We know the struggle when it comes to toes to bar. Not being able to catch the rhythm, getting one then not being able to get the next, or that awkward swing that starts just after a few attempts. Well the toes to bar struggle stops here. There is a very simple fix to toes to bar and we have it for you.
As a runner, it is very important that you mind the small things. Most of my running friends do the same thing before and after each run. A quick little stretch before heading out, and the same old stretches after a long run.
In order to continuously improve your running you have to make sure your strength work is there. Without it, you will over load the small parts of the body because you failed to focus on the major movers (glutes) after all those miles.
These 3 strength exercises for every runner are essential to building a strong running base. Do these movements after short workouts, or on your days off. If not, you will suffer the same as many of your running friends do from “bad hips and knees”. This pain can be prevented, but you have to work your strength.
As the new year rolls in I see the most outlandish products hit the market. They are all “Get fit quick” schemes making people believe that in just a few weeks they will have all the results they ever wanted. The crazier part? People buy the heck out of them.
Do you want the new year fitness resolution secret? Well, here it is….
Rowing on the Concept 2 rower is something we have done over and over again in the gym and some amazing results have come from it. I try to teach as many points as possible, but sometimes when the same person tell you the same thing over and over again, we have a tendency to not listen. So I found this awesome video from Dark Horse Rowing and it is a great foundational video for concept 2 rowing tips.
Have you ever faced the frustration of not being able to get your double unders down? We’ve seen it before in the gym. Be it cussing under the breath, or letting the jump rope fly in the air, for some, double unders just don’t come natural. No worries! We have brought you the perfect How to do double unders video just for you!
When talking about the squat, where do I start? The squat can be a love hate relationship for most, but if they are not part of your programming, then you need to re-evaluate where you are getting your information. We all want heavier squats, and if we are getting the right coaching, then we are well on our way. But are you doing EVERYTHING you can to squat MORE!?
Here is a quick tip video from yours truly, Coach David, on simple mental and physical tips to increasing your back squat. What is 1 thing you must do before you hit a PR in the gym?