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 realization that it’s hard. Very, very hard. Your shoulders ache, your grip starts to fail … Continue reading The carry cure

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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 series on exercises that will give you the biggest bang for your exercise buck in and outside of the gym. Today’s exercise is forearm wall slides. You should do this because–  if you hoist weights overhead, you need the shoulder mobility to do this without other body parts compensating. For example, the … Continue reading The best exercise you’re not doing……..

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 out of the gym. Today’s exercise is the seated thoracic (upper back) extensions. You should do this because–  this exercise helps prevent a rounded upper back /shoulders which is a by product of sitting slumped in … 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 deep squat belling breathing. Thanks to Tony Gentilcore for the video. You should do this because–  Breathing correctly ( belly breathing, not chest) can mean less pain and … Continue reading The best exercise you’re not doing……

What you should be doing in the gym- Part three

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 three of a six-part series that focuses on the … Continue reading What you should be doing in the gym- Part three