Are You Flexible Enough?

This is an all too popular question that doesn’t get answered as well as it should in the fitness industry. The reason the answer doesn’t suffice is because it’s the wrong question! I Googled the definition of flexibility and the first response was: the quality of bending easily without breaking. Is that really what we […]

What is Fit?

There was a time in my life that I was able to bench press a lot more weight than I can now.  There was also a time where I was capable of heavily loading a bar across my shoulders and lowering myself so my thighs were parallel with the ground and standing back up (normally […]

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 […]