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6 Ways to Challenge the Single Leg Squat to a Box

6 Ways to Challenge the Single Leg Squat to a Box As much as I love the traditional barbell squat movement, it’s not for everyone. Differences in hip structure (long femur, shallow hip socket), spinal issues, or comfort alone, may not make it the best choice for some people. That’s ok – It doesn’t matter what your… Read more »


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6 Ways to Challenge the Single Leg Squat to a Box

6 Ways to Challenge the Single Leg Squat to a Box

6 Ways to Challenge the Single Leg Squat to a Box As much as I love the traditional barbell squat movement, it’s not for everyone. Differences in hip structure (long femur, shallow hip socket), spinal issues, or comfort alone, may not make it the best choice for some people. That’s ok – It doesn’t matter what your… Read more »

Strength Matters

A few months ago I attended a Principles of Movement course by Dr. Craig Liebenson here in Buffalo. The course was great and I loved Craig’s overall message and life-long pursuit of learning. After the course, we continued talking about how we could promote smart strength training to boost resiliency and reduce frailty. Through proper strength… Read more »

Low-Back Friendly Ab Circuit

Low-Back Friendly Ab Circuit Looking for a low-back friendly ab circuit that requires no equipment? I sent this to an online training client whose back feels better when they’re moving around and didn’t have access to a gym. This could also be used as a warm-up to a weight training session or as a standalone… Read more »

Band Resisted Bird-Dog

Band Resisted Bird-Dog

Band Resisted Bird-Dog This is a progression of the Bird-Dog exercise. Typically, these will be done with 5-10 sec holds. The water bottle on my back is used so that I focus on stability and there’s no excessive rotation in the pelvis. You can use various things including – yoga blocks, lacrosse balls, even a… Read more »

Hand Supported Split Squat

Hand Supported Split Squat

Hand Supported Split Squat (HSSS) I use this movement sometimes as a primary lower body exercise or as an accessory, plenty of different ways to program it. Holding on allows you to worry less about stability (often the limiting factor), so you can load the movement a little heavier. I’m getting away from squats for… Read more »

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Feast.Fast.Fit. Paperback and Ebook Available Now

Feast.Fast.Fit. Paperback and Ebook Available Now        Amazon (Paperback) – Feast.Fast.Fit.              Amazon (Ebook) – Feast.Fast.Fit. On Amazon iBooks –  Feast.Fast.Fit. iBooks       Barnes and Noble – Feast.Fast.Fit. The paperback version of Feast.Fast.Fit. is now up for sale! I didn’t realize how many people preferred hard copy to e-book format… Read more »

Be Weary of The Posture Police

Be Weary of The Posture Police

Be Weary of The Posture Police My last post undermined the “best practice” of many practitioners and created quite a stir among the “Posture Police.”   Have you ever been inside a chiropractic or “functional” PT echo chamber? It’s loud, full of confirmation bias and anecdotes, and allergic to evidence. Since you will try to… Read more »

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Feast.Fast.Fit.

That’s a wrap! My first book is complete and it is available on Amazon, iBooks, and other major book retailers.      Amazon – Feast.Fast.Fit. On Amazon      iBooks –  Feast.Fast.Fit. iBooks How is Feast.Fast.Fit. different? – I provide simple numbers and tables for you to build a flexible, customizable diet for Men and Women. –… Read more »

Best Ready-to-Drink Protein Shakes

Best Ready-to-Drink Protein Shakes

Best Ready-to-Drink Protein Shakes If you have any desire to be lean, strong and healthy – you need to focus on incorporating some quality protein in your diet. Grabbing a protein shake is the perfect low-calorie option to: Substitute a meal Recover after a workout Increase overall daily protein intake Help control hunger While it’s… Read more »