Happy Monday! I hope everyone had a great weekend! Like every other Monday, here are a few thoughts bouncing around in my head after a week of reading, podcasts, cruising social media and any other continuing ed. Enjoy! Not sure who needs to hear this… But putting your weights away and back in the correct … Continue reading Monday Musings
Month: January 2022
An Advanced Swing Variation
Most all of our adults become very familiar with the traditional two arm Kettlebell Swing. But, swinging a Kettlebell with one arm is a natural progression from the traditional two arm swing. The one handed kettlebell swing has many of the same benefits as the traditional two arm swing, except a few added benefits; 💥 … Continue reading An Advanced Swing Variation
5 Qualities of a Successful Strength Coach
"A coach is someone who carries a valued person from where they are to where they want to be." Have a Plan for Everything Always plan with the ending in mind. Nothing should be left to chance. Strength training should be planned and progressed year-round. Conditioning should be planned out. Recovery protocols should be in … Continue reading 5 Qualities of a Successful Strength Coach
How Do You Stay On Track With Your Diet When Times Get Tough?
How Do You Stay On Track With Your Diet Even When Times Get Tough in 2022❓(and they will) 1️⃣Make sure you are drinking enough water…at least an ounce per pound of of bodyweight. It’ll make you feel a little more full, and its hugely important for your body 💦 2️⃣Prioritize your sleep. Make sure you … Continue reading How Do You Stay On Track With Your Diet When Times Get Tough?
Physique Related Goals?
Many people have physique related goals as they head into the new year, many of which revolve around losing some body fat and developing a leaner body. In trying to achieve that goal, many people will turn to cardio. Don’t get me wrong, there is nothing wrong with cardio and I highly recommend people perform … Continue reading Physique Related Goals?
3 Strength Training Truths
Basics + Consistency = Results! I wish more people realized these things. For the most part, building a strong and resilient body comes down to consistently performing the same, boring, basic exercises over and over again. Maybe you perform them within different rep ranges. Maybe you perform them with some tempo. But it’s consistently performing … Continue reading 3 Strength Training Truths
Happy Monday! I hope everyone had a great weekend! Like every other Monday, here are a few thoughts bouncing around in my head after a week of reading, podcasts, cruising social media and any other continuing ed. Enjoy! There is no magic to fat loss…you have to be in a calorie deficit.Exercise for strength and … Continue reading Monday Musings
How to Measure Weight Loss WITHOUT The Scale
Are you someone who is looking to drop some body fat? Are you also someone who doesn’t want to get on a scale? If you answered yes to both…I got you! For starters, there is nothing wrong with not wanting to get on the scale. For a lot of people, getting on the scale causes … Continue reading How to Measure Weight Loss WITHOUT The Scale
Exercise of the Week: Rotational Landmine Split Jerk
Looking for a simple exercise to add to your Landmine arsenal? The Rotational Landmine Press is a great exercise to improve rotational power and develop power from the ground up. We typically add this after people have spent ample time performing both 1/2 Kneeling and Standing Landmine Presses, along with some Landmine Split Jerks. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tGVppN1EwZM&feature=youtu.be
Keeping Hockey Shoulders Healthy
The other day I did a Q&A on Instagram and received a great question — How do you keep shoulders healthy in hockey players? Since the shoulder is statistically the most injured area of the body in the sport of 🏒, keeping shoulders healthy is a huge concern. Here are 5 Quick Thoughts 1. More … Continue reading Keeping Hockey Shoulders Healthy