Mitch Gill

8 Takeaways From Spending the Day With Eric Cressey

This weekend I had the opportunity to attend a seminar put on by Eric Cressey, baseball strength coach extraordinaire. If you are involved in baseball and haven’t heard of Eric, what rock are you living under?? Eric and his staff at Cressey Sports Performance provide the offseason training programs to …

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The Best of the Week: Things You Shouldn’t Miss 10/29-11/4

Hope everybody had a great week. I know this is a bit late but with a busy week and then  spending my entire Sunday listening to the great Eric Cressey it totally slipped my mind. I do plan on a post based around my top takeaways from Cressey’s shoulder seminar …

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3 Things I Learned During Squatober

As the calendar changes from October to November that means Squatober goes with it. What is Squatober you ask?? Well a month consisting of the “king of all exercises”….that’s what it is. So basically Squatober is excellence. Before I go any further let me preface that I am by no …

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4 Squat Variations to Build Your Legs That Are Not The Back Squat

The squat has been called the “king of exercises” because of its ability to build strength and muscle but so many people only think of the back squat. Heck there has even been a “month” named after the squat. “Squatober”. In fact, today is the last day of the glorious …

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The Best of the Week: Things You Shouldn’t Miss 10/22-10/28

It was a busy week for me so not much content from me but there are some things you definitely shouldn’t miss in the strength and conditioning and fitness world this week. Articles You Shouldn’t Miss If Fitness Is Your Identity, I Offer My Condolences Written By: Lee Boyce We …

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The Favorite Core Exercise of Top Strength Coaches

When people think of the core, they think of the abs but it is so much more than that. Many people consider the core to consist of anything between the nipple and the knees. Either way, I asked some of the best strength coaches what their favorite core exercise is. …

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The Best of the Week: Things You Shouldn’t Miss 10/8-10/14

Hope you are having a great weekend. Exciting time around our household as we celebrate our youngest little girl’s first birthday. Crazy how time has flown. Some really good information out this week. Some familiar faces and some new people to check out! My Personal Shenanigans Do This For a …

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Do This For a Bigger Bench Press Right Now

Today’s post is mostly for the meatheads…the guys who worry about a big bench press. Their is one cue I find myself using all the time with my athletes as I am teaching and coaching the bench press. It has seemed to work both for my athletes as well as …

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The Best of the Week: Things You Shouldn’t Miss 10/1-10/7

CHope you had a great first week of October! Some really good content out this week, check it out! My Personal Shenanigans 3 Squat Variations for Tall Athletes Check out my most recent contribution on STACK.com about 3 squat variations for the taller athlete. Why I Am Moving to the …

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Why I Am Moving to the Front Squat

The back squat is often considered the holy grail of strength in many gyms and weight rooms all across the world. Men and women strive to put extreme weights across their back and sit down and stand back up with it. It does have an ability to make people really …

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