17
01
2018

Core exercises do (not) make great abs

The question… What exercises should you be doing to get a decent set of abs? Most people are asking for a super effective and advanced plank, leg raise, or crunch, wiggling the torso in this way or that. They’re usually surprised when I encourage them to work on building their push, pull...

04
01
2018

Seven Common Assumptions Holding You Back

Author and speaker Dan John recently wrote a brief essay encouraging individuals to question their assumptions when it comes to health and fitness. He calls these “Givens” the things that we don’t even notice yet have a huge impact on our daily lives. We all carry assumptions in th...

06
12
2017

Knee Pain in Young Athletes: Common Bad Advice

From the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons:  Osgood-Schlatter disease, a common cause of knee pain in children and adolescents, is an inflammation of the area just below the knee where the tendon from the kneecap (patellar tendon) attaches to the shinbone (tibia). Osgood-Schlatter disease most...