Posts Tagged ‘movement pattern’

Getting Creative with Loaded Carries: Part II

A few weeks ago, I wrote a blog about loaded carries and five ways to do this awesome exercise in the gym. Each of them are a little different from one another, but from a broad perspective, they all do wonders for core strength, shoulder health, and in some cases, metabolic conditioning too. Getting Creative…

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Getting Creative with Loaded Carries: Part I

It’s hard to believe that Thanksgiving and the holiday season is fully upon us (like really, where did all the time go?). But with that being said, now is as good a time as ever for all of us to reflect on the year so far and look ahead at what’s to come. Upon reflection,…

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Why Novice Weightlifters Should (and Shouldn’t) Deadlift

We’ve spoken at length before about both weightlifting and powerlifting on this blog—after all, they form the basis of proper training for strength, fitness, and sport performance. With the Rio Olympics literally around the corner, the sport of weightlifting will be thrust into the international spotlight once again as athletes attempt to throw as much…

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How to Crush Your First Powerlifting Meet

Life’s been busy to say the least. I’m looking at the date right now, and just realized that it’s been over 5 months since I competed in my first powerlifting meet alongside my fellow coaches; a day that still seems like yesterday and one that I won’t soon forget. It was an exhilarating experience and…

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What Snoop Can’t Teach You: Rolling 101

Today, I am quickly going to dive into what renowned movement specialist, Gray Cook, calls “loaded yoga:” the Turkish Get-Up. The Turkish Get-up is one of our go-to exercises these days—it’s very technical, yes, but it works through so much, that teaching it to our clients usually ends up being a worthwhile priority. From a…

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