Category: Exercise Prescription

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Copenhagen Hip Adduction Exercise: The Science and Unique Variations

It’s common for personal trainers, strength coaches, athletes and exercises enthusiasts alike to regularly use exercises that focus on training the hip abductors (i.e., the…

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Burpees Aren’t a Bad Exercise! The Practical & Scientific Reasons Why

Many personal trainers and strength coaches argue that the Burpees exercise is bad or inherently dangerous. I’m not one of them. In this post I’m…

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Box Jumps: 6-Phase Jumping and Landing Progression

I’ve developed and use the following 6-phase box jump and landing exercise progression. That said, for coaching all exercises, I use the same process popularized…

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Hanging for Shoulder Health and Function

If I had to pick one physical activity that is healthy for human beings, and which they don’t do very much, it would be hanging….

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How to Minimize Injury Risk When Returning to Activity

As I write this article – the world is locked down thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. People are itching to get back to work, gyms,…

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What can we learn from the Telehealth move?

I am writing this in the midst of the COVID19 Pandemic that has shocked the world and is one of the biggest tests for our…

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Exercise ‘works’, but we have no idea how exercise works

Exercise is widely recommended for painful conditions, but many people in pain don’t respond well to exercise and we have no idea why. Through this…

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Is it time to put a hold on isometrics?

Back in 2015, a new paper hit the headlines when it reported a HUGE reduction in tendon pain with the use of isometric exercises (Rio…

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Why Every Kid Should Play Multiple Sports

If you’ve been paying attention to youth sports over the last few decades, you’ve probably noticed a similar trend. Winter rolls around, and Little Johnny,…

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