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Current Supplements I’m Using and Why

Current Supplements I’m Using and Why If you don’t have your training and nutrition under control, don’t worry about supplements. This is the main reason I rarely write or post about them. The average person eats like shit, doesn’t sleep enough, and haphazardly works out, yet always want to talk about supplements. Don’t be that… Read more »


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Why Progression is Crucial for Success

Why Progression is Crucial for Success

Why Progression is Crucial for Success The goal is always to progress and improve! If you stood on one foot with slight knee flexion for 15 seconds and then progressed to 30 seconds, that’s a win. It’s the accumulation of these wins, these small, novel disturbances in homeostasis, that force our tissue to respond and… Read more »

Video Discussion on MCL Tear + ACL Sprain Rehab

Video Discussion on MCL Tear + ACL Sprain Rehab

Video Breakdown on MCL Tear + ACL Sprain Rehab Two weeks post-injury of Grade 3 MCL Tear and ACL Sprain and the player still had not been instructed to do anything other than rest and wear a brace. That’s no upper body training, no biking, no maintenance of fitness. That’s when he reached out to… Read more »

Aerobic Circuit

Aerobic Circuit Right now, my athletes are training between 4-6 days a week. Either Wednesday or Saturday they will perform an aerobic circuit that’s meant to increase general fitness, include varying movements, and promote recovery by enhancing autonomic function through activation of the parasympathetic nervous system.  This is early in GPP so developing aerobic capacity… Read more »

Bodyweight Circuit – No Equipment Necessary

Bodyweight Circuit – No Equipment Necessary

As most people don’t have access to a gym currently, here’s a bodyweight circuit you can perform. No equipment necessary. This is circuit combines a combination of upper / lower body strength and mobility exercises as a means to increase general fitness. This can also be used for an aerobic training session as long as… Read more »

Upcoming Seminar – How To Train (June 2020)

How To Train – Not Your Average Fitness Seminar After years of complaining about the endless amount of fad and gimmick courses, I decided to enter the race. This will NOT be your average seminar! Watch a FULL, live group session where I train athletes of different sports with unique injury considerations. Lecture portion with… Read more »

The Development of the Youth Athlete: Start to Finish

The Development of the Youth Athlete: Start to Finish

The Development of the Youth Athlete: Start to Finish If you are a PARENT or COACH of a YOUTH ATHLETE, this is a MUST READ! The current state of youth athletic development is abysmal – from a lack of fundamental movement skills to early specialization and improper training. Research has shown that this leads to… Read more »

FPM: Bridge the Gap – Train 2 Recover

FPM: Bridge the Gap – Train 2 Recover

FPM: Bridge the Gap – Train 2 Recover Bridge The Gap (GPP): Register Here May 11-12th I will be in NYC at Performix House to teach the FPM: Bridge the Gap course. If you are a trainer/coach/therapist in or around the area, grab a ticket and let’s train! Course Outline: General Physical Preparation (GPP) as… Read more »

General Physical Preparation: The Big Rock of Fitness

General Physical Preparation: The Big Rock of Fitness

General Physical Preparation: The Big Rock of Fitness Though GPP has been around for ages, what you see today is a watered down, haphazard shell of what its supposed to be. In this article for the Journal of Bodywork and Movement Sciences, Dr. Craig Liebenson and I give context to GPP, it’s origins, and why… Read more »

Don’t Let Pain Hold Your Brain Captive

Don’t Let Pain Hold Your Brain Captive People tend to gloss over the things they think are “basic” or “common sense,” like sleeping an adequate amount (7-8+ hrs.) or paying attention to their mindset. Ironically, these are arguably the most powerful and controllable factors you can influence. Don’t think it’s important? Tell that to the 180 patients… Read more »

Predictive Coding – How Perception Influences Pain

Predictive Coding – How Perception Influences Pain

This past weekend I assisted Craig Liebenson during his First Principles of Movement GPP seminar in NYC. Before we filmed this short clip, I worked with an attendee who had given up on squatting due to knee pain. I assured her that I could find a squat variation that wouldn’t irritate her knee – she… Read more »

ACL Repair – Is It Always Necessary?

ACL Repair – Is It Always Necessary?

ACL Repair – Is It Always Necessary? Do you HAVE to have surgery after an ACL injury? It looks like we may NOT! As with most everything though – it depends. CONCLUSIONS “In young, active adults with acute ACL tears, a strategy of rehabilitation plus early ACL reconstruction was not superior to a strategy of… Read more »

The Deficit Reverse Lunge – Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies

The Deficit Reverse Lunge After we published our first article, Strength Matters, people reached out and asked if we would do more articles on different exercises and how to progress them. So Craig Liebenson and I wrote an article on the Deficit Reverse lunge. It was just published this week. Check it out below. The Deficit Reverse… Read more »