Clam Shells are probably the most prescribed, butchered, over and under utilized exercises (if that makes sense) in the history of the world. If you've been to PT to rehab your knee, ankle or hip you've most likely done them. And if you've been to PT for a broken finger I guarantee you also got … Continue reading Clam Shells, no longer Basic
So you now have a better moving, more activated pelvis capable of finding a perfect neutral position in your exercises! But how on earth to stabilize it and truly get the most out of every movement? The Glutes They are responsible for rotating and extending the hips in their primary action, but they also have … Continue reading Let’s get those Glutes helping your core
How on earth do you wake up one of the most essential muscle groups to energy transfer, lower back support, knee alignment, comfort, life and let's face it, making a pair of pants look awesome? The glutes are back on this Monday to kick off the week and get your workouts started in the right … Continue reading When your dog photo bombs your glute exercise
I'm always in search of the best ways to get my body working at it's absolute best before a round of golf. Over the years, I've reduced the amount of time on the range and increased the amount of time in the gym before a round. I don't know about you, but the driving range … Continue reading Pre-Round Glute Activating Exercise Alert
In keeping with the theme of yesterday's post, I'm once again bringing you a quick fix on an exercise that is commonly performed incorrectly. The only difference today is that I don't hate this exercise, I actually think it's awesome. I'm more just confused as to why people are still slapping on ankle weights and … Continue reading Let’s fix this Glute exercise!
Reality check, I'm not invisible and when my body starting giving me every sign on earth last week that it was time to rest, I gave it the middle finger and went hiking when I knew I was getting sick. I'm always amazed at how I tell my clients to rest when they are sick, … Continue reading All or Something: When you’re sick but still want to move
Today we continue our January mission to activate and strengthen our glutes. As much as I love those clam shells, it's important to mix up your training to keep those muscles guessing! Tall Kneeling is one of the most underutilized training positions out there, but let me tell you, it is awesome and definitely deserves … Continue reading #200glutesaday Tall Kneeling Edition
I'm turning up the heat today on those glutes and giving you a challenge that only involves 2 exercises. But, they are a doozy! Elevated Frog Pump: I love this exercise! It is almost impossible to not feel your glutes while doing this one, and by elevating the feet it increases the glute activity even … Continue reading #200glutesaday, let’s go!
This is by far one of my favorite ways to work my glutes! Aside from being ridiculously difficult, it also works the obliques like crazy and challenges your balance. The idea is to get into a kicking position as if you are going to fire out a roundhouse or 45 degree kick. You're going to … Continue reading #200 Glutes a day, Isometric Challenge