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Brendon Rearick: Mental Toughness

Want to help yourself and others build mental toughness? Brendon Rearick describes the first steps.

Movement: The Hinge to Health? by Greg Dea

Can exercise actually extend or even save your life? Or is your family’s short-term and long-term health already set in your genes? Greg Dea is here with an overview.

Greg Dea Rod Harris core strength

Greg Dea and Rod Harris: Core Stability and Core Strength Are Not the Same

Core stability and core strength is not the same thing. Being strong doesn't imply the ability or the behavior to be stable.

Jeremy Hall and Rob Panariello: The System and the Rehab/Performance Continuum

Rehab and training are very similar entities. Rehab professionals and strength coaches seem to be at different ends of a continuum, but their work is often in the middle of those worlds...

Dan John: Earning the Next Level—Coach Robert Lualhati and Skyline College

In this excerpt from his new book, Dan John tells us about his experiences at Skyline College: growing up, learning what he was capable of and being prepared to step up to the next leve...

Thomas Plummer: The Evolution of a Trainer

Thomas Plummer’s cynical and humorous take on the fitness industry that he loves . . . where we all start and where we can finish with fulfillment.

Boris Bachmann: Getting Under the Bar — Squat Stretches and Drills

Properly racking the bar on your back for an effective squat is not always as simple as it seems. Do you know what ‘right’ feels like? Do you have old shoulder injuries? Flexibility...

Byron Chandler: Developing Chinning Ability

The traditional notion has always been that rows build thickness and chins build width. In reality, nothing can beat chinning for the lats . . . period. Let’s explore variations and p...

Evan Osar: Developing and Maintaining Hip Mobility

With so many exercises available, you likely have a strategy for developing your clients’ hip mobility. But how do you maintain it?

Greg Dea: Feedback and Cueing – Part 2 – Reliable Strategies

Greg Dea details visual, verbal and tactile cues and provides examples of using scientifically reliable and valid feedback strategies and cueing strategies to get consistently better re...

Dan John: The Hip Movement Continuum

The story of the origin and evolution of Dan John’s Hip Movement (Displacement) Continuum gives you the understanding you need to move powerfully in a much simpler, safer and sounder ...