The Six (Sort of) Foundational Movement Patterns

The Six (Sort of) Foundational Movement Patterns

Welp. I couldn’t think of a clever subtitle, so we might as well get into it. ‎ I’M GOING TO GO OUT ON A LIMB HERE… ‎ Your goals probably have to do with one of these three things: looking better, performing better, or reducing pain/ avoiding injury....
Cheap Is Always More Expensive

Cheap Is Always More Expensive

I got a tattoo exactly one month ago. It was terrible. I wanted to get it in April, but then there was a global pandemic or something. I was still in Peoria (Central IL) when tattoo parlors reopened. Feeling impatient, I found a local shop and scheduled a...
How to Know If You Had a Good Workout

How to Know If You Had a Good Workout

A  simple Google search will tell you that you had a good workout if:     You couldn’t hold a conversation.   You could barely finish your last rep.   Your muscles swelled (stupid way of saying you got a pump).   You were “jazzed” mentally.   You feel stronger...
2019: Year of the…?

2019: Year of the…?

I f you’re like 80% of people, you’ve already failed your New Year’s  Resolutions. You probably failed your resolutions because you’re trying to do too much. Trust me, I know people pretty well; I was a psychology major after all. Okay, I was a psychology major for a...
January Q&A

January Q&A

Questions Asked How do I strengthen my hips? Should I do sumo deadlifts or conventional? What do you think of one-meal-a-day dieting? What can I do to get a stronger stomach? Should I do low reps with heavy weight or high reps with light weight to build muscle? I’m...