Strength

HOW TO PERFORM THE TURKISH GET UP: 7 EASY STEPS

The Turkish Get Up is a great functional movement when done correctly. It can be useful for creating shoulder stability, hip mobility, strength throughout the trunk, while also providing a significant proprioceptive demand. Unfortunately, I often see the TGU executed in a manner that puts the trainee at risk for injury or just plain poorly.…

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Want Healthy Knees? How’s Your Butt Performing?

My butt? Performing? That’s right… how’s your glute activation, your glute strength-how well is your butt performing for YOU? Ever see your knees doing any of this? Hopefully not too much. While the knee is capable of some rotation inward and outward, it’s primarily designed to act as a hinge. Whether you lead an active…

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Overcoming Plateaus: The Lightened Method

The LIGHTENED METHOD is one of many ways to overcome barriers. Has one of your lifts hit a plateau? Maybe the demands you’re placing on your system aren’t great enough. The LIGHTENED METHOD enables a lifter to increase demand, alter acceleration rates, and most importantly: crush that plateau! Strength comes through adaptation. Adaptation comes from…

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