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January 2024

First Do No Harm!

The concept of safety is missing in a lot of gyms. Ensuring that the client is properly trained, has sufficient strength and mobility, and that the workout meshes with their goals seems to be non-existent. Clients are thrown into workouts doing techniques that they aren't trained to do, without any concern for the strength or mobility required to execute them safely. Not to mention that coaches and trainers are ignoring the clients long-term goals and physical requirements. Safety of the client must be priority number one - First Do No Harm!

Fast and Heavy

Technique is the Alpha and the Omega.

It's the determining factor when it comes to injury prevention and progress when it comes to any skill. It doesn't matter if it's a Deadlift, a Kettlebell Snatch, or even something as innocuous as a Push Up - Technique Matters! Just because your coach is pushing you to go heavier or faster, doesn't mean that it is a good idea. The majority of people would benefit greatly from slowing down, going lighter, and focusing on improving their technique. Training is a marathon, not a sprint. But the time in honing the basics and you will enjoy the benefits in the future... 

Curious about the Zercher Squat?

The Zercher Squat is a relatively obscure lift to most athletes. It has been overshadowed by the Back Squat when it comes to developing strong legs. But, The Zercher Squat offers a lot more than big quads and a strong butt. The core requirements to hold the bar and stabilize it throughout the movement makes it an outstanding technique for athletes that need to be able to brace properly and absorb impact. In other words - everyone!