310, 2013

Mobility Installment #3: Shoulders and Overhead Movements

By |October 3rd, 2013|All Articles, Coach Dave Thomas, Home Page, Mobility, Olympic Weghtlifting, Strength Training, Videos|0 Comments

By Dave Thomas, CPT-NSCA

Shoulders, their mobility, stability and health are a complex game as how well they function can be tied to a bunch of different areas.  Our pecs, lats, traps, triceps and t-spine all play a role.  Even our hips and ankles are contributors, as tightness in the base can set off a chain […]

1909, 2013

Mobility Installment #2: Bulletproof Your Deadlift

By |September 19th, 2013|Home Page, Mobility, Strength Training, Videos|0 Comments

By Dave Thomas, NSCA-CPT, USA L1

Google, “How to increase your deadlift” and you’ll instantly be returned 67,899 results from books to blogs to podcasts on tips to increase your pull.  No disrespect to any of the authors, after all, I have contributed to that clutter, but they are almost always the exact same.  A couple […]

1109, 2013

Mobility Installment #1: Achieving an Easier Front Rack

By |September 11th, 2013|All Articles, Coach Dave Thomas, Home Page, Mobility, Olympic Weghtlifting, Strength Training, Tips for Beginners, Training, Videos|0 Comments

By Dave Thomas

Front rack is a very difficult position to settle into comfortably as it requires mobility in four main areas.  The annoying duality of it is that it’s also one of the most common as we need it for front squats, thrusters, cleans and sometimes jerks depending on your preferred set up.  Without the […]

907, 2013

More Tips to Stay Injury Free

By |July 9th, 2013|All Articles, Coach Dave Thomas, Home Page, Mobility, Training|0 Comments

Back in April we published our first article on injury prevention and some often overlooked areas that dictate one staying healthy, entitled The Real Causes of Injury.  Today, we’re going to add onto that article, better explain certain areas and provide some more tips on how you can keep your body in tip top shape […]