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Developmental Systems: The X and O Factors for Training Youn

(Note from MR: Brian Grasso is not only a great coach and speaker, but someone I consider a great friend as well.  His passion for helping kids is second-to-none, and he’s someone I will have guest blogging for RTS on a continuing basis. Other than possibly Eric Cressey or Bill Hartman, I can’t think of […]

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The Tabata Myth

Note from MR: Mark Young is one of my favorite fitness guys.  He’s well-read, looks at everything with a critical eye, and perhaps most importantly, he’s willing to speak his mind. I think you’re really going to enjoy the piece below.  Enjoy! ——————————- With all of the talk about interval training for fat loss in […]

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Q&A: Eric Cressey #2

For an acquired unstable sternoclavicular joint, what type of strengthening (if any) can be done to aid in stabilizing this difficult condition? I generally look at sternoclavicular (SC) joint issues as a “fallout” similar to acromioclavicular (AC) joint issues or acquired thoracic outlet syndrome.  A single inefficiency can lead to a number of different pathologies; […]

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Q&A: Mike Reinold #2

In your experiences, is surgical tightening of the joint capsule by way of thermal shrinkage or arthroscopic knot-tying more successful? Which seems to fail at a higher rate? Which recovery seems quicker? Both procedures you mention (thermal-assisted capsular shrinkage and capsular plication), can be successful in the right patient population. Thermals have fallen out of […]

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Q&A: Eric Cressey

In boxing, where are most of the forces in the shoulder distributed during a typical punch (right hook)? Where is injury most common? Just as is the case with a tennis serve, javelin throw, or baseball pitch, you’re going to see some crazy velocity of shoulder horizontal adduction and internal rotation with big shoulder distraction […]

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Q&A: Mike Reinold

If you see a baseball player (or any athlete really) that has one shoulder lower than the other, what are the possible consequences of putting the scalenes on the lower side under constant tension? Have you encountered neurological weakness from this posture do to scalene hypertrophy? What did you use as the “fix” to elevate […]

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Random Friday 2-5-10

I’ve been swamped this week, so today is going to be short and sweet.  Enjoy! * Smitty from Diesel Crew is doing a fundraiser to help support the victims of the Haiti Earthquake.  You can find out more about it HERE. * I recently wrote a guest blog over at Nate Green’s website on things […]

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New Interview up with John Izzo

Hey all, I’m back from vacation but not totally back in my routine as of yet. With that being said, the following interview should suffice for today’s content.  We’ll be back in the groove starting tomorow! Why the Learning Never Ends: An Interview with Mike Robertson Stay strong MR

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Should Women Train Like Men?

Today we have a guest blog post from Nia Shanks.  I believe Nia is a real up-and-comer in the industry, and she’s got a strong deadlift to boot! This piece was originally posted at TheFatSolutions.com, and yes guys, I kept the picture just for you 😉 I had a great idea for this post before […]

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Mmm Ice Cream – Nom Nom Nom

We’re going to mix it up a bit today, as I’ve got a guest video blog from DC personal trainer Josef Brandenburg.  Josef always has a knack for tweaking foods to make them healthier, so I thought some of you might enjoy his home-made ice cream recipe. Commercially available “carb controlled” ice cream has 4 […]

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Guest Blog: Alwyn Cosgrove

Today’s post is a guest blog from Alwyn Cosgrove.  As many of you know, AC has had a huge influence on me – not only in his role as a mentor, but as a friend as well. If you haven’t heard about the LiftStrong project, or haven’t purchased a copy yet, please take a couple […]

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Interval Training – HIIT or Miss?

I’ve posted a plethora of fat loss related material lately, so I figured this guest blog by Michael Boyle would be a great addition to the site.  If you’ve missed my previous content, here are some of the links: Cardio Conundrum – The Blog Cardio Conundrum – Article Guide to Metabolic Training – Article My […]

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