Posts Tagged with "push up technique"

Stuff To Read While You’re Pretending To Work: 6/10/16

REMINDER: Strong Body-Strong Mind Workshop – Austin, TX (Saturday, June 18th) Hey fitness pros/fitness enthusiasts in the AUSTIN, TX area. I’ll be down there next weekend (Saturday, June 18th) – along with my wife, Dr. Lisa Lewis – for our inaugural Strong Body-Strong Mind Workshop. Topics covered include: 1. The Art of Coaching & Behavior… Read more

Exercises You Should Be Doing: Band Assisted Push-Up

Today’s guest post comes from former CP intern, and current Boston University assistant Strength Coach, Dave Rak. Dave likes deadlifts, Jason Bourne, and Chipolte.  He’s also single.  Ladies? Push-ups are a main staple in any strength and conditioning program.   They are a great body weight exercise that can get you really strong, and in case… Read more

Exercises You Should Be Doing: Slideboard Push-Up vs. Band

It’s no secret that I love push-ups and that I feel they’re an important component of any well-rounded fitness program. They offer a bevy of benefits ranging from improved upper body strength (pecs for days!), improved scapular kinematics, and core activation. As such, in relation to the last point, push-ups serve as an excellent assessment… Read more

“Glue” Exercises Gone Wrong

My girlfriend has been away for a month travelling Europe, and after putting my HAZMAT suit on and cleaning the hell out of our apartment I picked her up last night at the airport. I’m taking today off from work (and blogging) so that she and I can, “reunite.” BOM CHICKA CHICKA BOM WOW. [Lucky… Read more


Push-ups are like the Rodney Dangerfield of the fitness community – they get no respect. Often deemed a waste of time, or worse, “too easy,” push-ups are generally an after-thought with regards to exercise selection. I mean, who has time to do push-ups after four sets of bench presses, seven sets of incline presses, and… Read more