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3 Exercises for Wrist Pain & Injuries

These 3 exercises will help you if your wrist hurts in extension, which is when the back of the hand is lifted closer towards the forearm. They’re also great to use as part of your warmup if you’re doing anything that requires full wrist extension, like Cleans and Handstand Pushups. For all 3 exercises, make…

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Grab this FREE Cookbook

My buddy Yuri just released a new cookbook and it looks great and you can get it for FREE. Watch the video below for details: . . .

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Bent-V Lateral Hip Shift (Hamstring & Groin Mobility)

Let’s cut to the chase – Here’s what doing this exercise together with me once a day for the next 7 days will give you: – Mobilized hamstrings and adductors – Strengthened hip flexors and internal rotators – Better hip hinge – Decreased tension in your privates Watch the video then try it out, then…

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Supine Hip PNF

The Supine Hip PNF: Best Hip Flexibility Exercise Of 2016?

This exercise will lengthen your hamstrings, adductors and hip rotators, mobilize the joint capsule and activate pretty much all of your hip muscles. It’s a great bang for your buck technique, so be THANKFUL you landed here because your hips are going to feel renewed after doing the exercise I’m sharing with you. Lucky you. 🙂…

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On Rest and Recovery

My daughter and wife have had colds for the past week or so… Stuffy (and snotty, crusty) nose is the main symptom, which has led to some early mornings where I’m up with Livia somewhere between 4:00-5:30am. Because of this, I’ve been a bit more tired and when I’ve been able to sneak in a…

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Simple Exercise to Balance Your Hips

This simple exercise is designed to strengthen your internal hip rotators, and will help to balance your internal vs external hip rotators since if we’re doing squats, deadlifts and lunges, our external rotators are likely stronger. Watch the video once through, then watch it again and do the exercise along with me. After that, I…

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Airplane Pushups

New Pushup technique that doesn’t RUIN your shoulders

The Pushup is one of the first movement patterns we learn as babies. It was amazing to watch my daughter Livia struggle through a one-rep max to push herself up off the floor and hold her oversized balloon head up so she could look around. But too many Pushups (horizontal push + internal rotation) without…

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Advanced Scapular Strength and Control Drill

Scapular strength and control is necessary for long-term shoulder health and to maximize your performance in exercises like Overhead Presses, Chinups, Muscleups and more. But we don’t often train it in isolation and it’s even more rare to train it with arms overhead and even MORE rare to train it hanging like in today’s video.…

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No Pain, No Gain?

The fight world is full of tough guys. Even just to spar requires a level of toughness that most people don’t have. But the “no pain, no gain” mentality that’s promoted can often mess you up. So we talk about this concept in today’s video, as well as my current wrist injury and compensatory movement…

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Compensatory Movement Patterns

In my last year of university (12+ years ago now – yeesh), there was this guy in one group project I was a part of that did absolutely NOTHING. Total SLACKER!… Instead, he played lots of video games, smoked pot, drank beer… but at least he worked out. He would show up at group meetings…

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