Xtreme Russian Kettlebell Workshop

Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

Unlock Your Hidden Potential With Russian Kettlebell Training Kettlebells: Build ridiculous strength Boost your cardio Strip off fat like melting butter Give athletes a competitive advantage Have the uncanny ability to rehab injuries Make you better at your Olympic Lifts Improve your Thrusters You Will Learn: Tension skills for instant strength gains “Hip-centric” (McGill) movement, […]

What Is Proper Squat Depth

Saturday, December 27th, 2014

I am going to give you the one and only correct squat depth answer… …are you ready??? Here it is… …wait for it… …But first, lets take a quick peak at what people are saying. Actual comments from Spartan30 Squat Challenge: “That is not proper depth, you didn’t break parallel.  No rep.” “That is too […]

Spartan30 Squat Week 2

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

Week 2 Goal: Build off Your Mobility Phase 2 of Spartan30 was about resetting your classic body weight squat or air squat.  There were several questions about knee pain, so Day 9 (Sit and Stand Squats) addressed that.  The classic squats are still an incredibly valuable tool to build strength and lose body fat, posture […]

Are Squats BAD For Your Knees

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014

I have recieved a ton of questions about sqauts being “BAD” for your knees.  There seems to be some misinformation out there about squatting being “bad for your knees”.  That is a load of crap.  Squatting is a normal developmental pattern that should be done on a daily basis.  Our ancestors used to perform many […]

Spartan30 Squat Challenge

Sunday, November 30th, 2014

I had he honor of being selected by Spartan Racing and Spartan Training to present to you (and the 4.3 million Facebook FANS) the #Spartan30 Squat Challenge for the month of December.  What a way to close out 2014! Basically, I will coach you through 30 days of squat variations so you can incorporate these movements […]

How to Squat

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014

Here are some tips for the beginning position of a back squat: Squat Technique: • Spread the floor apart with your feet. This will activate the hamstrings and gluteals requiring the production of torque. • Squeeze the bar. Squeezing the bar helps to recruit the upper body into the lift. Having a strong upper back […]