Posts Tagged with "Matthew Ibrahim"

Deceleration Training and Landing For the Everyday Athlete

You don’t have to be LeBron James or Megan Rapinoe in order to train more like an athlete. You just need to be realistic (and smart) about it. What’s more, being athletic isn’t only about accelerating. You also have to be able to apply the brakes – quickly – too! (and beat Rambo in arm… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 8/21/20

THE WEEKLY BRIEF UPDATE 1. #Achillesgate2020 Update Nothing too too new to brag about this week other than I WAS CLEARED TO DRIVE MOTHERFUCKAS. Up until this past Tuesday I hadn’t been behind the wheel of a car since May 23rd. My wife has been carting me everywhere. Babe, I need to go to work!… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Stuck at Home Not Wearing Pants: 5/8/20

THE WEEKLY BRIEF UPDATE We fucking did it! My wife and I packed our shit (and Julian) into our car last Saturday night and took off for Florida early Sunday morning. It took us three hours on the dot to get from Boston to NYC. And then we went 55 MPH across the GW Bridge… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 9/14/19

BUT FIRST…CHECK THIS STUFF OUT 1. (Even More) Complete Shoulder & Hip Blueprint – Athens, Greece: Saturday, Feb 29th & Sunday, March 1st, 2020 This will be the first leg of mine and Dean Somerset’s European extravaganza in early 2020. The second leg will take place in… 2. (Even More) Complete Shoulder & Hip Blueprint… Read more

Safety Squat Yoke Bar: Training Application

This is a Tony Gentilcore & Matthew Ibrahim collaborative post. Or, as I like to call it: A Gentilhim (or Ibracore?) production. The Safety Squat Yoke Bar (also referred to as “SSB”) is a popular speciality bar that’s most often affiliated with collegiate strength & conditioning facilities, powerlifting gyms, or gyms that are a bit… Read more

Complete Overhead Press Warmup

My good friend and fellow Massachusetts based strength & conditioning coach, Matthew Ibrahim, comes through today with the final installment is in “Complete Warm-Up” series. Previously he covered: Complete Squat Warm-Up – HERE. Complete Bench Press Warm-Up – HERE. Complete Deadlift Warm-Up – HERE. He completes the quadrilogy (<– new term?) today with the overhead press.   The shoulder… Read more

Complete Deadlift Warm-Up

If you missed the previous installments of this series from Massachusetts based strength & conditioning coach, Matthew Ibrahim, you can check them out in the links below: Complete Squat Warm-Up – HERE. Complete Bench Press Warm-Up – HERE. Lets  dive into the deadlift. Complete Deadlift Warm-Up One of the top priorities to focus on when… Read more

Complete Squat Warm Up

Last week I shared an article from strength & conditioning coach, Matthew Ibrahim, appropriately titled Complete Bench Press Warm Up. You can check it out HERE. Today Matthew is back covering the squat. Complete Squat Warm-Up One of the top priorities to focus on when warming up prior to performing your squat in training is… Read more