Weighted Carries (The Secret Weapon)

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 that many other coaches don’t use as well. The things that work the best have...
Three Exercises for a Wider Back

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 off at times because you can’t see it in a typical mirror but at other times I get such a...
Turkish Get Up

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 indeed has been around forever. The question I often get is, “well, what the heck is this doing for...
Pistol Squat Progression

Pistol Squat Progression

There are few things that I do that make me feel as athletic as executing pistol squats. A pistol squat is a one legged squat. When I give that description to people I tend to laugh at their initial facial expression. Yes, I know it sounds crazy difficult and it can...