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...

Lengthen and Strengthen Your Hips!

I was an athlete for 15 years before I met my hips for the first time. It was in college and I had started taking pilates and yoga to help polish my running, swimming, and weightlifting. I was always “taught” about the hips in a broad not so specific...