I have previously asked the forum if I should pursue DLs or kettlebell swings.
I have limited hinge mobility that will need some work.
The forum advised me to first work on DLs with a barbell to iron out the movement then progress to explosive hinging (KBs).
I began looking into...
Being a calithstenic junkie all my life I just recently started Deadlifting.
I am having real trouble keeping my spine neutral (not rounding my back)as I hinge.
Any tips on working on getting the full ROM?
I have a question mainly targeted towards any one with military experience or similar.
I have been a Police officer for several years and am soon to be joining the Army in an infantry role, with about 12 weeks to train before I begin training.
I was planning on using the “Black...
I'm a complete novice, so I don't know what I don't know. I don't have a personal trainer, but I looked around the gym, found the guy working the biggest weights and asked for advice on how to do stuff, and he really went out of his way to help me out, even coached me on how to do the exercises...
I'm doing the standard GSLP program which focuses on bench, OHP, squats, and deadlifts. I do a minimum amount of plug-ins (accessory lifts) per the program. Specifically, alternating each workout lying tricep extension and rows/CG Bench and assisted chin ups. All done 3 x 5-8.
I want to get...
After more than year of dedicated kettlebell lifting, I decided to switch to barbell and slowly prepare myself for SFL. Unfortunately, I am not really experienced when it comes to barbell programming so I would gladly accept any pieces of advice I can get. But first few things...
Background: Pole Vault
-Finish each set with a rep in the bank for the entire 8 week program
-Train pain free
-Alleviate Crohn's disease symptoms. The right amount of training really helps me with appetite, sleep, and mood...
Hey gang -
35yo female, 5'6'', 128#, no current body comp known. Looking for some training advice regarding form.
I had my first child in December, 2015, and despite having a relatively uneventful pregnancy and delivery, had to undergo 4m of physical therapy to improve general pelvic floor...
Hey folks, this is my first post.
So I am training towards doing more hiking/backpacking in the outdoors. So the basic movement patterns are things like carrying 30lb on my back while hiking 6 miles uphill. Or participating in lifting an 80lb canoe and helping carry it 200 feet.
I am a 42...
#302: My Workout Routine & The Benefits of a Strength Coach from The Art of Manliness
Back in 2015, I had Starting Strength coach Matt Reynolds on the podcast to talk about barbell training. At about the same time, I started getting online coaching from Matt for my own barbell...
Your #1 goal personally and professionally should be to elevate others. How many opportunities day to day do you have to practice this?
Do you know someone who achieved something big for them? This achievement may be below your skill level, but it's not about you it's about them...
In my preparation for the SFG cert (March 2016), I am wondering if there's a suggested rest time between training leading up to the certification and the actual 3 day event. For example, train for 3 months and take a week off before the certification? A few days off?
I planned on...
I am wondering what the best way would be to go about combining heavy weights with kettlebell training, with sport specific training.
For example, I play basketball and run sprints to maintain athletic ability, more specifically, controlled movement running in a straight line, as well as...