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One Simple Tip for Better Intern Training

Here at IFAST, we get a lot of questions about our internship program. After all, we’ve been running a very successful program since 2009 – and while we’ve been successful, we’ve definitely made our share of mistakes along the way, too! So when my guy Will Alli of Indiana University asked me what he could […]

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How Do You Get Better Buy-In on Resets?

One of the most common issues I hear from trainers and coaches alike is getting their clients and athlete to “buy-in” to doing resets, breathing, correctives, etc. And trust me – I know how it feels! It can be really tough to get your fast-paced, high-energy, or massively driven clients to slow down and do […]

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What is Physical Preparation?

What’s happening my friend…anything new? 😉 Of course, things are a little crazier across the world than usual. But with all that craziness, I’ve chosen to focus on the things that I have some control over. Former Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano used to say. “Control the Controllables” – and while it sounds a […]

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Videos to Watch – Week of 3.2.20

Okay my friend sorry for the delay in posting these, but it’s been a busy couple of weeks. And on top of that, I caught some sort of bug which has knocked me out for the past 2.5 days – so I’m just excited to be back in the land of the living! So without […]

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Videos to Watch – Week of 1.13.20

All right my friend it’s a new week, so you know I got some new videos! This week we covered exercise technique, loading schemes, and other random stuff. Let’s do this! How Do You Load 5×5? This was came from the DM’s… “How do you load 5×5?” There’s a lot of ways to do this, […]

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Videos to Watch – Week of 1.6.20

First and foremost, I hope your New Year is off to a great start! It’s been a hectic couple of weeks, and my “routine” has been anything but. However, in the coming weeks I’ve got a ton of great new video content to share with you, so let’s jump right into it! Glute Bridge Floor […]

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Videos to Watch – Week of 12.8.19

Well it’s another week, and we’ve got more videos for you to check out. Let’s do this! 30- vs. 60-Minute Workouts What changes when you only have 30-minute to get a workout in, versus a standard 60-minute training session? And what do you have to think about or consider to ensure you’re still delivering a […]

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Videos to Watch – Week of 12.1.19

Hey friend! First and foremost, I hope you had an awesome Thanksgiving holiday. And while the extended break did slow my roll a little bit on video production, Bill and I still have three awesome new videos for you this week!   How Much In-Season Vertical Jump Training? I’m sure the liquor glasses are piquing […]

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Videos to Watch – Week of 11.24

So I’m trying a new thing this week, and you’ll have to let me know what you think. Bill and I are both creating a ton of video content these days, so each week I’m going to post a recap of all the cool stuff we’ve shot from the week before. So without any further […]

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Random Thoughts on Squatting Basketball Players

A while back, me and my boy Joey Burton (an NBA skills coach) were sitting back and athletic development, and some of the goals we want our athletes to achieve. That discussion prompted a lot of thought and reflection on my part, and made me want to jot some of my thoughts down on video. […]

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How to Set-up the Landmine Press Effectively

One of the biggest issues clients and athletes alike struggle with is setting up the landmine press. If you set-up too far forward, the lift is awkward and you end up (potentially) going more overhead than you’d like. And if you set-up too far back, you end up chasing the bar – and again, the […]

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How to Perform the Glute-Ham Raise

Glute-ham raises have been a staple in my programs since 2001. After a trip to Westside Barbell, I knew that this exercise could be an absolute game changer for my strength in the powerlifts. But little did I realize how impactful it could be for virtually every athlete I worked with from that day forward! […]

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How to Split-Stance Low Cable Row

Last week we talked about how you can take your standard dumbbell rows and make them a bit more sexy and athletic. So if you liked that variation and want something that’s a bit more off the beaten path, then you need to try the split-stance low cable row! In this variation, you get a […]

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The Athletic Dumbbell Row

We all know that dumbbell rows are an awesome exercise for developing the upper back. But sometimes I feel like rows can get a little blocky and mechanical. Now don’t get me wrong – especially if you’re just learning the movement, simply thinking about reaching long and then squeezing back is totally fine. But once […]

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Build Shoulder and Core Stability with Med Ball Arc Walks

When it come to writing programs, the exercises I use have to check a couple of boxes… They need to build better movement, They need to be challenging, and They need to be fun! The med ball arc walk covers all of these bases. Not only does it give you a ton of bang for […]

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