Kettle bell swings are not only a proven way to develop tremendous power in your hamstrings, glutes, and core, but they also generate quite the calorie burn which helps those who are trying to shed some weight. But this movement is relatively complex, and every time I see it performed, there’s about an 80% chance that something is wrong. In this weeks video, I demonstrate the easiest and safest way to perform a Russian KB Swing from a scientific perspective.
About a year ago I released a video explaining how to deadlift without getting tension or pain in your lower back. Although this video was helpful to many, it didn’t explain the correct steps required to set yourself up for a safe and effective lift. In this week’s video, I demonstrate the easiest and safest way to perform a safe and effective deadlift from a scientific perspective.
If you clicked on this video thinking that I am going to explain how you can lose weight and get jacked by eating nothing but pizza and chocolate & chicken wings, you’re in for a disappointment. However, there is evidence that suggests having planned cheat meals throughout your week may lead to better results log term, than if you went without them. In this week’s video, I explain 3 reasons why planned cheat meals can lead to greater weight loss and strength gains from a scientific perspective.
After finishing a hard workout, there is no better feeling than rewarding yourself with a nice hot shower. But recently, it has been suggested that if you’re goal is to lose weight you’re much better off taking cold showers instead. Could something as simple, or in most cases not so simple as taking regular cold showers speed up your progress in the gym? I answer this question from a scientific perspective.
Being able to pull yourself up and over a bar is one of the most satisfying things you can accomplish. Unfortunately this is easier said than done, and if you’re struggling to get there, I’m willing to bet you’re not going about it the most effective way. In this week’s video, I explain 3 reasons why you can’t do a pull-up and show you how to correct these so that you can speed up the process and finally get over that bar.
Creatine has been around for as long as I can remember, and has since evolved into an essential supplement for those searching for maximum gains. Yet despite its raging popularity, there still remains some uncertainty as to how it works, and if it is a worthy addition to a strength program. Based on what we currently know, should you incorporate it into your weekly fitness regimen? I answer this question from a scientific perspective.
Deloading is a very hot topic in the health and fitness industry, & an enormous divide exists between people who believe it is a vital component to every training plan, and others who are convinced it is a monumental waste of time. So what specifically is deloading, and how can you tell whether or not it’s worth incorporating into your routine? I answer this question from a scientific perspective.
From the day we are born, most of us go about our lives with one side of the body stronger than the other. This imbalance in both strength and coordination will not only hold you back in the gym, but in your everyday life as well. So why is this the case, and what is the most effective way to bring your two halves back into equilibrium? I answer this question, from a scientific perspective.
There are a number of different movements you can learn while you’re at the gym, ranging from functional and effective to just plain dangerous. But one of the most important movements to master in my opinion is the hip hinge, which unfortunately is done wrong more often than done right. So what exactly is it, and what is the most effective way to do it correctly? I answer this question from a scientific perspective.
If you fail to have protein immediately after your workout, you may as well kiss your gains goodbye. That is what I was told when I started lifting, and what I have been preaching to my clients over the past few years when it comes to the anabolic window and protein intake. Is this still the case, or has current research changed the way we might perceive protein timing? I answer this question from a scientific perspective.