Many of you have asked how to maintain better balance with the single leg RDL and here's your answer. One of the BIGGEST mistakes people make when performing a single leg RDL is LOOSING HIP CONTROL AND LETTING THE PELVIS ROTATE!! I cannot tell you...

When it comes to ab exercises, variations of the leg lift exercise are a staple for those in the fitness industry. However, why is it that sometimes you feel this exercise in your low back? I thought we were training abs? Be sure to pay close...

Developing the hip flexors is essential for a lot of sports. Strong and powerful hip flexors help with kicking, punting, sprinting, and jumping. They may also help with low back pain! Try out this excellent psoas march with wall support to help stabilize yourself. Regressions - Try...

The landmine RDL is a great way to develop the adequate balance and proprioceptive control to transition from a normal double leg RDL to a true single leg RDL. The single leg RDL (which we will cover tomorrow) is particularly challenging for many because of...

The RDL is an amazing way to hit the ENTIRE posterior chain. We're talking more than just the hamstrings and glutes here, but also more proximal (lats, erector spinae, etc) and more distal (calves). If you're getting stuck in your deadlifts, or feeling deadlifts only...

YOU LOSE 10% OF MUSCLE AND A REDUCTION OF 30% OF MUSCLE PROTEIN SYNTHESIS FOR EVERY 2 WEEKS YOU'RE IMMOBILIZED AFTER SURGERY! Did you know that? (Stats via Johnny Owens BFR expert) Immobilization, bedrest, and being non-weight bearing (not allowed to bear any weight on...

In our final instillment of the plantar fasciitis series by @jfitboyd, we bring to you an exercise that not only introduces a new concept, but also incorporates all the principles covered in the last 4 episodes. We hope you’ve enjoyed this series as much as...

Ever wonder what the difference is between deadlifting with chains versus bands for extra resistance? Chains - The idea behind using chains is that as you lift the bar higher off the ground, the more chains get lifted, and the heavier the bar becomes. Many use chains...

Proximal stability promotes distal mobility and is an adage that we have used time and time again as it holds true for plantar fasciitis as well. Strengthening the hips, as @jfitboyd demonstrates here, is vital. Regional Interdependence is defined as a SEEMINGLY unrelated impairment in a...

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