Fitness

Landmine Press: The Overhead Alternative

So you can’t lift your arms fully overhead without pain or compensation, so now what?? My first recommendation is to erase all overhead work from your workouts, or continue doing what you are doing until finally you can’t lift your arms overhead at all. Don’t worry though, there is an …

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Start Tracking Workouts Now!

Businesses track everything, from how much they are spending to how much time they are wasting. In the business world, companies are always looking for ways to save money or cut waste. By tracking increases or decreases in performance they can tell exactly what they need to do to always …

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The Perpendicular Landmine Row: The How and The Why

The perpendicular Landmine row is a great alternative to the traditional dumbbell row. In the bodybuilding world you have have heard of the Meadows’ Row named after bodybuilder John Meadows(he wrote an article about it too), well this is the same exercise. If you have limited dumbbell selection in your …

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2 Mistakes a Workout Beginner Should Avoid

Life has been a bit nuts recently. Between preparing for a second little one who will be joining us soon and having my wisdom teeth pulled, life has been all over the place. And a throbbing pain in your mouth can really decrease your motivation to write. Hopefully I can …

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2 Ways You’re Screwing Up Box Jumps

Speed and power are qualities that can separate a good athlete from a great athlete. Think of all the great athletes like Lebron James, Adrian Peterson, or Bo Jackson. They all expressed great power and speed that separated themselves from the rest of the world. Whether it’s Lebron with a …

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4 Things Your Personal Trainer Should Be Doing

So you’ve just dropped some serious cash for one-on-one personal training at your local gym. You’d expect to get a good product for the amount of money you spent right?? Just like anything in the free market, some people do not offer the same level of product as others and …

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3 “Unconventional” Ways to Improve Workout Recovery

Workout recovery is what separates a good program from a great program. A mediocre strength training plan with great recovery will always beat the great strength training plan with crappy recovery. Most workouts last about an hour, what are you doing during the other 23 hours to optimize the adaptation …

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Metabolic Finishers: The Cardio Alternative

There are only 24 hours in a day and many of us who want to contribute to society also have to work 10 to 12 hours a day, if you include getting ready for work and commuting Well there goes almost half of the hours in your day. Then add …

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Show N’ Go Arms: Bigger AND Stronger Arms

We’ve all seen the “all show and no go” guy, built like he is chiseled from stone. He is shredded with sleeve-splitting arms. He looks like Tarzan but sadly lifts like Jane. Their only goal in life is to achieve the holy grail of lifting, “the pump.” They become so …

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