Posts in "Exercises You Should Be Doing"

Exercises You Should Be Doing: Deadbug Floor Press

I don’t say this lightly. I am IronmanDeadbugs are underrated and you need to be doing more of them. I believe they’re as important and integral of an exercise to your success in the weight-room as squats, deadlifts, or just about any barbell lift you can think of. In fact, I’d go so far as… Read more

Exercises You Should Be Doing: Renegade Push-Up

Push-ups are an underrated exercise. Meatheads scoff at the notion of adding them to their programs. “Too easy,” most will say. “Not not going to make me pecy enough.” Athletes roll their eyes at them. “Not going to get me to the show, bro,” they’ll retort. Au contraire I say. Do Your Fucking Push-Ups Yeah,… Read more

Exercises You Should Be Doing: Transverse Landmine Snatch

All I have to say is that today’s Exercise You Should Be Doing will make you make this face. It’s that cool.   Or, I don’t know, if that doesn’t do the trick, what if I told you I’m not wearing a shirt as I write this post, maybe that would help? Anyways, today’s exercise I… Read more

Exercises You Should Be Doing: Anchored T-Spine Extension

There’s few things people need more of: Bacon Sex That’s pretty much it Oh, and more thoracic extension. Many people spend an inordinate amount of their time in a ball of flexion that having “access” to requisite amounts of t-spine extension is a commodity it today’s day and age. What’s more, many of the drills… Read more

Exercises You Should Be Doing: Anchored KB Row

I’ll be the first to admit my brain is a little lackluster. It doesn’t work in the same fashion as other coaches like, say, Ben Bruno, BJ Gaddour, or Meghan Callaway. I’m often dumbfounded by all the practical (and inventive) ways they’re able to put their own spin on certain exercises and/or methodologies. I’ll watch… Read more

Exercises You Should Be Doing: These 2 Brutal Core Exercises

Fair warning: the two exercises described below seem easy to perform and kinda give off the “huh, that’s it?” vibe. But trust me, they suck. They suck hard. Like, really suck. Okay, you get the point.   I’d like to preface this by saying I’m not a fan of the term “core training.” Some coaches… Read more

Exercises You Should Be Doing: Skater Deadlift/Hip Hinge

I’m a huge fan of the single-leg deadlift (or hip hinge, if we wanted to be technical), and feel it’s an exercise that offers a bevy of benefits. However, as ubiquitous as the exercise is I do feel it’s a very advanced movement for people to master. Even for trainees with a fair amount of… Read more

Exercises You Should Be Doing: Standing Band Hip Thrust

They way I see it when your 8-month old is up most of the night coughing and battling his first cold, and you’re not really that inspired to write something “meaty,” there’s only one direction to take things: The glutification of glutes.   Standing Band Hip Thrust   Who Did I Steal It From: Who… Read more