Plug and play training routines

Two huge factors to overcome in your quest to look, move and feel better are Showing up. You know, going to the gym and training What am I going to do today? Now, I can write to my fingers bleed … Read More

The carry cure

Note- This post first appeared here.  This is the unedited version.  At first glance, the farmer’s carry seems simple. You pick up a heavy weight and walk. However, when you’re performing this (You do, right?) you come to the quick … Read More

Simple strength

Physical strength defined by the Macmillan Dictionary as “the physical energy that someone has to lift or move things.” This sounds hard because it is hard. Picking up and lifting heavy things in or out of the gym gets you … Read More

Am I doing this right?

There’s a reason low-cost gym(s) has weight machines as far as the eye can see. These machines are easy to use because the directions (usually) are right there beside you on how to do each exercise. You don’t have to think about it, … Read More

Think small to get strong

There’s nothing more impressive than someone (in the gym) ripping a big weight off the floor, squatting heavy and deep or pushing a humongous weight off his chest. Those impressive feats of strength stop you in your tracks as you … Read More

Unilateral exercises you should be doing

Don’t you love “that” person who stands in your way of the dumbbells while doing unilateral curls and making faces only his mother would love? What if I told you that he’s on to something, minus the faces and grunting? … Read More

New year’s fitness tips

Everyone likes a tip. A tip that is actionable and helps you reach your goal or  outcome you desire. The best fitness tips usually revolve around consistency, efficiency and lifting tricks. Because let’s face it, if you have no consistency … Read More

Instant exercise upgrades

Remember how your English teacher told you to dot your i’s and cross your t’s?  Or your high school coach always telling you to move your feet? Sure you do, it wasn’t that long ago, right? These are called one … Read More

The best exercise you’re not doing

This is a weekly series on exercise that will give you the biggest bang for your exercise buck in and out of the gym. Today’s exercise is the suitcase carry. You should do this because– we often have strength imbalances … Read More

Get a grip

Your everyday life requires grip strength and endurance. Think about it, how often do you Pick up something from the ground or overhead and then carry it? Carry in groceries from the car? Open a new jar? Rip open a … Read More