Tag Archives: Hip Hinge

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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Master the Hip Hinge: The Powerhouse of Athletic Movement

Want to be strong and powerful? We’ve all heard the saying “it’s all in the hips” and it couldn’t have been more true. This is why it is so important to master the hip hinge. The hip hinge, which can simply be described as hip extension, is one of the …

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Beginners Guide To Strength: Exercise Selection

Being early in 2017, many people are wondering aimlessly throughout the gym. They have no guidance and are just moving from machine to machine. Sure they may sweat a little bit, but a goal without a plan is just a wish. My hope today is to give people an exercise …

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The Swing

The swing, whether with a kettlebell or with a dumbbell, has become one of my favorite strength and conditioning tools. I was not introduced to the exercise until a couple years ago and had not really used it consistently in my programming until recently. I prefer the kettlebell over a …

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