It's been over ten years since CrossFit shook up the fitness industry. Veterans of the affiliate business recently gathered to look to the future, celebrate the past, and party. […]