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Scapular Mechanics: Lesson 2

Scapular Mechanics: Lesson 2
The last lesson on scapular mechanics was via a Facebook Live video where I discussed scapular mechanics during a horizontal rowing pattern. Here is a great example of both vertical AND horizontal rowing with the plate loaded high-row machine. This is by far one of my favorite pulling exercises because the seated position allows you ...

Scapular Mechanics: Lesson 1

Scapular Mechanics: Lesson 1
Can we all agree that Facebook Live is kinda weird? On this particular Saturday morning while out of town, consumption of a copious amount of caffeine inspired me to do my first Facebook Live video. The topic was about scapular mechanics during horizontal pulling exercises. In the group fitness setting, I see A LOT of horrendous ...

Trainer Pro Tip: TRX Y-Raise

Trainer Pro Tip: TRX Y-Raise
As a trainer, you gotta stay on top of continuing your education! I’ve followed Cressey Sports Performance for the past 4 or 5 years learning a lot from their practices with their athletes. One exercise in particular is the Y-Raise with the TRX straps to help improve function of the shoulder girdle. I use this exercise ...

7 Things Women Should Know About Strength-Training

7 Things Women Should Know About Strength-Training
The following is from an interview I did for a FemaleBB.com. How is strength training good for women specifically? Prevention of osteoporosis would be a great reason women should strength train. Research indicates that long-term weight training can help maintain and even form new bone. Those that already do suffer from osteoporosis could still make ...

Recent Gems Worth Reading or Watching

Recent Gems Worth Reading or Watching
Whoa, it’s been a while since I’ve posted anything here on the main site. If you follow me on Facebook, Twitter, or “the Gram” then you know I’ve still been actively posting there. Stay woke on those social media outlets because you might miss something useful! On to the good stuff…I constantly stay abreast with ...

Gains For Everyone

Gains For Everyone
It’s safe to say I’ve reached a pinnacle in my career where my friends and clients confide in my knowledge of fitness and nutrition because they will regularly tag me on Facebook and Instagram about the latest supplement, diet, or fitness-related product. People also send me Snapchats of their meals to validate to me that ...

Must-Read Fitness and Nutrition Articles from Feb-April 2015

The past few months have been BUSY so I’ve been slacking on my personal web content. HOWEVER, it doesn’t mean I haven’t kept up on my regular reading of awesome fitness and nutrition articles & videos. Here are the ones I thought were worthy of sharing. If i’m sharing them here on my site, then ...

Strategies in Addressing Knee Pain: Part 1

Strategies in Addressing Knee Pain: Part 1
Let’s face it: the muscles of the lower body get WORKED on a daily basis. Whether or not you are an elite athlete or an average Joe (or Jane) riding the keyboard, your quads, hamstrings, and glutes are carrying a lot of stress and tension. This tension can result in knee discomfort or pain over ...

Must-Read Fitness and Nutrition Articles from January 2015

If you’re as passionate or interested in learning as much as you can concerning fitness and nutrition, here are just a few of the outstanding articles I read in January to expand your knowledge that aren’t overly heavy on the science. Definitely give these a read when you have a moment because some of the topics may touch ...

How to Train and Eat for Optimal Endurance: Interview with Dr. Mike Ormsbee

How to Train and Eat for Optimal Endurance: Interview with Dr. Mike Ormsbee
This past summer, I had the pleasure of  attending the International Society of Sports Nutrition Annual Conference in Clearwater Beach, FL where the brightest minds in Sports Nutrition gathered to display some of their latest research. Out of all of the presentations, one stood out the most to me because it was an area I had ...
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