A RIGHT Way to do Hip Thrusts?!

I am really loving how the hip thrust has become a staple lift in the gym. Popularized by “The Glute Guy,” Dr. Bret Contreras, it is now a common daily occurrence to scroll through your feed and see a small female lifter crushing HUNDREDS of pounds with a barbell hip...

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Are You Addicted To Cracks?

 

Everyone loves a nice joint manipulation, right? That satisfying *CRACK* of the neck or back that sends you on a euphoric spiral as you lay motionless on the treatment table, sighing with relief. 

But what is actually happening when you “get adjusted” by your favorite...

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Skipping Cardio: Are you a powerlifter or just lazy?

This YT script was designed to be released in tandem with this IG short.

Hey guys, welcome back. Today we are going to be talking about the concept of concurrent training. For years, I’ve been hearing powerlifters bashing on endurance training and cardiovascular exercise, claiming that...

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What do waist trainers really do?

I have a question for you. Do you wear a waist trainer?

If you do, why do you wear one? It seems like everyone wears a waist trainer in the gym these days, yet no one can give me one consistent answer as to why.

This isn’t a video to make people feel bad about wearing a waist trainer,...

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How to Grow Your Calves (Part-One)

Many people think that calf muscles stubbornly defy the laws of hypertrophy,  and that they are simply an open-and-shut case of genetic predisposition hmm hmm Omar isuf #teamnocalves. Small calf syndrome can be a true burden in someone’s life,  can make you the center of...

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Should I Be Doing Cardio BEFORE or AFTER Strength Training?

The gyms are opening back up and you’re about to start your new training program. You know, just trying to drop a few pounds after quarantine and get back your general physical fitness.

Chances are, you’ll be doing workouts that include a mix of resistance training and...

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WTF is a prehab exercise?

Whether you are a learned fitness professional or someone who simply dabbles in fitness, your feed has probably been inundated with posts that read “THE 3 BEST PREHAB EXERCISES FOR XYZ PAIN.” But what constitutes a “prehab” exercise? Are they just a regular exercise...

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Are your hamstring really tight?

Are your hamstring really tight?

Up until a few years ago, the answer to everything was “just stretch it”.  Something feels tight? Stretch it. Something hurts? Stretch it. Need to warm up? Stretch. Need to Cool down? Stretch. Training today? Stretch. Resting today? Stretch....

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A better way to track progress

Tracking Progress: Quality vs. Quantity / When Goal Setting Goes Wrong 

Is there really one “perfect” way to track progress? Fitness culture is obsessed with numbers. We either want them to go down-- such as the number on the scale or body measurements-- or we want them to go...

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Can you drink and get jacked?

Can you drink and get jacked? 

Plenty of people out there, including myself, like to crack open an ice-cold brewski from time to time. So crisp, and so refreshing in a mid-summer heat wave.

But, it can be somewhat unclear whether or not indulging in the occasional bottle of booze is...

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