Snatch Grip Romanian Deadlift

Within two sessions, a new client called me out as a "butt" guy.  She finds anterior pelvic tilt to be home, so we're focusing lining her hips up beneath her ribs, and with that comes the reminder to check that her glutes are on.  After our last session, we were discussing that for most exercises, …

My New Favorite “Filler”: RFESS Band Pull Apart

Excluding President's Day, Bench Press Monday might be America's most celebrated holiday.  Valentine's Day is touted as über romantic, the world celebrates Abrahamic fables together, and for decades the precious bench press has been the pinnacle of pec exercises in the exercise world.  I hate on it enough that you think I just want to …

Sexy Lady, Bringing Sexy Back

Debating two options at a time seems to be the American tradition.  During the recently passed election season (RIP), we only Obama and Romney, and the mass media ignored the other qualified candidates.  One of these days, one of them will have the funds to compete on the national level.  The same should happen with …

Seated Bat Wing Row

When it comes to Super Heroes, my absolute favorite is Batman. He's a Good Guy vigilante who is pretty nerdy, likes to have fun, and has some really cool toys.  Some say he's not a 'super' hero, as he is powerless without his gizmos and gadgets.  I prefer that over the magic and mythology that …

Four Fillers to Save Your Shoulders on Bench Press Monday

Today is National Bench Press Monday*.  Across our great nation, Monday seems to be the preferred day for workouts that start with the bench press, or are labeled as "Chest Day".  If you can get away with this, all the power to you, but most of the time we run into problems with this training.  …