The side plank is one of the toughest exercises to do correctly. Use these cues and tips to get the most out of your side plank positions.
The band walk is one of the most popular glute exercises of all time, but it requires thought, skill, and proper execution to be effective.
Let’s manage posture, patterns, and muscle imbalances to get to the source of the problem—a typical solution for most ailments.
The hip clam is a great functional exercise, but it’s incredibly easy to perform it incorrectly. My solution? Bring in the wall.
If you’ve been doing the plank in order to get a 6-pack, you’re probably doing it wrong. Utilize these techniques for a better perspective and understanding of the plank and to optimize your performance.
We tend to see outrageous exercises, movements, and even classes that claim they will give you a stronger core or a six-pack in days. I encourage a shift in your mindset to optimize your training to obtain the six-pack look.
Frequently, athletes understand the lunge movement but do not understand what should be moving and what is the primary goal. You can fix this by regressing the athlete and utilizing these tips to help them better understand the proper mechanics of the lunge.
The continuous feedback of the wall can provide the athlete with a sense of position, tension, and compensation, resulting in improved performance and benefit of the exercises.
The half-kneeling y-raise is great at showing athletes correct scapulo-humeral rhythm without the common compensations of the over-dominant accessory muscles of the neck and back. To do it, follow the rules of manual resistance.
Regardless of your coaching style or philosophy, here are three techniques that will help your novice athletes improve quickly.
Coaches must strive to properly ensure a basic neuromuscular connection occurs through correct anatomical position, neurologic comprehension, and sensory awareness before attempting a pull-up.
This exercise will challenge strength and stability in all three planes of motion with various subconscious lessons.
Instead of relying on outdated and sub-optimal methods, choose a more functional approach in combination with PRI to optimize ribcage position and abdominal strength.
First in this series, we are going to improve the body’s resistance to fatigue compensation by better understanding and coaching movement.
Most people automatically brush pain off as something that is a typical part of life, but I’d say that, “no pain, no gain” is furthest from the truth.
Rotator cuff exercises are important, useful, and extremely beneficial when these four points are taken into account.