Powerlifting

ARM DAY FOR A FUNCTIONAL ELBOW

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What is “Arm Day”?   In the bodybuilding world this means doing exercises to strengthen and grow the biceps and triceps. In some functional fitness gyms, these exercises are looked at as useless. People think its purely a glamour muscle and the only reason to do them is to have big arms.   I disagree […]

Kettlebells

GRIP STRENGTH

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Why should you care about grip strength?   Having a strong grip will help you more than you think. A strong grip makes everything you pick up feel lighter. Most of the time you doubt yourself before a lift is because it feels heavy in your hands. There’s a mental component that can be an […]

Coaches Corner

SKILL VS PHYSIOLOGICAL ADAPTATION

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What’s the biggest limiting factor holding you back?   When an athlete comes to me asking for ways to improve a specific movement it usually comes down to being an issue of skill / technique or physiological adaptation.  These can be easily confused and can sometimes require additional information.   Skill   A skill is […]