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?

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 […]

1101, 2017

How to Get Better at Push-Ups

By |January 11th, 2017|All Articles, Coach Dave Thomas, Home Page, Tips for Beginners, Training, Training for Women, Uncategorized, Videos|0 Comments

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.

 

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.

1105, 2016

The Movement Fix, Ep. 8: Weight Distribution on the Back Squat

By |May 11th, 2016|All Articles, Coach Dave Thomas, Home Page, Powerlifting, The Movement Fix, Tips for Beginners, Videos|0 Comments

The Movement Fix, Ep. 8: Weight Distribution on the Back Squat
by Dave Thomas
USAW, NSCA, CNC, Russian Kettlebell

In Episode 8 of Coach Dave’s The Movement Fix, he leads us through a major fix in the back squat. Where you distribute your weight in your feet is everything.

What will today’s episode cover?
We’ll learn where to put the […]

205, 2016

The Movement Fix, Ep. 7: Arms on the Kettlebell Swing

By |May 2nd, 2016|All Articles, Coach Dave Thomas, Home Page, The Movement Fix, Training, Videos|0 Comments

The Movement Fix, Ep. 7: Arms on the Kettlebell Swing
by Dave Thomas
USAW, NSCA, CNC, Russian Kettlebell

In Episode 7 of Coach Dave’s The Movement Fix, he leads us through a major fix in

What will today’s episode cover?
Pound for pound, the kettlebell swing is one of the most efficient movements in all of fitness. However, if you […]