6 06, 2018

Released: Coaches Academy Weekend Curriculum

By |2019-09-18T03:15:40-07:00June 6th, 2018|All Articles, Coach's Lab, FCC, Home Page|0 Comments

Released: Coaches Academy Weekend Curriculum I'm extremely thrilled to announce that we have finalized our curriculum for the weekend and will be presenting it in the following active format. Our weekend breaks down into three main blocks: Design. Teach. Lead.  This is what we value as the three most important factors in effective, progressive, long [...]

18 09, 2017

[Coach’s Lab 14]: Bracing and Tension

By |2019-09-18T03:22:22-07:00September 18th, 2017|All Articles, Coach Julianne Russell, Coach's Lab, Coaching Staff Articles, Home Page, Strength Training, Tips for Beginners, Training, Videos|0 Comments

[Coach's Lab 14] 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 Related Viewing: Coach's Lab 12: Balance in the RDL Coach's Lab 10: Strength 202 Coach's Lab 9: Ankle Function in [...]

13 09, 2017

Coach’s Lab 12: RDL Balance and Footwork

By |2019-09-18T03:22:31-07:00September 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 [...]

17 08, 2017

Coach’s Lab 10: Strength 202

By |2019-09-18T03:23:01-07:00August 17th, 2017|All Articles, Coach Dave Thomas, Coach's Lab, Coaching Staff Articles, FCC, Home Page, Strength Training, Videos|0 Comments

Coach's Lab 10: Strength 202 Coaches, we are happy to announce our FCC certification weekend, open to the public for the first time in six years, November 3rd - 5th in San Diego, CA. For more information, and how to apply for this knowledge filled 3-day weekend, visit the official FCC page. The following is a [...]

9 08, 2017

Coach’s Lab 9: Ankle Mobility

By |2019-09-18T03:23:04-07:00August 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 Suggested Reading Coach's Lab 8: Rowing [...]

6 08, 2017

Coach’s Lab 8: Fix Your Hip Angle to Improve Stroke Economy

By |2017-08-30T15:10:26-07:00August 6th, 2017|All Articles, Coach Dave Thomas, Coach's Lab, Conditioning, FCC, Home Page, The Movement Fix, Tips for Beginners, Training, Videos|0 Comments

Coach's Lab 8: Fix Your Hip Angle to Improve Stroke Economy One of the most common mistakes that we see are athletes who break their hips open way too early. In the transition from the catch to the drive, many athletes will open up early, which causes a bleed in power, slower time, and higher fatigue [...]

20 07, 2017

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

By |2019-09-18T03:23:48-07:00July 20th, 2017|All Articles, Coach Dave Thomas, Coach's Lab, FCC, Home Page, 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 [...]

12 07, 2017

Coach’s Lab 5: Fix Your Clean “Drop”

By |2017-08-30T15:12:13-07:00July 12th, 2017|All Articles, Coach Julianne Russell, Coach's Lab, FCC, 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 [...]