Training With a Why Blog

Weighted Carries (The Secret Weapon)

In the field of sports performance it can be difficult to differentiate yourself. As a strength and conditioning coach there are not many tools that I have available to me or that I utilize...

Three Exercises for a Wider Back

For me the back has always been an interesting body part to train. I hate certain exercises or movements while I love others. Like most people, it can be easy for me to brush...

Turkish Get Up

When I explain a Turkish get-up to someone who has never seen it before they look at me sideways. I feel the need to clarify that I didn’t make this exercise up, and it...

3 Exercises for Bicep Peak

What is the first image you get when you think of a muscular arm? For most people, the king of all aesthetic features is the bicep peak. It is the round, ball looking part...

Lessons the Gym Has Taught Me

You can call me weird, but I loved being in school. I loved being around my friends, the extracurricular activities, and I enjoyed playing sports and the atmosphere of a Friday during football season....

Weak Point Training

Weak point training is something that a moderate to advanced lifter pays attention to, or should pay attention to. A beginner shouldn’t, at least at the very beginning. The reason a newbie shouldn’t be...