Today's Edge: Strong hips that move well are happy hips.
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Today's Edge: Clean up your 1-leg deadlift form by adding a wall press. Exercises are skills and to make them more precise you need to practice them.
Today's Edge: Friends don't let friends do loaded carries like a dummy. Good posture is always important, but it's extra important while under load. Bad posture/form under load is a shortcut to injury. Loaded carries are a great core exercise as long as you do them right.
Target your hips, core, shoulders, lats, and triceps with this 4 exercise total body workout
Today's Edge: Protect your low back with the right core training. Enter the Physio Ball Push-Pull.
Today's Edge: Get your lower body moving better with this catchall warm-up series.
The lack of a quality shoulder and arm care program can wreak havoc on your strides in the weight room, on the performance field/court, and in your overall health. However, if long-term resilience and robust shoulder health is your goal, you'll want to check out this 6-part warm-up routine.
Today's Edge: Your hamstrings will thank you for adding this bridge variation to your routine.
Today's Edge: I'm all for the Rear Foot Elevated Split Squat as long as you do it right. Failure to pay attention to details on this great lower body strength exercise can have bad results.
Today's Edge: Bound up ankles and hips can ruin performance and cause pain or injury. Stop assuming you're stuck with stiff ankles and tight hips for life.
Your core is responsible for holding everything together while your arms and legs do work. That's the essence of any physical activity. The Airplane test allows us to see how competent your core is while you work to be stable on one leg.
Today's Edge: Unless your sport is video gaming or chess, you better be training your hamstrings. The Single Leg Deadlift should be a staple in your training if you want healthy hamstrings.
Un-bastardizing balance work PART 2. A big part of balance comes from the core's ability to hold strong while the arms and/or legs do work. For better balance, it's important to train the core to communicate with the arms and legs during activity.
A self stretch that will help you to clean up upper back mayhem.
Want to jump out of the gym? You better be doing squats and you better be doing them right! Here's a dumbbell goblet squat done right.
Today's Edge: Keep your calves and achilles happy. Here's a 3 step routine to fixing tight calves and warming them up for action.
This exercise targets the chest, arms, and core.
Rear Foot Elevated Split Squat: Targets hip/knee musculature with single leg focus. It will help you develop your single leg stability and strength.
This exercise is deceiving because it looks like an upper body exercise. It certainly gets the upper back muscles involved in any row but it is also a killer core exercise.
The primary area targeted here is the core. Once you try this one, you'll see how it challenges the upper body too.