Positional and mechanical improvement:   Ground-to-shoulder and ground-to-overhead lifts/Jumping variations   Beginner/ Intermediate: Power clean/ variations, box jump, broad jump, straight jump Advanced: Power snatch/ variations   At sk ...
Anyone familiar with my previous work will understand my love for the kettlebell. This love is rooted in the utility and versatility of the implement. Kettlebells provide many completely unique training stimuli because they are primarily meant to be used ...
The Ellipse is a beveled IAFM (Instrument-Assisted Fascial Mobilization) tool created by Myofascial Releaser that helps detect and loosen fascial adhesions, in turn creating optimal mobility and healthy range of motion.     The IAFM Tool Use ...
Day 30 of 40 Originally posted on Cooking Up Clean [Photo credit: Kari Lund]   Prep time: 10 min (not including marinating time) Cook time: 15 min Serves: 4   Ingredients: ½ cup low sodium tamari (or soy sauce) ¼ cup rice ...
Migraine headaches are a very serious problem, and a lot more common than you'd think. According to the Migraine Research Foundation, they're the world's 3rd most prevalent ailment, one that affects roughly 25% of American households. It's ...
I hope this article catches the eye of every young coach who is on a budget and contemplating where to invest their money when it comes to workshops or certifications. I know there's no way to completely avoid certifications. After all, we need them t ...
Today I want to talk with you about the idea of your breath, and what it means to your movement practice and your training. Our breath is pretty important for things like metabolism, cognition, stress management, awareness, small stuff like that.   O ...
Back squat:   Climb to a new 2RM using warm-up sets of no more than 5 reps (starting at no more than 60%) before adjusting weight.   Rest as needed, and keep total number of post-warm-up lifts under 20 (Ex. 5, 3, 3, 2, 2, 2 ..).   Up to 5 ...
Day 29 of 40 Originally posted on Cooking Up Clean [Photo credit: Kari Lund]   Prep time: 50 min Cook time: 60-70 min Serves: 12   Ingredients: 1 box brown rice lasagna noodles (or other noodles of choice) 1 pound Italian sausage 2 ...
Day 28 of 40 Originally posted on Cooking Up Clean [Photo credit: Kari Lund]   Prep time: 15 min Cook time: 45 min   Ingredients: 10 pounds tomatoes, cored and quartered (this does not need to be exact, just fill up your stock pot nearly ...
It is often the case that coaches introduce an unorthodox coaching solution just to distinguish themselves from their peers. It makes them appear unique, but does it really benefit the athlete?    The Benefits of the Split Lifts In 1992, ...
The way we describe a workout is by breaking it down into exercises, sets, and repetitions. All of your workout can be explained in only a few lines and all will understand what those numbers and multiplication signs mean.   The Importance of ...
Looking for a way to get fit but don't have a lot of time to spare? Sounds familiar. With the busy lives we all lead, it's tough to find time to get to the gym for a full hour of training. It's often easier to work out at home, walk in the par ...
All the time, I get asked by the professionals I work with in this space—the teachers, coaches, and trainers: How do I get started building an online presence? They want to know not only how to get started, but how to get their voice out there in a ...
The classic ectomorph is the ultimate underdog in the iron world. As the old comic book story goes, the skinny kid gets sand kicked in his face, and then orders the Charles Atlas program and returns bigger, stronger, and gets the girl in the end.&n ...
Got chicken legs? Don’t forget about your chicken wings. The serratus anterior muscles are what I refer to as our “wings.” They help us move our arms multi-dimensionally and with great speed.   Got chicken legs? Don’ ...
50/50 Kettlebell strict press:   3 x 3L, 3R @ as heavy as possible in each 3 x 1L , 1R @ (up to) heaviest set above   Alternating 3L, 3R, and then 1L, 1R, accumulate 24 total reps (12 left, 12 right). Keep kettlebells in-hand for L-to-R set, ...