2102, 2017

How to Do a Kettlebell Windmill

By |February 21st, 2017|All Articles, Home Page, Kettlebells, Strength Training, Training, Videos|0 Comments

HOW TO DO A KETTLEBELL WINDMILL
by Dave Thomas
Performance360

Our perspective is that an athlete should have just as much strength in slow, controlled movements that require a high degree of stability as they do in high speed barbell movements that display power and athleticism. The kettlebell windmill is an excellent tool to train the former and reveal weakness. […]

1502, 2017

Relationship Between Neck and Hip Position the Push-Up

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Relationship Between Neck and Hip Position in the Push-Up
by Dave Thomas
Performance360

The push-up is a movement that most people think they have mastered, when in reality very few athletes actually perform well. There are few keys to the push-up that we want to focus on when performing reps.

Start by creating tension in the lower half, but always […]

1302, 2017

Correct Front Squat Grip

By |February 13th, 2017|Coach Julianne Russell, Home Page, Olympic Weghtlifting, Strength Training, Tips for Beginners, Training, Videos|0 Comments

Correct Front Squat Grip
by Julianne Russell
Performance360 Head Coach

A lot of people ask, “Where should my hands be on the front squat? How far apart should my front squat grip be? Where should the elbows be on a front squat?”

It is important that the hands be just outside of the shoulders so that the shoulders are […]

2501, 2017

What is the Foundation of Fitness?

By |January 25th, 2017|All Articles, Coach Dave Thomas, Home Page, Overall Wellness, Strength Training, Tips for Beginners, Training|0 Comments

WHAT IS THE FOUNDATION OF FITNESS?
Written by Dave Thomas

I feel one of the biggest areas of failure in today’s fitness and athlete psychology is the premature insistence upon reaching the upper echelon of achievement.

Invariably, if you skip important steps, the lack of foundation will reveal itself. Guaranteed. It’s like taking a leaky boat out to […]

2401, 2017

Where to Grip the Bar on a Back Squat?

By |January 24th, 2017|All Articles, Coach Julianne Russell, Home Page, Powerlifting, Strength Training, Training, Videos|0 Comments

Where to Grip the Bar on a Back Squat?
by Julianne Russell
USAW Level 2, Head Coach

A lot of athletes wonder where to grip the bar on a back squat? Gripping too narrow can cause the elbows to flare upward, which tips the torso forward in an undesirable manner. Gripping too wide can disengage the lats, which […]

601, 2017

Split Jerk Common Mistakes

By |January 6th, 2017|All Articles, Coach Julianne Russell, Home Page, Olympic Weghtlifting, Strength Training, Training, Videos|0 Comments

SPLIT JERK COMMON MISTAKES
By Julianne Russell, Head Coach
USAW Level 2

Coach Julianne takes us through a quick overview of the split jerk, including three main parts of the lift.

Rack Positioning
The Dip & Drive
The Lockout & Recovery

Set-up cues and common mistakes. Enjoy.

2612, 2016

102 Training Tips to Kick Major Ass in 2017

By |December 26th, 2016|All Articles, Coach Dave Thomas, Home Page, Nutrition, Olympic Weghtlifting, Overall Wellness, Powerlifting, Random Thoughts, Strength Training, Tips for Beginners, Training|0 Comments

102 Training Tips to Kick Major Ass in 2017
Written by Dave Thomas
Owner, Performance360

Welcome to your consolidated guide to results in the New Year. If you have a goal, chances are we’ve coached it at Performance360, and will coach it again this year. In our near six years of growth and establishing ourselves as a leader […]

2706, 2016

Coach Brenna on the Sport of Powerlifting

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COACH BRENNA ON THE SPORT OF POWERLIFTING
Written by Brenna Bulach
Performance360 Coach

If you would have told me five years ago that I would now be a competitive powerlifter, I would have laughed in your face. Granted, I’ve always been competitive, but my athletic “career” has been plagued with numerous ankle rolls, a torn labrum in my […]

2304, 2016

7 Benefits of Hypertrophy Work

By |April 23rd, 2016|All Articles, Coach Dave Thomas, Home Page, Strength Training, Training|0 Comments

7 Benefits of Hypertrophy Work
by Dave Thomas, NSCA, USAW, CNC
Performance360 Head Coach & Owner

Say it with me now.

“HyPERtruhPHEE”

Not, “hyper-trophy”.

It pleases me greatly to see HyPERtruhPHEE work become cool again and it’s great to finally not be laughed at for doing rows, curls, pulldowns and “bro” work.

Aside from plain old looking good, adding muscle to your […]

2103, 2016

How to Increase Your Back Squat

By |March 21st, 2016|All Articles, Coaching Staff Articles, Home Page, Powerlifting, Strength Training, Training|0 Comments

How to Increase Your Back Squat
by Brenna Bulach, USAW, IPL Elite Raw, USPA, NCAA
Performance360 Coach

Things are going great in the gym. You’re hitting PRs on your lifts, you’re eating well, you’re sleeping enough, but eventually your gym progress is going to hit a point where it stalls. You can’t put 5 more pounds on your […]