3 lower body exercises not named squats

Here are my top three recommendations for lower body exercises:
1. RDLs
2. Lunges/Step Ups
3. Hip Thrusts

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All I want for Christmas is my… [insert goal]

With Christmas fast approaching, it’s actually a weird time for fitness goals. Stuck between the end of Thanksgiving and the beginning of Christmas break, it’s tough to get any meaningful progress done in the gym. On the one hand, you have a small group of people that just destroyed a turkey and are dying to shed the excess weight. On the other, the majority are people who never get off of “vacation mode” until after New Year’s. You’ve worked too hard to get here.

Nutrition tip of the week: What supplements do I buy?

This is an important topic. The supplement industry is doing a great job of marketing and selling you on the fact that you can buy a magic bullet. Understand that success can be achieved for free by your own hard work and patience.

Correctly assess then slowly progress your movements

Keep the goal the goal The goal here is simple. I want to get you off the couch, get you back into fitness and get you feeling athletic again. So in order to do that, you have to be consistent and you have to be determined. My job in the initial stages with you orContinue reading “Correctly assess then slowly progress your movements”

Improve and prepare for a better workout

You’ve had a long day of work and have more stuff to do when you get home. So, when you finally do make it into the gym, you hop straight into your workout only to realize how sore your shoulder is mid-set of a bench press. You decide to lift a little lighter because ofContinue reading “Improve and prepare for a better workout”

Modes of recovery for the minor league baseball player

Picture the walk back to the clubhouse after you’ve just finished a 4 game road series that included a late night extra inning marathon. The team is tired, the bullpen was maxed out, and nobody is looking forward to the five-hour bus ride back home. While you’re packing up your stuff and grabbing a biteContinue reading “Modes of recovery for the minor league baseball player”

Where a young athlete should begin

3 parts As I can recall going into high school, I had a lot to think about that didn’t include playing sports. Yet, playing sports ended up taking up most of my time throughout high school. But when you are a young athlete and your plate keeps growing, it’s important to simplify in order toContinue reading “Where a young athlete should begin”

Training your body as a system rather than components

For the past 6 years, I have spent hours and hours each day reading research, writing papers for professors, and watching athletes work towards their goal of improving performance. I’ve learned from some wonderful people and read books by people much smarter than myself. But with the amount of work I have devoted to theContinue reading “Training your body as a system rather than components”

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