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Handstand Hold E2D

Exercises You’re Not Doing Correctly: Handstands

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Handstand exercises were something of a work of art growing up. Prior to the internet, I can only recall watching old(er) kung fu and martial arts films, along with Only the Strong – capoeira’s entrance into the U.S. mainstream. For what it’s worth, it was amazing at the time. Today, I’m not going to announce my entry into a cool […]

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Push Up Copy

How to Create An Exercise Routine with ONLY Bodyweight Exercises

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Whether you’re unable to make it into the gym, traveling for work, or strapped for cash and don’t have access to equipment, understanding how to incorporate varying bodyweight exercises is a great “default” resource for those choosing an active and healthy lifestyle. Laying the groundwork for a bodyweight oriented program essentially leaves me with these general thoughts whenever someone asks […]

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Treadmill Warm Up

Are You Really Warming Up?

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Originally posted on GrassFedLifestyle.com What You Need to Know Performing eight to ten bodyweight exercises before your training session is more productive than warming up using a treadmill or elliptical before exercise. From a movement and biomechanical point of view, a dynamic warm-up will aim to work in three dimensions, vs the singular plane of motion that walking on a […]

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Zen

Taking the Path Less Traveled – Episode 2 with Pat Davidson

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I had the opportunity to talk with Dr. Pat Davidson, and this time around we had a lot more time to discuss stress adaptations, bio-energetics, and of course PRI. Fortunately for you, we definitely went over our 30 minute allotted time slot that I attempted to preserve. Here is the first 3 hour long podcast – Taking the Path Less […]

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The Grey Area of Achieving Success – Late Night Musings (7.20.14)

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Within the realm of the fitness and S&C “bubble”, there is a bit of a discrepancy between working out and training. Essentially, it comes down to understanding that with “working out”, there is a temporary and fleeting moment when it comes to using this phrase. While not necessarily feeding into a negative connotation, the term working out is something used […]

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Fearless

“I’m So Deep in The Hole…” – Late Night Musings (7.18.14)

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This is a stream of thought post aimed not only at Tony Gentilcore’s post maybe a few months ago (I’m very good at timing.) but also just towards people’s general thoughts on how far down the rabbit hole we really need to go with regards to the fitness and strength and conditioning industry. While I can’t argue the validity of […]

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Deadlift E2D

Calling All Dancers…

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This is a call for all dancers… … Dancers looking to get stronger that is! Here is your chance to receive customized programming for increasing muscle mass for the summer, returning from an injury, or increasing performance for your work or hobby. Practicing upside down selfies before dance practice is a pastime of mine as well. This pilot dance strength […]

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