Posts Tagged with "Nick Tumminello"

The 3 S’s of Hybrid Training: How to Increase Speed, Size, and Strength

There aren’t many coaches out there who are as “diverse” as Nick Tumminello. He’s equal parts meathead and evidence based, which basically means he can sit at any table he wants to in the proverbial high-school cafeteria. It doesn’t matter if it’s with the cool-kids, football players, hipsters, Honor Society, or theater nerds…Nick’s “in” with… Read more

Exercises You Should Be Doing: Bulgarian Split Squat to RDL

I’m always intrigued on why certain exercises are called what they’re called. Take the Turkish get-up for example. I understand there’s a bit more panache in naming the Turkish get-up the Turkish get-up than say, “hold a cannonball looking thingamajig in your hand and stand up,” but seriously: why is it called the Turkish get-up and… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 2/20/15

I’m in Burlington, MA for the next three days attending the Functional Movement Screen I & II workshops. Photo Credit: Perform Better Europe I’m excited because not only do I expect to learn a ton over the next three days, but I also get to learn from and listen to a coach I highly respect….FMS… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 1/30/15

Before we dive into this week’s list of stuff to read I wanted to remind everyone about TWO workshops I’ll be doing down in Australia in March. The first one will be a 2-Day event held in Ballina, NSW on Saturday and Sunday, March 7-8th. Details can be found HERE. The second one will be… Read more

The Most Neglected Function of the Core In Training for Sports

Note From TG: Today I have a treat for everyone: a guest post from world renowned strength and conditioning coach, writer, and educator, Nick Tumminello. Nick’s someone whom I have a lot of respect for, and someone who I feel is at the upper echelon of coaches who “get it.” He recently released an excellent… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 1/16/14

Before we begin I just wanted to share a funny exchange I had on Twitter yesterday. Some people crack me up. So I posted a link to my blog post from yesterday – Exercises You Should Be Doing: Split Stance Trap RDL. Literally all the Tweet said was “Exercises You Should Be Doing” followed by… Read more

Miscellaneous Miscellany Monday: The Way Way Back, Deadlift Update, and Core Training

1. Like many of you I’ve seen all the prerequisite blockbuster movies this summer – Iron Man 3 (awesome), Man of Steel (good, not great), Before Midnight* , and World War Z (eh).   And while it’s pretty much breaking man-code for not wanting to see Fast and Furious 6 – somewhere out there Kevin Larrabee… Read more

Exercises You Should Be Doing: Half Kneeling Vertical Pallof Press

It’s no secret that I’m a huge fan of Pallof presses – and all their variations. While I’ve definitely curbed my views with regards to core training and the whole anti-everything mantra most of the fitness industry adopted in recent years (lets be honest:  it’s perfectly okay for the spine to go into flexion every… Read more