Posts Tagged with "Dr. Nicholas Licameli"

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

Be Like Water: The Importance of Being Flexible Without Losing Sight of Your Goal or Your Identity

I had every intention of starting off the new year with some witty, yet informative prose. One my goals for 2019 is to get back on track with more consistent writing. Lets do this…. As it happens, my kid got Hand, Foot, & Mouth last week and of course, promptly passed it on to me…. Read more

It’s Not What You Do, It’s How You Do It: A Better Plank

  I know, I know. Planks. Not the most exciting topic in the world. I may as well post something on photosynthesis trends of oak trees in the Northeast, gas prices, or, I don’t know, what my kid had for breakfast this morning. Everybody performs planks. And 90% of those people perform them incorrectly. Today’s… Read more

All About Recovery

I always like to say the progress you make in the gym are the direct result of how well you allow yourself to recover. As counterintuitive as it sounds you break muscle down in the gym, and it’s the time away from deadlifts, squats, and daily WODs that your body recovers and bounces back stronger… Read more

Everything In Moderation Makes You Mediocre At Everything

Today’s guest post comes courtesy of TG.com regular, Dr. Nicholas Licameli.  Nick normally writes about stuff like how not to eff up your shoulders during a bench press or how to address your low back pain when you sit in front of a desk all day. Today, however, he’s throwing us a curveball and discussing… Read more

My Top Shoulder Training Tips Part II

If you missed Part I of Dr. Licameli’s guest post, you can check it out HERE. Now, you could read today’s post and get the gist of what was said yesterday, but you run the risk of missing out on some nitty-gritty details. Kinda like watching Blade Runner 2049. You could watch it without watching… Read more

Plan On Lifting or Squatting Something Heavy? Check Your Neck

Today’s guest post comes courtesy of frequent contributor, Dr. Nicholas Licameli. He covers a topic that’s sometimes controversial: Neck position when lifting heavy things. Some people play close attention to it (as they should), while others play it off as “no big deal” and point towards really strong people who seemingly have never had any issues… Read more

Blood Flow Restriction Training: Real Deal or Are We Wrapped Up in the Latest Trend?

I’m still in Florida enjoying my vacation (and eating copious amounts of carrot cake). Actually, after reading this article myself and looking at all the jackedness, I’m kinda grossed out by how much carrot cake I’ve been ingesting. Nevertheless, if you’ve ever been curious as to whether or not there’s any validity to blood flow… Read more