Tag Archives: Glutes

Should Everyone Deadlift?? No and Yes, Let Me Explain

Should everyone deadlift?? In the traditional straight bar from the floor with heavy weights fashion? No, but if you can it definitely will give you some street cred. But if you are talking about basic human movement, yes. In short, a deadlift is a hip hinge, one of the basic …

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All About The Single-leg Romanian Deadlift

Few exercises provide the strength and stability stimulus while sparing the spine quite like the single-leg Romanian deadlift, or the RDL. Athletes and weekend warriors alike can benefit from this exercise. For athletes, it increases single-leg strength needed for sprinting, jumping, and changing directions. For the weekend warrior, the single-leg …

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Plank Mistakes and How to Correct Them

The plank maybe the most popular and most widely used core exercise known to man and with good reason. The plank is easy to use for anybody. It requires no equipment, all you need is your body. Multiple variations also allow you to fend off boredom in your workouts Dr. …

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The Banded Kettlebell Swing

The kettlebell swing is a favorite exercise of mine. It builds powerful, explosive hips. Kettlebell swings are great for training the hip hinge movement and back rehab. The swing is also highly metabolic making it effective for those seeking weight loss. So how can you make it more difficult if …

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Workout Wednesday 3/16/16-Glute Finisher

Happy Workout Wednesday! As you’ll notice in many of my posts, I put a lot of emphasis on glute strength and activation. In Glute Med: The Root of Chronic Leg Pain, I explain how weak and inactive glutes can create knee, hip, and lower leg pain. 9 to 5 Back …

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9 to 5 Back Pain Part 2: Fixing Your Sleepy Glutes

In part 2 of 9 to 5 Back Pain, we will take a look at how sitting cause your glutes to “fall asleep” and reek havoc on your back. The glutes functional anatomy make it the powerhouse of athletic movements and also create a strong stable body but their biggest …

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