Category Archives: Training Tips

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No Run ‘Cardio’

  • by Matt Jennings
  • April 25, 2018
Think ‘cardio’ is just running…elliptical…stationary bike…etc.? You have options. It’s just important to understand that any activity you do is cardio. In other words if your heart is still working and pumping blood… you’re doing cardio. Also, cardio in a workout setting, i.e. gym, is interchangeable with aerobic or endurance training. Keeping your heart rate […]Read More >>
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Train…Eat…Sleep…RECOVER→RESULTS→REPEAT

  • by Matt Jennings
  • April 19, 2018
Reason For RECOVERY WEEKS 1. Training Should Be Stressor Enough To Cause A Response. 2. The Body Consistently Adapts To Progressive Stress From Exercise By: Developing Neural Network That Innervates The Muscular System; Commissioning The Neuro-Endocrine System To Signal And Support The Necessary Hormones To Activate And Help Process Neuromuscular Adaptation; Initiating Immuno-lymphatic system to […]Read More >>
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THE SQUAT: THE GOOD…THE BAD…THE UGLY

  • by Matt Jennings
  • April 5, 2018
Actually when discussing the squat…IT’S ALL GOOD…Here’s Why… Related to activities of daily living the squat is essential to who and what we are. We squat down to sit down and get up…to poop…to pick up bags of groceries or to simply pick up a young child. From an athletics perspective…research related to squatting has […]Read More >>
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Hey Pencil Neck?…(Yeah You!)

  • by Matt Jennings
  • July 7, 2016
Some people ask why bother with direct traps training…? Well here’s five reasons right off the top of my noggin’: Strong and well developed traps lends to general strength around neck. Strong and well developed traps can eliminate chronic neck aches and pains. Strong and well developed traps can help improve overhead pressing patterns. Strong […]Read More >>
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Hacking The Pull-Up

  • by Matt Jennings
  • April 20, 2016
1) Start your pull-up training from the dead-hang position. You want to put some time in here for three reasons. First, just the simplicity of holding this position can be considered shoulder mobility/pre-hab work (and sometimes re-hab) with the potential of mitigating the likelihood of suffering from ‘cranky shoulder syndrome’. Second, this is where you […]Read More >>