You are the Problem, Not the Fitness Industry

The issue is a culture of too little personal responsibility and capacity for discomfort. There is a popular, “woke” narrative that the reason...

How and Why to Single Leg Romanian Deadlift

There is no greater exercise for posterior chain development than the single-leg Romanian deadlift (1-leg RDL) The posterior chain—you’ve undoubtedly heard people waxing prolific...

Create Athletic Children in This Fertile Age for Fitness

Fostering physical activity from a young age instills discipline, promotes fun, and produces a more social child. I spoke to my new friend Jiang...

Hacking the Hack Squat

The hack squat was originated in Germany and derives from the word hackle (heel). You'll need to know more than that to make...

The Efficacy of Percentage-Based Training Programs

How do we make sure we’re using the correct weights as we base percentages off of a max that may change during a...

Use Bands to Build Bulletproof Abs

Bands are particularly useful for the core because they force you to stay as tight as possible and help to create tension in...

Loaded Carries Boring? Nah! They're Essential

Oddly, carrying is one of the most common things we do in life—and also it is one of the most challenging things. We often...

Add New Disciplines to Your Training, Part 3: Execute Your Plan

And in denying your exploration into other expressive forms of movement and practices, you’re denying your own unique individuality. Part 1 of this series...

Add New Disciplines to Your Training, Part 2: Make a Plan

If you want to develop yourself through many practices, even if only very slowly and recreationally, you need to create structure before you...

Add New Disciplines to Your Training, Part 1: How Do I Choose?

You want to add yoga to your Olympic weightlifting or try martial arts with your powerlifting? Let's see what makes sense.   The question will...

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