The step-up is a popular exercise to target the lower body. There are many benefits from performing this exercise and variations to change the focus.
Serratus Anterior and Shoulder Health
The serratus anterior is an incredibly important muscle. It plays a vital role in proper shoulder movement and long-term shoulder health.
How to Utilize Resistance Bands in Your Training
With the recent release of my resistance band program, Work(out) From Home, I thought it would be helpful to write a post discussing the benefits of utilizing resistance bands in your training. Not only are bands convenient and versatile, but they have the ability to transform your workouts in ways that barbells and dumbbells alone simply cannot do. Bands can be used for corrective and accessory exercises as well as in combination with compound movements to either improve strength or power! If interested in learning more about training with bands, check out Work(out) From Home!
Perfect Your Pull-Up Form with These 6 Pull-Up Regressions
Pull-ups are a tough exercise for a lot of people. Fortunately, there are ways to regress this movement in order to make it scalable for everyone. Check out these 6 pull-up regressions to help you improve your pull-up form.
Ignoring Recovery Will Kill Your Training Gains – Fix That with the Intelligent Recovery Method
Recovery is often overlooked when it comes to training. People prioritize training hard without stopping to recover. If all you ever do is go, go, go, you make it much more difficult for your body to recover fully in order to see true strength and physique changes.
The (Modified) World’s Greatest Stretch
The World's Greatest Stretch is a fantastic catch-all mobility exercise. I like to utilize an added step to the end of this sequence that targets nerve mobility and single leg muscle activation. This can be used as a warm-up or as a stand alone mobility exercise.
How to Perform a Complete Warm-Up in Less than 12 Minutes
A complete warm-up involves multiple parts of movement. While this routine is comprehensive, it does not have to take all day. Here is a 6-step guide to a proper warm-up in less than 12 minutes.
The 6 Fundamental Movements
The 6 Fundamental Movements form the basis for all workout programs. If you can master these patterns, you will ensure that you can stay healthy and strong.
Consistency is Key to Achieve Your Goals
Being consistent with your lifestyle, from nutrition to exercise to sleep, is the absolute best thing you can do to improve your health and fitness.
Testing “Functional Strength” – Part 2
"Functional Strength - Part 2. It's good to test your limits in the weight room from time to time. Here are seven "functional standards" to test yourself with.