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Maximize Your Post Workout Recovery
Maximize your post workout recovery with Beachbody’s Tony Horton
Yoga And Beyond Podcast Interview with Strength Coach Dan John
I’ve found Dan John to be an invaluable source of training wisdom. He’s the first coach I heard talk about the goblet squat for example as a way to teach squat mechanics to stiff Westerners who’ve forgotten how to move. This podcast is a great way to hear many of his training philosophies in one shot without flying to his garage gym out West. You can listen to it on your desktop if you don’t have a podcast player. Check it out . . .
Progress Stalled? Run This Checklist
Everybody’s progress stalls eventually. That’s no big deal. What IS important is figuring out why so you can make adjustments and get things moving again. Here’s a fourteen question list from T Nation that will help to make sure you have the basics covered. Read more
Build a Wide Chest with Push Ups
Homemade Muscles is one of my favorite YouTube channels. In this video he breaks down practical tips for using pushups to build a great chest. Topics covered: building a mind muscle connection with your chest using an ordinary chair, hand spacing to avoid shoulder injury, the proper place to put your hands to adjust the amount of weight you use in the pushup without having to add a weight vest, the right way to push for muscle mass rather than just hitting a ton of reps. Watch the video here…
How Much Should Training Cost?
Is your garage gym a source of income? Unsure where to set prices for 1:1 or small group training? Or maybe you hired a trainer and you want to make sure that you’re not being overcharged. Here’s an in-depth look at the industry’s current rates courtesy of EliteFTS.com that will help you figure it out. Go to elitefts.com.
Dungeon Tutorial: Tear A Deck of Cards
Want to be the talk of the office Christmas Party? John Stepien, strongman, grip enthusiast and Highland Games athlete shows you how to tear a deck of cards.