Running Exercises

3 Great Exercises For Runners

I recently had a question over email about the best functional exercises for runners to perform. It’s a great question but before I go into some exercise examples let’s look at the skills that are advantageous for a runner. 3 Components Of Good Running Mechanics 1. Minimum Ground Contact Time This may seem obvious but the ability to get […]

What REALLY Controls ROM?

ROM or Range Of Motion often seems to be misunderstood in the fitness industry. A common belief is that our muscles can sometimes be too short or tight and restrict our range of motion when we move, and techniques like short term static stretching, foam rolling and trigger pointing are then used to ‘release’ muscles […]

How To Improve Thoracic Mobility With Movement

I had a great question from a subscriber yesterday about how to improve thoracic mobility… “How do you increase thoracic spine mobility for back bends and contortion. Especially when your lower back and shoulders want to do all the bending?” Before talking about how to target the thoracic spine with mobility exercises it’s important to […]

How To Increase ROM

How To Increase ROM In Minutes WITHOUT Stretching Or Foam Rolling

Did you know that it’s possible to increase ROM in minutes, just by moving? The common approach to increasing mobility or ROM before training is often to static stretch or use a foam roller. Unfortunately ROM is largely misunderstood, especially in the fitness industry but I’ll leave this statement for another blog post! For now, just understand that […]

How To Hit More Glutes In The Squat

Glute training is an increasingly popular addition to strength training programs and ‘glute activation’ is often talked about in training. The most common schools of thought on muscle activation are to either “squeeze” something when you perform a movement or perform another exercise before the main movement. The problem with these methods is that they don’t guarantee you’ll […]