Boot Scootin’ Boogie

The Scoot Official Name: Oliver’s Scoot Unofficial Name: Oliver “Chico Rodriguez” Scoot There are so many avenues to go down when searching for exercises and exercise inspirations: books, magazines, YouTube, local gyms, etc. However, I never thought to be inspired by my son Oliver (who was 3 years old at the time) at home on […]

Train the Deadlift

“Maintain the Squat, Train the Deadlift.” — Gray Cook What does that even mean?  You may recall in last week’s blog, that I had talked extensively on the fact that the squat movement can also act as an effective exercise.  However, for many people – loading it is not an option because of their FMS […]

Do you know squat?

A couple of weeks I got pretty raw about the squat exercise on my Facebook page, you can find the posts here, here, and here!  The reason I got raw about this exercise is because it has been so abused by the fitness world and does not even replicate what a squat should look like! […]

Whaddya Bench?

I know that this wasn’t my first attempt at the bench press, but it was early in my career and I remember it vividly.  It was an August evening during the summer preparing for my Freshman year of High School, and the second football practice of the day had ended.  Walking off the practice field […]

Never Run Again …

… unless, of course, you are strong enough!  You didn’t let me finish. You will find that I have many pet-peeves in the fitness arena, and one of them is the people who think that the only prerequisite for running is to go and buy a pair of fancy, expensive shoes.  I may not be […]