Instagram Highlights Part 1

4 months ago I started posting an exercise, fitness, or nutrition tip on my Instagram account every day.  I’m going to repost the best ones here in case you missed them.  And even if you have, most of the info worth repeating.     30 second breakfast...

Athlete Training Week of Dec. 20, 2015

Athlete 1 High school lacrosse player who also plans to play football next season Will be training 2x/week Goal is to add 15-20 lbs before football season (currently 180 lbs) Needs: improved overall GPP (General Physical Preparedness), improved hip mobility Injuries:...

Knee Pain Part 1

My knee hurts!   Well, it shouldn’t.   According to WebMD, a third of all doctor visits for muscle and joint pain are related to knee pain. According to me, just about every person I’ve ever encountered in the gym has or has had knee pain at some...

How To Use The Foam Roller

You’re Doing It Wrong Everyone has a foam roller now, and everyone “knows” how to use it.  Then when I ask them to show me what they do with it, 99% of the time they do this:   They roll around on their hamstrings (both legs at the same time)...

Strength

You Need to Get Stronger   “If you think lifting weights is dangerous, try being weak. Being weak is dangerous.” – Bret Contreras   “Strong people are harder to kill than weak people and more useful in general.” – Mark Rippetoe   Those are...