A common question among gym-goers is, “How much rest do I take in between sets?” And the answer is, “Well, that depends.”
Coaching cues fall in and out of favor all the time. Right now, “tuck your elbows” is pretty popular. Unfortunately, it’s a terrible cue for the average recreational lifter. But before we get into the “why,” let’s make sure we’re on the same page. WHAT IS IT? Elbow tuck describes the degree of the upper […]
Even the most inexperienced lifters can usually recognize the difference between sumo and conventional deadlifts: with sumo, the arms are inside the legs (the width of the stance varies greatly), and with conventional, the arms are outside the legs. The hard part is deciding which one to do. Before we talk about which one's right for […]
Squats are considered by many to be the King of compound movements. Love them or hate them, there's some squat variation in almost every strength training program. There are countless variations: the two most common are high bar and low bar. The defining difference between high bar and low bar is BAR PLACEMENT. Bar placement […]
A common question when learning how to deadlift is, “Where should my feet be?”. That’s an excellent question. And although the deadlift stance is unique to each individual, there are some general guidelines that apply to everyone. VERTICAL JUMP The easiest and most reliable way to determine an ideal stance for conventional deadlift is to […]
I think everyone’s probably heard: “If you want to lose weight, eat less and do more.” It sounds pretty straight forward, right? But just how much less you should eat, and how much more you should move is a bit of mystery. One of our clients (we’ll call him Elvis) recently had a DEXA scan performed. […]
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