1809, 2017

[Coach’s Lab 14]: Bracing and Tension

By |September 18th, 2017|All Articles, Coach Julianne Russell, Coach's Lab, Coaching Staff Articles, Home Page, Strength Training, Tips for Beginners, Training, Videos|0 Comments

Bracing and Tension
Knowing how and where to brace in the proper part of our spine is a very important part of safety and efficiency in the power lifts.

-Julianne Russell
@JulesTeaches
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1309, 2017

Coach’s Lab 12: RDL Balance and Footwork

By |September 13th, 2017|All Articles, Coach Julianne Russell, Coach's Lab, Home Page, Training, Videos|0 Comments

Coach’s Lab 12: RDL Balance and Footwork
The single leg Romanian Deadlift is one of the best unilateral movements we can do to train the posterior chain, and the anterior core. Check out these tips to get more out of the movement, and spend less time trying to constantly balance.

Keep your gaze fixed on the […]

1209, 2017

Yoga: What, Why, and When

By |September 12th, 2017|All Articles, Coach Julianne Russell, Coaching Staff Articles, Home Page, Mobility, Overall Wellness, Tips for Beginners|0 Comments

Yoga: What, Why, and When
We offer two styles of Yoga at Performance360. Midweek, we do Restorative for an hour and on Sunday (#sundayfunday) we Flow for an hour. They’re both completely free to members by the way, and benefit you greatly in many ways both physically and mentally. Just like the Daily Challenge or whatever your […]

908, 2017

Coach’s Lab 9: Ankle Mobility

By |August 9th, 2017|All Articles, Coach Julianne Russell, Coach's Lab, FCC, Home Page|0 Comments

COACH’S LAB 9: Ankle Mobility
Without proper function in the ankles, we are nothing in the barbell lifts. An FRCms, competitive power and weightlifter, and ten year background in yoga, Coach J knows her stuff when it comes to getting ankles to function at their best.

-Julianne Russell
@JulesTeaches
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2607, 2017

Under the Barbell, Ep. 3: Coach J

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Under the Barbell, Ep. 3: Coach J
Jules. J-Date. J-Money. Juwanna Man. The Jiggler. Get to know our trusted Head Coach.

2607, 2017

Coach’s Lab 7: Deadlift Set-Up

By |July 26th, 2017|All Articles, Coach Julianne Russell, Coaching Staff Articles, FCC, Home Page, Powerlifting, Strength Training, The Movement Fix, Tips for Beginners, Training, Videos|0 Comments

Coach’s Lab 7: Deadlift Set-Up
The deadlift is a great movement, we all know that. However, many athletes limit their progress and cause more pain and soreness than is necessary, often the culprit of a faulty set-up. Today, we are going to teach you the proper set-up in the deadlift and how you can deadlift with […]

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

Coach’s Lab 5: Fix Your Clean “Drop”

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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, […]

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 […]