Easy mobility

Did the chicken or the egg come first? Who cares? Both the chicken and the egg are delicious. You’re probably wondering what in the heck this has got to do with fitness. Please stay with me for a moment. In the fitness universe, experts have often debated which quality is more important to train, stability … Continue reading Easy mobility

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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, you just do it. Most people struggle with getting to the gym in this 24/7 … Continue reading Am I doing this right?

The biggest gym mistake

There is only one way to learn (in my experience) and that’s the hard way. If you didn’t suffer, you’d keep on making the same mistakes repeatedly, right? I think mistakes and the repercussions afterwards are the universe's little reminders never to do it again. However, if you’re anything like me, you’ll end up making … Continue reading The biggest gym mistake

Underrated exercises

You cannot go past the basics. The squat, presses, pulls and hinging need to form the majority of your training. However, just below that, there are underdog exercises that you tend to forget about.  Everybody loves an underdog correct? The one nobody expects to win but does just like the Eagles in last nights Super … Continue reading Underrated exercises

The best exercise you’re not doing……..

This is a series on exercises that will give you the biggest bang for your exercise buck in and outside of the gym. Today’s exercise is Spiderman with rotation. I have no idea why they call it this. Maybe Spiderman does it? You should do this because– you (almost) cannot get enough hip/upper back mobility … Continue reading The best exercise you’re not doing……..

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 half kneeling ankle mobility drill courtesy of Sons of Strength. You should do this because– you spend a lot of time in shoes and that's okay. However, … Continue reading The best exercise you’re not doing……

What you should be doing on the gym- Part six – Groundwork

The hard part is over. You made it to the gym and that’s usually half the battle.  Now that you’re there, what are you going to do?  This is where a lot of people get stuck but don’t worry, I’ve got your back. This is part six of a six-part series that focuses on the … Continue reading What you should be doing on the gym- Part six – Groundwork