Adjust Your Sails (and Your Stance) with the Lock and Rock

I want to focus on one particular area of our anatomical structure and the impact of variations. I am going to suggest a way to individualize foot position for symmetrical stance exercise (swings, squats, etc.) because sometimes we need to “adjust our sails.”

Golf Fitness Training With StrongFirst

Strength and conditioning training for golf doesn't have to be complicated. In fact, a routine of squats, get-ups, and swings can do wonders for injury prevention and performance.

The CPSq Kettlebell Workout

The CPSq is performed 1 clean, 1 press, 1 squat, switch hands. Here are suggestions on how you can endlessly manipulate this program to achieve your goals.

4 Tips for Getting Tight and Instant Strength Gains

I'm about to give you some tips you can take to the gym the next time you train. If you use the tips as I suggest—you’ll see instant strength gains.

The Short Stop Squat: A Drill to Set Up Big Pulls

Here is a drill I use that will help all lifters set-up their pulls despite their individual differences. We call it the short-stop squat and it will help enable bigger, safer pulls.

3 Squat Tips: Understanding Squat Cues

The following is the visual, or intrinsic cuing, I use to help my students understand the confusing squat cues I personally wasn’t able to process early on.

10 Essential Tips to Prepare for Your First Powerlifting Meet

Here are a few important things you need to know if you plan on competing in your first powerlifting meet.

The Moving Target Kettlebell Complex

Here is a simple, but effective kettlebell complex. Systemically, you will get tired, but the muscular stress target shifts and you can keep going without compromising technique.

How the Front Squat Can Improve Your Clean and Jerk

The dip in the kettlebell jerk and the barbell front squat should be almost identical. This is why a month of front squats will do wonders for your jerk.

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.