1310, 2017

The Dangers of Dogma: The Overhead Swing

By |October 13th, 2017|All Articles, Coach Dave Thomas, Coaching Staff Articles, Home Page, Kettlebells, Mobility, Overall Wellness, The Movement Fix, Training|0 Comments

The Dangers of Dogma: The Overhead Swing
The danger of a purist mindset is that you run the risk of letting dogma disrupt potential. Turkish Get-Ups are NOT for conditioning. The kettlebell is NOT for swinging overhead. James Van Der Beek can NOT be a lead role. Why? Says who? Every single circle has their own […]

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 […]

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 […]

2407, 2017

How to Do a Better Pistol Squat

By |July 24th, 2017|All Articles, Coach Dave Thomas, Home Page, The Movement Fix, Training, Videos|0 Comments

How to Do a Better Pistol Squat
The pistol squat is an excellent movement that develops unilateral leg strength, ankle mobility, and athleticism. It’s a very popular movement that lots of athletes want to do, and as a result, often poorly rush the process and rely exclusively on momentum instead of strength.

When performing the pistol, it’s critical […]

2007, 2017

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

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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. […]

2504, 2017

How to Tell if Your Burpees Suck

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HOW TO TELL IF YOUR BURPEES SUCK
Written by Dave Thomas

The burpee is a movement that gets a bad rep because we assume it has to be done poorly. Thanks to too much beginner exposure to fitness for sport, we are used to this image of the fatigued athlete flopping down and having high school intercourse with the […]

1502, 2017

Relationship Between Neck and Hip Position the Push-Up

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Relationship Between Neck and Hip Position in the Push-Up
by Dave Thomas
Performance360

The push-up is a movement that most people think they have mastered, when in reality very few athletes actually perform well. There are few keys to the push-up that we want to focus on when performing reps.

Start by creating tension in the lower half, but always […]

2005, 2016

The Movement Fix, Ep. 9: “Pinky” Push-Ups

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The Movement Fix, Ep. 9: “Pinky” Push-Ups
by Dave Thomas
USAW, NSCA, CNC, CPT

In Episode 9 of Coach Dave’s The Movement Fix, he leads us through a movement hack for the push-up. Where you distribute your weight in your hands is going to correlate directly to activating the correct musculature.

What will today’s episode cover?
We’ll learn where our […]

1105, 2016

The Movement Fix, Ep. 8: Weight Distribution on the Back Squat

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The Movement Fix, Ep. 8: Weight Distribution on the Back Squat
by Dave Thomas
USAW, NSCA, CNC, Russian Kettlebell

In Episode 8 of Coach Dave’s The Movement Fix, he leads us through a major fix in the back squat. Where you distribute your weight in your feet is everything.

What will today’s episode cover?
We’ll learn where to put the […]

205, 2016

The Movement Fix, Ep. 7: Arms on the Kettlebell Swing

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The Movement Fix, Ep. 7: Arms on the Kettlebell Swing
by Dave Thomas
USAW, NSCA, CNC, Russian Kettlebell

In Episode 7 of Coach Dave’s The Movement Fix, he leads us through a major fix in

What will today’s episode cover?
Pound for pound, the kettlebell swing is one of the most efficient movements in all of fitness. However, if you […]