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Why I Break the Rule of Symmetrical Training

Humans aren't symmetrical. We're not born symmetrically, and our daily rituals only make us less so. So why is symmetry seen as a "golden" rule ...

What Coaches Get Wrong About 'Breathing' and 'Bracing'

"Breathe! Brace! Now move! Come on!" How often have you seen a coach or personal trainer bellowing such commands to an athlete/client as they attem...

You May Be 'Stuck' in Extension. Here's Why It's Disastrous for Performance

If you can't relax, you can't recover. If you can't recover, you can't handle more training volume. If you can't handle tougher training, your p...

Get More From Your Planks by Focusing on Breathing Instead of the Stopwatch

The Plank has stood the test of time. Through all the cool-looking exercises and advanced training methods out there, the simple Plank still often ...

Is Your Spine Holding Back Your Performance? Use These 4 Assessments to Find Out

Assessment is a key part of training. As trainers, we need to know our client's body so we don't overwork muscles due to imbalances, compensations,...