Posts Tagged with "push up technique"
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
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
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
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