Posts tagged mobility
Warming Up: How to Do it Like an Elite Athlete, Part 1

I've gotten a few people asking me lately about what I like to do and what I have my athletes do for a warmup before they train.  So I decided it would be a good idea to share that with you.  If you have ever trained w/ me before, you know how much emphasis I put on our warmup.  When people ask me why we should warm up, the analogy I usually use is:

"Well, you wouldn't just start your car, floor it, and speed out the driveway right?"

Even though some of you crazy Arizona drivers may have answered yes to that question, you get the point.  A comprehensive and progressive warmup routine is's part 1 of mine. 

Read More
3 Effective Ways to Improve Back Posture

Is it me, or is posture getting worse these days?...I might be a little biased, but it seems like a good portion of people I see have what I call "Mr. Burns posture".  If you grew up in the 90's, then you'll know exactly what I'm talking about. If not, then please scroll down the page.  Oh that sexy rounded back look!

Tight thoracic spines (upper back)  are everywhere these days. I see them all over the street, and all over the gym.  From little old ladies, to bros that spend too much time on the bench press, its a problem....Well today, that all changes! We are going to dive in and look at why we have this problem, and some exercises to fix it!

Read More