2007, 2017

Coach’s Lab 6: The Proper Way to DB Row

By |July 20th, 2017|All Articles, Coach Dave Thomas, Coach's Lab, Home Page, Quick Thoughts, Strength Training, The Movement Fix, Tips for Beginners, Training, Videos|0 Comments

Coach’s Lab 6: The Proper Way to DB Row
Rowing is great movement for balance in our scapular muscles, as well we building strength and muscle in our upper body. However, these benefits are only received if you pay close attention to proper rowing technique.
FAULT: Rowing high on the pec = Engaging the upper scapular muscles. […]

1807, 2017

Understanding the 3 Main Conditioning Energy Systems

By |July 18th, 2017|All Articles, Coach Dave Thomas, Home Page, Training|0 Comments

Understanding the 3 Main Conditioning Energy Systems
Written by Dave Thomas
Peformance360

I am going down a tricky rabbit hole today that I have avoided going down for six years. Conditioning science.

It’s impossible to come out unscathed as opinions and data vary greatly, it’s very difficult to pinpoint energy systems in a mixed modal setting, and data that has […]

1507, 2017

Common Snatch Mistakes in the Set-Up and the 1st Pull

By |July 15th, 2017|All Articles, Coach Julianne Russell, Home Page, Olympic Weghtlifting, Training|0 Comments

Common Hang Snatch Mistakes in the Set-Up and Pull
by Julianne Russell

The snatch is a great movement that builds strength, athleticism, and requires full mobility. It’s a very intimidating movement to some, but once you grasp that it’s simply a straight, quick pull overhead, it becomes much easier to perform.

We start all athletes in the hang position […]

1207, 2017

The Fix for Weak Hamstrings Without Heavy Bending

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The Fix for Weak Hamstrings Without Heavy Bending
by Dave Thomas

Hamstring training can be tough. In the realm of group functional fitness, most of our hamstring dominant movements are going to involve bending. Particularly, the heavy loaded hinge pattern that includes the following movements:

Deadlifts
RDLs
Single Leg Deadlifts
Rows
Kettlebell Swings

They are all very effective […]

1207, 2017

Coach’s Lab 5: Fix Your Clean “Drop”

By |July 12th, 2017|All Articles, Coach Julianne Russell, Coach's Lab, Home Page, Olympic Weghtlifting, Strength Training, Training, Videos|0 Comments

Fix Your Clean “Drop”
by Julianne Russell

Do you need in the following areas of the hang position clean?

Slow getting underneath the bar?
Unable to catch in a full front squat position?
Constantly having to pull high to compensate for lack of speed?
PRs are limited because you can’t squat the bar up after catching?

If so, […]

607, 2017

A Cliff Notes Guide to Training Around Injury & Pregnancy

By |July 6th, 2017|Training|0 Comments

A Cliff Notes Guide to Training Around Injury & Pregnancy
The following is a brief list of our recommendations to training around injury. These do not constitute professional medical advice, rather our experience with the human body and seeing what’s worked well for folks in the past.

Here is a guide to what the different “lights” mean.

Green […]

606, 2017

What is the Difference Between Anaerobic and Aerobic Conditioning?

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What is the Difference Between Anaerobic and Aerobic Conditioning?
Written by Dave Thomas
Owner, Performance360

The following is an excerpt from our Performance360 Fully Certified Coach (FCC) program. 

On our May podcast, one of the questions we answered was the difference between Anaerobic and Aerobic conditioning, how to train each, and why each are beneficial. Today, we provide the […]

2305, 2017

What Are the Benefits of Tempo Training?

By |May 23rd, 2017|All Articles, Coach Dave Thomas, Home Page, Training|0 Comments

Written by Dave Thomas
Owner, Performance360

If you are a faithful member of our gym, you have no doubt seen a lot of “3131” on the board this month for movements like the back squat, goblet squat, pull-up, and Bulgarian split squat. If you don’t go to our gym, you might be at a place that programs […]

1905, 2017

Can I Still Lift Weights While Pregnant? A Guest Post from Molly of BIRTHFIT

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CAN I STILL LIFT WEIGHTS WHILE PREGNANT? A GUEST POST FROM MOLLY OF BIRTHFIT
Written by Lauren Faison, Deana Cimalore, and Molly Powell of BIRTHFIT

This article does not constitute professional medical advice. We are not medical professionals of any kind. Always seek out the advice of your doctor for advice on how to handle your pregnancy, […]

2504, 2017

How to Tell if Your Burpees Suck

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HOW TO TELL IF YOUR BURPEES SUCK
Written by Dave Thomas

The burpee is a movement that gets a bad rep because we assume it has to be done poorly. Thanks to too much beginner exposure to fitness for sport, we are used to this image of the fatigued athlete flopping down and having high school intercourse with the […]