Posts in "Exercises You Should Be Doing"

Exercises You Should Be Doing: Hollow Position Hold Pull-Up

A quick heads up: In celebration of its two-year anniversary of being released my good friend Meghan Callaway is putting her renowned Ultimate Pull-Up Program on sale all this week. You can purchase it at 40% off the original price. You also have the option of purchasing both her Ultimate Pull-Up Program & Ultimate Landmine… Read more

Exercises You Should Be Doing: Quadruped T-Spine Rotation with Lift Off

It’s a mouthful, I know. But I couldn’t think of an alternative name for today’s edition of Exercises You Should Be Doing. “Rotation Thingamajiggy” or “T-Spine Exercise That Makes You Feel Good” didn’t have quite the same ring to it. Exercises You Should Be Doing: Quadruped T-Spine Rotation w/ Lift Off There’s no shortage of… Read more

Exercises You Should Be Doing: Angled Landmine Reverse Lunge

I’m horrible when it comes to naming exercises. I mean, in this instance, should I have gone with the literal name: Single Stance to Reverse Lunge w/ Contralateral Hip Extension & Flexion? Or, I don’t know, something like Cool Landmine Reverse Lunge Thingamajiggy? Decisions, decisions. As you can see, I chose something in the middle…. Read more

Exercises You Should Be Doing: Wall Press Single Leg RDL

Before we get to today’s “Exercise You Should Be Doing,” a quick parenting tip: If or when your two year old wakes up from a nap and says his tummy hurts, and even if he seems in good spirits, don’t assume he’s just hungry (like I did) and then proceed to take him out for… Read more

Exercises You Should Be Doing: Supported Hip Airplane

This exercise is magic. I mean, it pales in comparison to a Wingardium Leviosa spell – or even bacon wrapped dates (magic in my mouth) – but if you’re looking for a drill to add to your squat/deadlift warm-up, or to help with a pair of cranky hips, continue reading.   Giving credit where it’s… Read more

Exercises You Should Be Doing: Reverse Nordic Curl

Anyone who’s visited the Nordic region of the world – generally considered to be Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland, and Iceland – knows they’re known for a few things: Fjords Vikings And that’s pretty much it.   Okay, that’s a bit of dearth representation of all the history, art, food, and culture the region has contributed… Read more

One of My Favorite Core Exercises: The Lying Overhead Pullover

It’s a shit-show of a week on my end this week. For starters I’m involved with a pretty cool product – The Trainers Toolbox – that’s set to be released next week that’s going to set the fitness industry on fire. I won’t give away too much here, but suffice it to say it’s going… Read more

Exercises You Should Be Doing: Anti-Flexion Squats

“It’s official,” I thought to myself. “I’m a moron. Why have I never thought of that?” On an almost daily basis I read or watch something one of my colleagues posts on the internet and I am not-so-subtlety reminded of how inadequate I am. I mean, granted, I have a deadlift most guys covet, and… Read more