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ONE WEIRD TRICK

One Weird Trick: Installment 3 – Using Balls to Improve Shoulder Mobility

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Many individuals have developed their whole careers to improving shoulder mobility. Before, the complexity of the shoulder girdle had plagued many individuals, whether it is from pain, dysfunction, or “I got this one really weird clicking thing that happens when I move like this,” type scenarios. I don’t claim to fix shoulders, but a funny thing happens when you do […]

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My Favorite Exercise Combinations – Installment 10

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With athletes at Cressey Sports Performance in the thick of things during their winter break, I just wanted to drop a very quick and easy combination that I’ve been implementing that will enhance hip mobility, increase range of motion for athletes that are looking to improve their stride off the plate, along with challenging core stability. Keep in mind that […]

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One Weird Trick: Installment 2 – What Do I Do With My Feet?

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The first Monday back after any New Year is usually national bench press day. For those who are off to rebel by doing squats, deadlifts, and lunges, make sure you keep this simple trick in mind to optimize your next training session. From a personal experience point of view, I’ve seen many errors executed for almost every lower body related exercise. Essentially, […]

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My Favorite Exercise Combinations – Installment 9

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Motion at the shoulder joint has now been known to improve through several mechanisms: Improving soft tissue quality, so signaling can be improved to the motor units that are attached to the muscle fibers involved with these movers. Reorienting joint position of the glenohumeral joint by improving joint centration. Improving rib cage position/spinal position in order to improve the brain’s […]

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One Weird Trick: Installment 1 – Half Kneeling

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You ever see those ads online, talking about trying one weird trick to lose weight, or to gain muscle, or to attain anything instantaneously? I hate those ads, as most things worth sacrificing for involve zero tricks and lots of foundational work. However, I’ve come to the realization that many of the things that I’ve come across in the fitness, […]

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The Assessment Experiments: Installment 3 – Squats and Saline Solution

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The below is approximately a 2700 word article on experiments, structures in your skull, and how to practically apply all this new information. The first portion is the “Too Long, Didn’t Read” version! Enjoy! Note: The below video shows me performing a nasal saline solution that requires pressurized solution into, well, my nose. I show it on the video, so if you […]

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My Favorite Exercise Combinations: Installment 8

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After performing a large handful of assessments with our athletes at Cressey Sports Performance, one thing is very apparent: there is a trend of unilateral instability that is present. How do I know? Well, I’ve been keeping track of these items in a fancy schmancy Excel sheet, and these things keep popping up! How these individuals arrived at a unilateral […]

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Falling in Love…

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Falling in Love with the Process: The Non-Tangibles Within the fitness and perhaps even the strength and conditioning industry, many individuals are caught up with measuring and tracking information. From an objective point of view, this provides several benefits; what gets measured gets managed. However, one large part of measuring everything may be overlooked, and that is falling in love […]

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The Basics of Elite Athletic Development – A Q&A with Mike Robertson

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Mike Robertson is the president of Robertson Training Systems, and co-founder of IFAST in Indianapolis, IN. He has several great avenues to provide information, not only hosting a self-published blog at www.RobertsonTrainingSystems.com, but also has a podcast titled “Physical Preparation Podcast” that has gained traction in the S&C community, along with most recently hosting a seminar with Coach Joe Kenn […]

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How to Attack a High Rep Set

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On a day to day basis I see many types of people go through their first couple workouts. On one hand we have the “newbie-to-lifting-but-is-amazing-at-sports,” and on the other hand I often encounter the “wants-to-lose-weight-and-has-no-idea-where-to-start” individual. This is fantastic, and I commend these people for having the charisma to step outside of their comfort zone and into something that is […]

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