Training Made Simple: Diving in Part 2

MAKING YOUR HEAD SPIN So the last post seemed anything but simple. I talked about your heart rate, arteries, and all the moving systems that are involved on a daily basis. My hope is that by the end of this post you have somewhere solid to start that you can then...

Your Core: Why You Need to Understand your TVA

YOUR INNER SPRING SYSTEM Today I want to take a moment and explain to your about your transverse abdominis, aka your TVA. Your TVA is a barrel-shaped layer of your abdominals, and it helps keep the ribcage and pelvis connected. It attaches at several areas of your...

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...

My Top 10 Tips To Train Smarter

Self motivation and discipline are two prerequisites to succeed in any sort of training plan. I don’t care what you’re working towards; a handstand, a 5k, a heavy squat, a marathon, a dance recital, an exam, a lab project, grad school, a...

How To Achieve Sustained Peak Performance

This kind of neck gripping is robbing all of us of power! I’ve got three muscle groups to talk about today; diaphragm, core, and glutes. A preface; if you read this post and watch the video you will learn how to develop these parts of your body together, thus...

Types of Strength Training

The way I see it, you can train your body and mind any way you want. You can elicit the response you want most out of your body depending on how you go about training for that specific adaptation.  For example, if your goal is to jump a certain height, you layout what...