Do You Even Read, Bro? 2/29/16

Happy Monday everyone!

I hope you all had a great weekend and now it’s time to get back to work in the workplace and gym.

To start things off the winner of the February Give Away of Alpha Brain Instant from Onnit is Darren K.  So check your email Darren for an email from me so I can get your info and get that sent out to you ASAP.

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I love using the landmine in my own training and the variety, creativity, and multi-joint movement you can do with it.  I posted some videos to my Instagram account this week show the 1-Arm Half Kneeling Press with a progression to the 1-Arm Split Squat with Press.

The setup for the 1-Arm Half Kneeling Press is to be set up in a kneeling position with one knee on the floor and the other knee in a 90 degree angle.  Make sure you are on your back toe and squeeze the glute for stability.  Keep your core neutral and drawn in, press the barbel up and slowly in controlled manner return down to the starting position.  Keep the elbow away from the body to target the shoulder stabilizers more.

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The progression to the 1-Arm Split Squat and Press is to push up through the heel of the front leg while simultaneously pressing the weight up. Slowly return to the starting position.  You can return back to dead stop on the floor or stop just short of the floor to keep tension on the muscle.

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Article from the Archives…

Glute work, Glute work, Glute work.   I get so many new clients with not only weak glutes, but very little glute activation.  It is normally one of the first things I build up and strengthen for them so they can do more movements and get their body in an overall better balance.  This old blog post gives you the five movements that you need to be doing for strong glutes.

5 Movements You Need to be Doing for Strong Glutes

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Fitness Articles of the week…

The 2-Day IT Band Cure – Dr. John Rusin

Pistol Squat Progression – The Barbell Physio

Eliminate Cranky Knees and Ankle Mobility Restrictions – Dr John Rusin

RTS Coaching: How Wide on Split-Squats – Robertson Training Systems

How Kettlebells Can Fit Into Any Powerlifting or Bodybuilding Workout – Onnit Academy

Podcast:  Intermittent Fasting and The Deal With Whey with Laura Williams – Total Human Optimization Podcast

If you are looking to get started training or need a change, I am taking clients for on-line training.  Let’s work together to help you reach your goals.  Drop me an email and lets get started!!  Contact me at kfulton@fultontrainingsystems.com today!!

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Kevin Fulton

Kevin Fulton is personal trainer in Pittsburgh, PA. His goal is to help his clients look, feel, and move better. In his spare time you can find him under a barbell or practicing jiu jitsu.

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