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Gray Cook: Own the movement before you do the exercise

To complement the new Gray on Gray video series, let's consider how to break down a movement pattern. How do you "own a movement before you do the exercise...

Lee Burton: Active Straight Leg Raise — Corrective or Conditioning?

Beyond a screen, is the Active Straight Leg Raise a corrective, a workout or conditioning exercise? Lee Burton explains how it depends on what you’re trying to accomplish.

Dan John Wandering Weights

Dan John: Wandering Weights, Issue # 157

Dan John's Wandering Weights: Our Epic Journey Through All Things Heavy, Issue # 157

Mike Boyle on Rotational Training

From Mike Boyle: Rotational training is really the blending of core training and strength training and is, in fact, an essential part of both core training and proper strength developme...

Chris Holder: An Argument for Early Specialization in Sports

The argument against early specialization is a strong one, but Chris Holder believes that an early focus on one sport can be beneficial, if done correctly with a dedicated, well thought...

hip compression in the lunge

Kathy Dooley: Hip Compression in the Lunge

If you sit all day, you’ll eventually deal with hip compression. Kathy Dooley takes you to her working position—the lunge—for decompression and full hip extension.

Dan John Wandering Weights

Dan John: Wandering Weights, Issue # 156

Dan John's Wandering Weights: Our Epic Journey Through All Things Heavy, Issue # 156

Training Wheels Don’t Teach Balance

Have you ever seen a child lean on one training wheel while making a turn? The child learned a behavior that will need to be unlearned. This was not learning to appreciate balance; it w...

Josh Hillis: How to Gauge Weight Loss Progress

One of the toughest factors in weight loss is gauging progress; to know what’s working and build momentum. Josh Hillis discusses using a combination of weight, bodyfat and body measur...

Stuart McGill: Scientific Odds Ratios and Injury

Stuart McGill gives us a quick review on understanding the statistics of injury risk, discusses what his studies have learned about injuries in first responders and posits what that mea...

Dan John Wandering Weights

Dan John: Wandering Weights, Issue # 155

Dan John's Wandering Weights: Our Epic Journey Through All Things Heavy, Issue # 155

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