Work your body, Save your Spine!

There are a few exercises that I believe no one should EVER do. These are exercises that the cost (potential for injury) FAR outweighs the benefit (potential for improvement). Three of these exercises are the loaded sit up, the “superman”, and a loaded...

What Muscles are Actually Firing??

I’m a research guy.  To me, well done research trumps anecdotal gym “bro science” any day.  Show me some evidence in the form of good research, and I’m willing to test it in the lab (aka the Emerge workout floor) to see if it sticks...

THIS is what training the CORE is about

I was pleasantly SURPRISED with this succinctly written article. I couldn’t have said it better myself…. I’ve been a trainer for almost 13 years. In that time, I’ve spent A LOT of time studying the muscles that collectively are known as the...