What Does It Mean To Feel Your Lower Back?

Hey friends! In the next 6 minutes I want to talk to you about what it means to feel your lower back. This conversation builds off of an article I wrote in 2016 titled "Why focusing on NOT feeling your lower back is counterproductive" and I wanted to provide a 2019 update on the topic. …

Why Focusing On NOT Feeling Your Lower Back is Counter Productive And What To Do Instead!

Today's iteration of "Technique Tuesday" is less about how we physically perform an exercise, and more about how we mentally approach an exercise.  Biomechanics geeks, we'll hit you next time! Something has been kicking around in my brain for the last 8 weeks or so since seeing the amazing Sue Falsone at Perform Better.  During …

Managing the Message: What You Say Matters

Somewhere in my head I've created the memory that during my very first session as a trainer, I told someone to create external rotation torque to resist biomechanically necessary internal rotation at the hip during the eccentric phase of the squat. I'm not sure why this is in my head.  Maybe it's because I actually …