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Matthew Ibrahim on Slow Cooking and Communication in Training

Matthew Ibrahim is the Co-Owner, Director of Strength & Conditioning and Internship Coordinator at TD Athletes Edge in Salem, MA. He has been an invited guest speaker nationally in over 10 U.S. states, which was highlighted by his presentations at Google Headquarters, Stanford University, Equinox and Lululemon, in addition to guest speaking internationally in Milan, […]

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Build Total Body Power with the Kettlebell Swing

Many people would assume that if you’re dealing with a lower body injury, that you can’t train lower body power. And that’s simply not the case! If we go way back to 2012, my good friend BJ Gaddour was talking about how he loved the kettlebell swing for developing lower body strength and power. BJ […]

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10 Keys to Building Better Basketball Players

Growing up, I was absolutely obsessed with basketball. It wasn’t uncommon for me to spend 4, 6, and sometimes upwards of 8 hours a day working on my game. And while I loved playing the game, I might love coaching basketball players even more. In this show, I cover 10 ways we can help make […]

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Face Pulls for Healthy Shoulders

When it comes to training, nothing can slow your roll faster than a set of beat up shoulders. And while your standard pressing and pulling exercises might be able to help, one of my favorite shoulder friendly exercises is the face pull. In this short video I’ll explain not only why I like the face […]

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Dr. Stuart McGill on Building the Athletic Spine

Dr. Stuart McGill is often considered to be the world’s foremost expert on spinal biomechanics. His patient list ranges from the general population to some of the world’s most elites athletes, and his work has produced over 240 peer reviewed journal papers and 4 books. In this show, Dr. McGill and I talk about a […]

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Bulletproof Your Hammies with the Nordic Hamstring Curl

One of the worst injuries in sports (or LIFE!) is pulling a hammy. So we all know we should do SOMETHING to prevent them. But what? The Nordic Hamstring is an awesome exercise for bulletproofing your hammies, but too often, I see it coached and performed incorrectly. Here’s how we do it at IFAST – […]

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Tony Gentilcore on Training, Entrepreneurship, and 90’s Hip-Hop

Tony Gentilcore was one of the co-founders of Cressey Sports Performance and worked there as a coach from 2007-2015. He now runs his own studio in Boston called CORE where he trains athletes and general population clients from all walks of life. In this show, Tony and I talk about how he programs for the […]

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Build Those Glutes with the Offset Split-Squat

Back in the day, I was a little too linear in my thinking. As a powerlifter, I thought if you wanted to get strong or build a muscle, you needed to do it in the sagittal plane. So if someone wanted to build their glutes they should do it with glute bridges, pull throughs and […]

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9 Tips for Having More Success with Gen Pop Clients

You’ve asked for it, so I’m about to deliver! I’ve had a lot of people ask lately for a show that’s solely geared towards gen pop training. And while I don’t train that population as much these days as I have in the past, I’m hoping that doesn’t discount the 18-19 years of work that […]

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Build Stability, Mobility and Strength with the Half-Kneeling Shoulder Press

A while back, I was really struggling with my home workouts. I love trying to sneak stuff in on my off-days, but the days of the home gym are long gone. Unfortunately, all my equipment has ended up at the various training spaces we work out of, so now I’m down to two kettlebells and […]

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John Rusin on Authentic Movement, Injuries and Pain-Free Performance

Dr. John Rusin is one of the fitness and sports performance industry’s leading experts in the pain-free performance training model that blends the world of strength and conditioning with clinical movement based diagnostic treatment. Dr. Rusin’s present and past client list include MLB All-Stars, NFL All-Pros, Olympic Gold, Bronze and Silver Medalists, World-Record-Holding Powerlifters, Elite Bodybuilders […]

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A Challenging Variation of the Front Squat

If you know anything about me, you know I’m a huge fan of the front squat. Whether it’s shifting the center of gravity back, unlocking the body’s mobility, or just providing a great workout to the core and quads, pretty much every client and athlete I train is going to front squat. But here’s the […]

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JL Holdsworth on World Records, Epic Failures, and the Life in Between

Huge accomplishments mean even bigger failures. As an entrepreneur, father, husband, world champion powerlifter and grip sport enthusiast, JL has had his share of both. He is the founder of The Spot Athletics, which has two, 20,000sq. ft. private training facilities in Columbus Ohio and Co-Founder of Reflexive Performance Reset. With these experiences, JL is […]

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Training Trunk Rotation in the Push-up

A long time ago, I thought that if you weren’t bench pressing, you were wasting your time with regards to your upper body training. Luckily with age (and a little bit of experience), I realized that there was actually a lot more to upper body development than just bench pressing three times per week! Nowadays, […]

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Craig Rasmussen on Goal Setting and Building Confidence with the Executive Athlete

Craig Rasmussen is the Director of Coaching and Programming at Results Fitness in Newhall, CA. Results Fitness been named one of the top 10 gyms in the United States by Men’s Health on multiple occasions. Craig has well over 18 years of experience in the fitness industry working with all levels, ages, and types of […]

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