August 30, 2016

The Pallof Press and the concept behind the exercise is a topic I want to dig through. With this exercise, the trunk is forced to fight rotation. We are training the muscles to stabilize us, which is exactly what their assigned physiological task is. When talking about...

July 26, 2016

Squat variations come by the dozens. A signature of these being the rear foot elevated split squat. When incorporating this move, just like with any exercise, we need to stay conscious of proper form, exercise purpose, and personal functionality. So let’s dissect this...

July 20, 2016

Shoulders have a lot going for them. Up and down, backward and forward, crisscross, circles, rotation. They are really awesome when we think about it, especially in comparison to the range of motion that other joints are capable of. Since the shoulders are so dynamic,...

July 13, 2016

The shot put isn’t just for track and field athletes. This is a great exercise to incorporate full body movement. We hit the trunk, core, and upper body with this one. But let’s ditch that small metal ball and grab our medicine balls instead. Plus, there are progressio...

June 28, 2016

The pullover tends to be forgotten. But I want to revisit it because it is a quality exercise appropriate for most populations. Several muscle groups are put to work here. The arms are the only moving part, but the rest of our body provides stabilization. To start, our...

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