How to Press

How to Press

The bench press has taken over modern popular culture for upper body strength and development. I’d like to talk about both bench pressing and its often overlooked step brother, the overhead press. The later ironically used to be the measuring stick for upper body...
How to Deadlift

How to Deadlift

Deadlifts are a great exercise. Pretty obvious. Everyone knows it. It’s cool. It’s hip. Everyone wants to pick heavy shit up off the ground. I could end this article right here but I’ll talk just a little bit more about the lift. There are a few ways to deadlift. All...
Controlling Your Nervous System

Controlling Your Nervous System

According to Dr. Bessel in his book The Body Keeps Score “We can access the ANS through breath, movement, or touch.” (1) This strategy will be one of our greatest assets in human health, injury prevention, and performance. Jocko Willink and Echelon Front spend ample...
The Ass Craze

The Ass Craze

Adding slabs of muscle onto the body or at least certain body parts is most competitive and amateur bodybuilders dream. Whether it be shoulders that look like pumpkins, hanging hams, poppin pecs or full round glutes, all of these muscles must be trained in a manner...
Visual Learning For Athletes

Visual Learning For Athletes

The importance of body awareness is paramount in learning how to execute techniques properly and being coachable. With all lifting exercises, there is a baseline understanding of how something should look or appear. As you get more and more specific towards the...