Posts in "Corrective Exercise"

My Go To Squat Progression For Pretty Much Everyone

Teaching a beginner how to squat well can be challenging. There’s no denying there are a lot of moving parts that can derail our best efforts to do so.   My intention of this quick-n-dirty post isn’t to break down the squat in its entirety. For that I’d encourage you to check out Greg Nuckols’… Read more

The Missing Link: Changing Body Positions Could Spark Your Gains

Today’s guest post comes courtesy of Texas-based personal trainer Shane McLean. Shane’s a regular contributor on this site so you know his stuff is top-notch and will be applicable to many of you reading. Enjoy!   When you were a baby (a long time ago for some) you loved lying on the floor and staring… Read more

Exercises You Should Be Doing: Prone Hip Flexion-Extension

Admittedly today’s Exercise You Should Be Doing won’t win a “sexiness” award like, say, pretty much any deadlift variation would, or maybe a pistol squat, or pillow-fighting. Truth be told it’s a relatively unexciting, mundane looking exercise, but whoa Nelly! does it humble even the meatiest of meatheads. But first pillow fighting.   Don’t knock… Read more

A Better Lower Body Warm-Up: Hybrid Drills for the Win

I don’t know about you, but whenever I have squats or deadlifts on the itinerary it always takes me just a liiiiiitle longer to warm-up.   There are a lot of moving parts to performing each lift safely and at a high level; much more so than compared to upper body counterparts such as the… Read more

Happy Thanksgiving: Oh, and Complete Shoulder and Hip Blueprint On Sale

As this post goes live my wife and I are en route (5.5 hours in the car) back to central NY to spend Thanksgiving with my family. Or, depending on what time it is and when you read this, I may be three slices into my mom’s homemade apple pie. Who knows?   Okay, four… Read more

You Don’t Need Core Stability or Core Strength

Today’s guest post comes courtesy of a TG.com regular contributor, Boston-based physical therapist Andrew Millett. What’s the difference between core stability and core strength? Which one is more important? Find out below.   You don’t need to be be doing core stability exercises or core strengthening exercises. You NEED to be doing BOTH! What is… Read more

A Peek Inside Complete Shoulder and Hip Blueprint

WHEW – talk about a whirlwind day yesterday. I spent the bulk of it glued to my laptop making sure things ran smoothly with the launch, answering questions and emails, and trying to stay on top of social media engagement. 1) THANK YOU to everyone who has gone of their way to mention and/or plug… Read more

Complete Shoulder and Hip Blueprint Now Available

I gotta say, I could barely sleep last night. Dean Somerset and I have spent the better part of the past two years traveling all across North America and parts of Europe presenting our Complete Shoulder & Hip Workshop. All told, we’ve presented it 10-15 times. I’m not kidding, either: I…could…not…sleep last night. I kept… Read more