I consider it the most overrated of the big lifts. But if we're gonna do it, might as well do it right...

As mentioned in my last “How to Move” volume, the importance of learning the basic cues of the fundamental movements is very high indeed. Ensuring you have a foundation set in stone before loading up on the bar is more important than probably anything else you do in the world of fitness and strength training.

You may be weak and spoiled, but don't sell yourself short in the gym.

Someone’s gotta say it – so I will. People are Weak. I’m not trying to put that out there in any sort of condescending way. It’s just the cold, hard facts.  Forget the whole “you should be squatting 1.5 times your bodyweight to be strong” thing. I’m not talking about that kind of weak. I’m

This is training in its simplest form. Here's what to remember when performing the primal movement patterns.

This is going to be real simple. I often blog on the importance of learning the foundation of training, and building it from scratch. The ABC’s, as it were.  I’ve always been a proponent of learning the fundamentals before loading up on the weights. Though I rarely do too much direct training content within my

Too much of a good thing.... Isn't a good thing.

Lots of debate surrounds the topic of overkill when it pertains to all things training. In many communities or areas of training, you can be looked at as “soft”, not dedicated enough, or just plain not hardcore enough, if you opt out of certain regimes or training principles and methodologies. I’ve always been a believer

Where fitness training is concerned, you just can't top experience. Period.

In class, I learned the anatomy of the body. Muscles, bones, tendons, ligaments – it’s something you just can’t learn thoroughly enough in a weekend crash course. Getting down to the fine details of justhow the body works is something I’m glad I attended full term courses to discover. But the longer I spend doing

It was only a matter of time...

I’ve watched the wars go on and on as I simply laid back in the cut. The age-old battle between the classic strength and conditioning world and the so-called “crossfit cult”.  I made sure not to publish any detailed opinion based articles on the topic, so as not to fuel the fire in favour of