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When to Foam Roll?

Foam roll before or after exercises? Many people ask me: “When to foam roll?”. I have always used Foam Rolling like I use stretching: it’s nice to use Foam Rolling before exercises, but I see most benefits when using it afterwards. Foam Rolling has become (almost too) popular. It has it’s benefit, but it’s no …

Improve Posture

Between hours in front of computer and downtime slumped over a smartphone our posture is suffering. Here are 4 exercises to improve posture. Deadlift This exercise works the entire posterior chain, without to much loading of the low back and knees Plank(ing) Planks can be traditional, or with use of a TRX support. Either way, …

Squat vs Deadlift

There always has some debate about which exercise is better, or which one you should teach first, etc. I think that part of the answer has to do with the individual that does the exercise: some are more natural squatters, while others are naturally better at the deadlift. From the above picture you could derive …

Build Muscle or Lose Fat?

Build Muscle or Lose Fat? I will admit that for years I tried to both at the same time. I have come to the realization that you will have to focus on one or the other, but do not try to do both at the same time: it just leads to frustration. For fat loss …

TRX | Atomic Pushups

Start in a pushup position with your feet in the foot cradles of the Suspension Trainer, directly under the anchor point, and your hands under your shoulders. Brace your core and perform a pushup. When you reach the top of the push up, pause for a moment and perform a TRX crunch by drawing your …

TRX For Weight loss

TRX Suspension Training is functional movement to enhance mobility and stability. But you can also use it for weight loss. Look at this 15 minute workout: Read More. Perform each exercise for 60 seconds, resting for 30 seconds while you transition to the next movement. When you finish all five exercises start run through the sequence …

You need more than HIIT

HIIT or low intensity, long duration training? I have been reading more about HIIT versus Cardiac Output workouts. This article on LinkedIn really made me think even more about this topic. I’m curious to see what others think on this topic? Here is another Great Article on this topic. I think that HIIT is not enough. …