Goblet Squat: Drop it Like it’s Hot

Squats as you all know are a great exercise to keep the body functional, strong, powerful, and running like a well oiled machine.  Lucky for us there is a wide range of variety with squat movements to help us get stronger in slightly different ways and keep boredom at bay.  Also, by switching up and…

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Trap Bar Deadlift with Resistance Band

A great variation to throw into your deadlifts is to add a resistance band.  The band will give you steady resistance to pull through and while also increasing the resistance without more weight.  When you get to the top of the lift, the band is still providing a challenging resistance for you to still be…

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5 Podcasts You Should Be Listening To

I love to read books, however, reading can be very time consuming.  Since I try to make the most out of the hours in my day, discovering podcasts have absolutely opened up a new world to me.  I know I am late to the party, but better late than never.  Coincidentally I just recently bought…

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Do You Even Read, Bro? 5/18/15

Oh the knowledge that is dropped today in this edition of Do You Even Read, Bro?  Better invest in a bigger ball cap because your brain is going to grow to the point of exploding.  Read, take the knowledge into the gym and apply it to your everyday life. Strength Training: How to Fix “Butt…

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Product Review: Onnit Alpha BRAIN

I recently ordered Alpha Brain from Onnit Labs, to give me a little extra boost through out my day.  Being a trainer takes a lot of focus and being in the present moment when you are with a client.  You are not only analyzing a movement pattern on the spot, but also trying to communicate…

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Do You Even Read, Bro? 5/11/15

Welcome to another week and a belated Happy Mother’s Day to all of the mom’s out there.  Especially to Stephanie, my amazing wife and mother to my son.   Summer has finally come which means sprint workouts in the hot sun at the track (and working on the tan!).   Also the local fruit market…

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