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. […]

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, […]

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 […]

2102, 2017

How to Do a Kettlebell Windmill

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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 […]

2401, 2017

Where to Grip the Bar on a Back Squat?

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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 […]

1101, 2017

How to Get Better at Push-Ups

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HOW TO GET BETTER AT PUSH-UPS
by Dave Thomas
Owner/Coach, Performance360

Are you interested in how to get better at push-ups? Are you looking for an alternative to the kneeling push-up? Have you wondered what the best way to do your first full push-up is?

Our “How to Get Better at Push-Ups” series is instructed by Performance360 owner and […]

801, 2017

Common Mistakes in the Russian Kettlebell Swing

By |January 8th, 2017|All Articles, Coach Dave Thomas, Home Page, Kettlebells, Training, Videos|0 Comments

COMMON MISTAKES IN THE RUSSIAN KETTLEBELL SWING
By Dave Thomas
Owner/Coach

What are some common mistakes in the Russian Kettlebell Swing? How do you perform a kettlebell swing? Coach Dave takes us through four main mistakes to look out for, and how to eliminate them to enjoy productive, powerful swinging.

T-Rex Position

Over Reaching

Squatty Swing

Leaning Back

Enjoy.