It’s still winter. Edmonton saw it’s coldest February in over 40 years.
So let’s warm up with some snuggly gooey toasty goodness in todays episode of STUFF.
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Philadelphia, Edmonton, and Sydney Australia! Dates for @tonygentilcore & I to teach “Even More Complete Shoulder & Hip Blueprint” are coming fast Philadelphia: April 27-28 Edmonton: May 25-26 Sydney: July 13-14 Space is still available for each and the early bird rates are still active, so click the link in my bio to learn more and to register.
Even More Complete Shoulder & Hip Blueprint is doing a mini-world tour, with stops coming to a city near you. If you have shoulders and hips, train clients or patients with shoulders and/or hips, and want to learn a ton of usable information on how to build and coach the best program possible for those shoulders and/or hips, this is the workshop for you.
We also include the digital video series level 1 of this workshop for free so you can be up to speed on all the background concepts before we dive into this level 2 workshop, plus some other incredibly valuable goodies that we give to attendees.
Philadelphia – April 27-28
Edmonton – May 25-26
Sydney Australia – July 13-14
Singapore – July 20-21
CLICK HERE for Philadelphia, Edmonton and Sydney date info and to register
CLICK HERE for Singapore date info and to register
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1-minute mobility flow If you hate spending time on slow isolation mobility drills, try using something like this flow sequence. It gets your hips moving through flexion, internal & external rotation, extension and even some abduction to boot, plus makes you work on balance, core control, and your ability to keep up with the beat. You’ll also look like a damn ninja when you bust this out, which is always good to see. #mobility #ninja #breakdancefighting #blessed
Why Trainers Hate Crunches – MyFitnessPal
I contributed to this article and showed why there are so many other beneficial exercises you could do for core training other than simple crunches. If you want to spice up your routine, give these a go.
This isn’t about being expensive just to be expensive. Want to know some things people happily pay a lot of money for?
Business class seating
Waygu beef steaks
Purses (seriously, there are $10,000 bags out there)
Skin creams – I had a discussion with an organic chemist for Estelle Lauder who said the markup for some creams was in the neighbourhood of 30,000%
Can your training program offer a similar level of luxury experience? Much of this may come down to being an absolute customer service ninja, and part of it is creating the image of the best provider out there. Either be the cheapest in your market or the most expensive, because you’ll likely wither in the middle.
5 Exercises that Develop Eccentric Strength of the Hamstrings – Meghan Callaway
Eccentric hamstring control and strength are major indicators of risk of injury to the knees and hamstrings, so you’d better read this if you are a sprinter or COD type athlete.
Top 7 Pain-Free Hacks for a Safer, Stronger Deadlift – Lee Boyce via JohnRusin.com
You had me at deadlifts.
The Ultimate Shoulder Day – Andrew Coates via t-nation.com
It’s awesome to see good friends get a nod on T-Nation. Congrats on the first of what will likely be many articles featured on the site bud.