Spinal Bracing: Avoiding Rib Flare

Understanding how to isometrically brace the spine serves us a lot of good. If the core muscles aroud the spine can understand how to ‘brace’ then we can progress more confidently into the next stages of training- that is, integrating the extremities of...

Basics 101: Quadped with Resistance

Think “create core tension when you breathe out” and as you breathe in, “relax into the floor, fill the back of your shirt with your spine”. But DO NOT let go of the tension you created, be sure to maintain tension on abdominals   This...

Frontal Plane Front Rack Lunges

  You can never do enough unilateral work in your training. One of the reasons I enjoy this alternative to traditional sagittal plane lunges is because you work your adductors and lateral stabilization of your pelvis. If you ever watch somebody run or walk,...

Turning On The Posterior & Anterior Chains

Having a posterior chain that receives the message to ‘turn-on’ is going to help us in the world of movement for many reasons. Apart from being a major contributor to uprightness and posture, it is also a contributor to lifting load off of our joints and...