Blogs about Squat Exercise

Proper Weight Lifting Form & Technique

Proper Weight Lifting Form & Technique Proper Weight LiftingForm and technique throughout a workout is absolutely key. Lack of proper form and technique will defeat the purpose of your workout. Ever seen someone working out with too much weight and tweak their back or get injured? Lack of improper form will cause more harm to your body than good. Improper weight lifting form will put a lot of pressure on joints,rotator cuff, lumbar spine, etc.

Lower Body/Core Importance for Hockey Players

 Today I would like to take a look the benefits of—and importance of—lower body and core training for hockey players. 

Quick Squat Tip

Sit your hips back as if you were sitting in a chair and keep your legs no wider than your shoulders. Also keep your toes point forward.

WHAT YOU SHOULD ALWAYS DO

One client asked me " what exercises are we doing today?" I said

Body Weight Training

 Good Morning! Today I would like to talk about how to properly incorporate bodyweight training into your workout routine. While weight training IS absolutely essential for your progress, it should NOT be the only way that you are training. You do not have to walk into the gym and put up as much weight as possible every time you work out. If you can move your own body via push-ups, pull-ups, body weight squats, ab wheel rollouts, etc., you are better off than people who lift heavy weights yet cannot do a pull-up. 

SPEED UP YOUR TRAINING

SPEED UP YOUR TRAINING(INSIDER TIPS)

How Many Reps Are You Doing?

 Good Afternoon!  There is a workout-related adage that is as old as time:  “three sets of ten reps.” You’ve probably heard an old school gym-goer repeat that to a newbie trying to figure out a workout, or maybe you’ve even been that old school gym-goer yourself.   

Closed vs Open Chain Exercises

 Today I want to talk about closed chain versus open chain exercises.  You are probably wondering what they are and if they will help you get in better shape, but, believe it or not, you actually cannot perform an exercise without it being termed either a closed or an open chain.   Knowing the reasons why you do them is very important to best understand your exercise programming. 

MYTH BUSTING

My Three Favorite Go To Exercises When I'm Pressed For Time

Pressed for time... Ok, if you only got 5 minutes to spare, and you're wondering what would be the best exercise to do ASAP? For me it would be DEEP SQUATS. Get down deep, using your whole body and really pushing with your legs to activate the entire muscle system. Do any where between 15-20 reps continuously , body weight only, good form, nice breathing, and full range of motion. NO CHEATING HERE. 2 sets if you can.