5EW Exercises: Rhomboid Push Up

5EW Exercises: Rhomboid Push Up

Cool Guy, So rhomboid push-ups. Rhomboids are the muscles in between your shoulder blades. Actually, really important for protraction and shoulder stabilization. So this is a really good exercise for people who aren’t capable of stabilizing the shoulders in a plank position or in a push-up, it’s quite a good regression, okay? So we’re gonna […]

5EW Exercises: Lizard Push Ups

5EW Exercises: Lizard Push Ups

Okay Guys, I’m going to lizard push-ups. This is a really good exercise to prep us for locomotion, so there’s lizard crawls you’ve been seeing on YouTube lately. This is a really good exercise to actually to develop that skill and that strength in the bottom position, okay? So first off, we’re going to come […]

5EW Exercises: Hindu Push Ups

5EW Exercises: Hindu Push Ups

Hey Guys, I’m gonna do the Hindu push ups. So what’ll do is jump into a plank position or actually a downward dog position. The hips are gonna be nice and high. From here, you’re gonna bring your nose down towards the floor, make sure your elbows are coming in, scooping up, upward dog. Two […]

Training Boredom

Training Boredom

“Do you have any suggestions for programming when general population clients complain of boredom from doing similar movements all the time?” You know I’m at a loss here man. When you talk to general population clients about food everything’s boring. I want to eat more vegetables. I don’t like vegetables. Drink more water. Can I […]

Recommended Reading

Recommended Reading

Okay we got a question from Luka. “I am 21 years old, kinesiology student from Croatia. We can’t learn much on the college except basic stuff.” Well good. You’re lucky. “Can you recommend me some quality books about strength and conditioning and some books about healthy lifestyle for a general population and older people also.” […]

Motivation and Habits

Motivation and Habits

We got a follow-up from Jim. “Hello Dan you asked for a follow-up to my first question so here goes. I just started doing the park bench program on the website,” Good for you that actually makes me happy, “and I’m sure that will take care of my training needs.” You know I would hope […]

Packing for Ireland

Packing for Ireland

Now this question actually made me very happy. “The wife and I,” the wife and I, “have a two-week trip to Ireland in May from Dublin then south and then to the coast and flying out of Shannon.” Shannon is a tremendous airport. “Like you, we are one bag packers. I read your packing essay […]

Loaded Carries for Climbers

Loaded Carries for Climbers

“I train to support my rock climbing and extend my athletic career,” it’s interesting because don’t all of us basically have our sport and then want to do it as long as we can. “I try to hit all the major movement patterns except usually pull-ups as I feel I’m doing so much already.” That’s, […]