2805, 2015

Plateau Busters, Vol. 3: Deadlifts & Pull-Ups

By |May 28th, 2015|Advanced Training, All Articles, Coach Robby Sparango, Home Page, Slideshow, Strength Training, Training|0 Comments

by Robby Sparango

Are you stalled out on your deadlift? Does the following describe what your last 1RM attempt felt like?

Your hips shoot up first, legs stiffen and your back rounds, then as the bar passes your knees you scoop under it with your thighs as you then drag it up to lockout.

Seem familiar? Your […]

402, 2015

A Weak Grip is Strong Enough to Hold You Back

By |February 4th, 2015|Advanced Training, All Articles, Coach Robby Sparango, Home Page, Strength Training, Tips for Beginners, Training|0 Comments

 

 

 

 

 

by Robby Sparango
USAW L1, Gripsport

(Scram, chin-ups, this aint about ya’ll)

I could go on and on about the importance of hand training.  Among our five senses, our sense of touch always takes a back-seat to the others. We never really give it much thought. Day in and day out we’re bombarded with sights, sounds, tastes […]

2207, 2014

How To Do More Pull-Ups

By |July 22nd, 2014|All Articles, Coach Dave Thomas, Coach Robby Sparango, Home Page, Strength Training, Training|0 Comments

By Dave Thomas & Robby Sparango

It’s no secret we take enormous pride in both our instruction and outcome of member pull-ups at P360. 63 women have walked in unable to do a pull-up and ended up writing their name on that completion board.  It’s not by luck, but by precise work and attention to detail […]

107, 2014

Brace Yourselves

By |July 1st, 2014|Advanced Training, All Articles, Coach Robby Sparango, Home Page, Strength Training, Training|0 Comments

By Robby Sparango

Pick your top 5 favorite lifts. Even more revealing, pick your top 5 least favorite lifts. Take your time, any lift, any variation of that lift, you name ‘em.

All ten of your picks, however random they appear, all demand one thing in common.

Abdominal bracing.

This isn’t a reinvention of the wheel, nor a manifesto […]

701, 2014

Execute Your Lift: The Importance of Intent

By |January 7th, 2014|Advanced Training, All Articles, Coach Robby Sparango, Strength Training, Training|0 Comments

By Robby Sparango

ex·e·cute

 

verb (used with object), ex·e·cut·ed, ex·e·cut·ing.

To carry out; accomplish: to execute a plan or order.
To perform or do: to execute a maneuver; to execute a gymnastic feat.
To inflict capital punishment on; put to death according to law.

 

Think of any horror, thriller or suspense film for a moment.

At some point, the antagonist is laid […]

411, 2013

5 Tips for a Better Kettlebell Swing

By |November 4th, 2013|All Articles, Coach Robby Sparango, Home Page, Strength Training, Training, Videos|0 Comments

By Robby Sparango

The point of the Russian kettlebell swing is very simple.  We want to develop power and strength while also targeting our hamstrings, glutes and trunk musculature.  So, every aspect of the swing needs be performed with that in mind.

Here are five tips to help get more results from your kettlebell swing.
1. Swing Like […]

1608, 2013

Introducing Your New P360 Coaches!

By |August 16th, 2013|All Articles, Coach Robby Sparango, Home Page, Newsletters|0 Comments

We are both extremely proud and excited to introduce your new P360 Level I Certified Coaches, Robby Sparango and Raechel Campbell!

If you’ve ever had a conversation with Robby or Raechel, then surely you like them as people, a very basic requirement of anyone who trains at Performance360.  Second, they both displayed a very impressive understanding […]