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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Coach’s Lab 12: Balance in the RDL

Coach’s Lab 10: Strength 202

Coach’s Lab 9: Ankle Function in the Squat

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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 […]

1708, 2017

Coach’s Lab 10: Strength 202

By |August 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 video […]

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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Coach’s Lab 8: Rowing Effeciency

Coach’s Lab 6: Proper DB […]

608, 2017

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

By |August 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 rate.

Your […]

2007, 2017

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

By |July 20th, 2017|All Articles, Coach Dave Thomas, Coach's Lab, FCC, 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

Coach’s Lab 5: Fix Your Clean “Drop”

By |July 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 catching?

If so, […]