Next up on the foundational movement patterns is the pull. The pull consists of pulling the weight or object toward your body. This movement, like the push, has vertical and horizontal variations. The pull utilizes many different muscle groups but focuses mainly on the back, biceps, and shoulders. The variations of this movement are great […]
I program based on the foundational movement patterns: hip hinge, squat, push, pull, lunge, and carry. I am going to write a blog series on each of the movements. First up is the hip hinge. The hip hinge is a great movement that has a lot of benefits including that it can be used for
Are you stuck looking for the quick fix to lose weight? Do you want to add ten pounds of muscle overnight? Well let’s face it, goals like these or other fitness and nutrition-related goals will not happen overnight. Weight loss, muscle gain, strength gain, and being healthier overall are all a long process. You need
Are you someone who just starts lifting without giving any thought to warming up? Is your training suffering or quality of movement doing downhill? Do you find yourself with nagging injuries all the time? Adding in a quality warm-up before a training session increases body temperature, prepares the body for the workout, and sparks recovery.
As a trainer, I hear every excuse in the book but one of the most common excuses I hear from people on why they can’t train is that they do not have time. It is time for people to stop using time as an excuse. The real reason these people can’t train is that they