Posts in the Category "Training"

Prowler Work

Who has access to one of these? If you do, consider yourself one of the lucky ones. I love mine, and it is a great way to add metabolic work, build speed/explosiveness, or just get stronger. This weekend I did a hand over hand workout as a finisher. I attached my rope to my prowler.. Read more →

5-10-20 Hamstring Hammer

Here’s a great little protocol to bring up your hamstrings. You are going to want to use a lying leg curl machine as your “centerpiece”. Bring a heavy set of dumbbells over to the leg curl, as well as a 2-4 in. step (you could even use a thick bumper plate) and “set up shop”… Read more →

Deadlift Setup

Deadlift setup Next time you setup for your deadlift, take a look at where the bar is in relation to your shins. That bar should be right up against your legs, both for conventional and sumo. When the bar is closer to you, you are better able to use your hamstrings, glutes, and lats to.. Read more →

Cable Pullthroughs

Cable Pullthroughs are a fantastic exercise to work the posterior chain, especially the glutes. Some gyms don’t always have cable pulley machines OR someone may be hogging yours. Here’s a great alternative as demonstrated by my friend, Jonny Slick from Straightshot Training. All you need for this variation is a resistance band. The thicker the.. Read more →

Super Simple Travel Workout (and tips) for The Holiday Season

Super Simple Travel Workout (and tips) for The Holiday Season With the holidays rapidly approaching, combined with the fact I’ve done more travel in the last 3 months than I have in the last 3 years and it’s fresh on my mind, I think this is a timely-and hopefully helpful-post. For the next 6 weeks.. Read more →

Chair hip opener

You all know I am big on getting up during the day and moving around/stretching. I work from home now and am lucky that I can take conference calls while I stretch, but most do not have that type of freedom. Here’s a great hip stretch you can do while sitting in your office chair… Read more →