1. My Favorite Exercise

    The Romanian Deadlift. Otherwise known as an RDL. My favorite exercise. If you’ve trained with me you’ve heard me get on my soapbox about the glorious RDL but if you haven’t then I’m gonna fill you in now and by the end of this blog you’ll be ready to run into the gym and knock out 10 sets…Read More

  2. Quick Tips for a Safe Deadlift

     ​The deadlift is a great full body exercise that will increase posterior strength and power, but gets a bad reputation in association with lower back pain or injuries.  I think if performed properly, the deadlift can be a very safe exercise compared to most knee dominant movements.  There …Read More

  3. 5 Observations from Watching Deadlifts

    Fix Your Set Up Engage Your Lats Be Patient Take Your Shoes Off Practice good technique, even with light weight If there is one lift that is hard to understand and get the grasp of, it’s the deadlift. Picking a bar up from point A to point B seems simple enough, but, there is a lot of stuff that g…Read More

  4. Getting Strong is “Corrective”

    At some point in our lives we have all met people that go to a physical therapist, chiropractor, movement guru, or hypnotist (yes, they are still around), in hopes to alleviate knee pain or lower back pain. How many of these people are lacking strength, especially in the glutes? How many of these pe…Read More

  5. Preloading… Please Wait

    Performance is the act or process of carrying out or accomplishing an action, task, or function. But in the fitness world, performance is usually associated with athletes and some sort of sport specific skill. Every person, every day performs actions, tasks, and functions but not everyone is perform…Read More