Jesse Irizarry

Jesse Irizarry

 

 

 

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More than anything else, music has helped me learn a visceral connection to movement and lifting weights.
The seated dumbbell clean and press for stability, strength, and a strong back.
Instead of using arbitrary textbook standards or spending money on gadgets to gauge rest times, just breathe.
When you learn the push press, you learn how you can and should move in one coordinated athletic effort to move something heavy.
The medicine ball power clean to squat is the best substitute for anyone who can’t or won’t do barbell deadlifts or squats.
Exercises like the suitcase deadlift can keep you healthy or help rehab the damage that's already been done.
When the gap in our balance grows too large, we need smart exercises to train the variables that move the meter back to the baseline of a reasonable asymmetry.
The 1.25 squat is one of the best ways to practice and train your quads, glutes, and trunk to be active and keep you from falling over at the bottom of your squat movement.
The Dumbbell Power Shrug is the easiest exercise to learn to train full-body coordination and explosiveness.
Hitting a personal best in your lifts comes from somewhere deep down, inspiration may come places you never even dreamt of.
Everyone needs training partners, at times, to be honest with them, to pull them, push them, drag them, or pick them up.
You’ve created your structure on grasping skills, so when you move into new scopes you can integrate it all and become a competent force.