The Golden Mean

Dealing with the reality of injury when you want to be active. You have goals and aspirations. You have the motivation and resources to achieve big things. It’s just… your body doesn’t share your enthusiasm. No, it’s not fair. Over time, the wear and tear of life...

Tell me one thing

And shut the f**k up! Rapid firing movement cues to your client during an exercise is dumb. The desire to see a movement pattern performed PERFECTLY is understandable. After all, as a coach, your job is to ensure the safety and effectiveness of your clients strength...

Sports aren’t Fitness

Sports have inherent physical risks. You take those risks knowingly for the enjoyment of the physical activity. Fitness involves training with specific physical improvement in mind with minimal risk. Sports: You’re sacrificing you’re body to win a game or to improve...

Thinking about Smartfit

“I’d love to try the SmartFit class, but I don’t think I’m able to do some of the Olympic lifting, I don’t think I’m ready for that.” That may be true. No problem. Those lifts aren’t for everybody. We will assign you a...

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...