Pushing for a Better Pull?

When we start viewing the press and the pull as more similar than different, this opens the door from a programming standpoint. What is the logic and science behind this? Read on.

The Most Effective Leaders Lead by Example

I believe in a saying that states, “If you are unwilling to be taught, you are unworthy to teach.” So even though I am the one normally instructing at Certifications, I decided to take the SFG Level I as a student this time.

The American Swing: Is It Good or Is It Bad?

The American swing (also known as the overhead swing, or OH swing): Is it good or is it bad? This is a tougher question to answer than it appears on the surface.

The Forgotten Benefits of the Get-up

Crawling might be popular in fitness right now, but the get-up has all the same benefits plus many more to offer. Let's compare the two, and I'll explain.

Can You Answer These 4 Questions About the Psoas?

If you think you understand the importance of the psoas, ask yourself these questions. If you don't know the answers, then it will benefit you and your clients if you keep reading.

The Simply Sinister Training Plan

Putting myself in a position to be uncomfortable while training to manage the suck of the Sinister protocol was not the problem. Finding time consistently to do this was. Thus, the Simply Sinister program was born.

A Long Way to Press: Work Capacity, Levers, and Tall People

For those of us in the business of getting people strong, we may need to reevaluate how we do that for each athlete. Let's look at the science of pressing for tall people.

How the Neurodevelopmental Sequence Will Strengthen Your Press

By examining the neurodevelopmental sequence in toddlers, we can see how the press plank proves to be a useful exercise in increasing our shoulder stability and press strength.

The Miseducation of Stretching

Is stretching fixing your problem? If not, maybe you are doing it wrong—or maybe your actual problem isn’t being addressed at all and it has nothing to do with stretching.