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Unconventional Glute Training
Unconventional Glute Training

Functional training has gotten a bad rap within the last few years. To many, it paints a picture of inventive trainers utilizing a wide range of unorthodox training toys, such as Bosu balls or other instability devices, while their client performs a bunch of...

Featured Exercise: Frankenstein Squat
Featured Exercise: Frankenstein Squat

The Frankenstein squat is a hidden gem of an exercise I wish more people knew about. I love this squat variation as it allows the body to find its own squat groove, with no room for compensatory movement patterns. The nature of this exercise ‘forces’ the lifter into...

Featured Exercise: 3-point Row
Featured Exercise: 3-point Row

I’ve always been a fan of unilateral exercises that also serve as an indirect way of training core stability and endurance at the same time. The 3-point row is a great variation of the standard dumbbell row, allowing you to target the muscles responsible for keeping...

Featured Exercise: Rotating Plank
Featured Exercise: Rotating Plank

The rotating plank is an absolute game changer for those looking to up their core strength. As discussed in our previous core training article, the most efficient way of training the muscles responsible for trunk strength and stability is through isometric...

How I Got Powerlifted Back On The Wagon
How I Got Powerlifted Back On The Wagon

This is a guest post by Claudia de Jonge Oliva, a former client, fellow coach and inspiring businesswoman. --- A tale about denial, pressure of leading by example and strong AF women. 2018 was a year full of highlights: I turned 40 and was ready for it both physically...

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