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A number of things have been rolling around in my head this week; so many that I couldn’t just narrow things down to one so I am going to share with you a few mini stories. • My Kiwi friend Cliff Harvey posted his third in a series of articles, this one titled Life Lessons […]

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Notes *Get in a half kneel position: tall as you can be, front knee over heel *Rotate towards the knee that is up, you will likely feel a stretch on the front of the hip and possibly through your midsection *Only rotate as far as you can maintain a normal breathing pattern *Check to see […]

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This is a pretty special video for a few reasons: 1. He is 80 years old and still training – if you learn a movement right at the beginning it will last you a lifetime 2. He is laughing and having a good time while training!! 3. He is surrounded by a team 4. He […]

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Big congratulations to all those who ran in the Vancouver Sun Run yesterday! Here is a little tip for recovery today, watch below. Notes *Stand tall with a ball or broomstick under your heel *Make 10 passes on each of these 3 spots: Heel to big toe, heel to middle toes, heel to pinky toes […]

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I’m a big Jack Black fan and this weekend I watched Kung Fu Panda, again. It is a feel good movie and you can’t help but laugh at Jack Black’s character, Po the Panda. Po is a perfect representation of Jack Black, a little rotund and always having a good time… especially when he is […]

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1. Turkish Getup – Learn it. Practice it. 2. Grip – 3 options (underhand, neutral, overhand). Get “wine glass” knuckles, and crush the bar. 3. Shoulder Set Position – Go from a long safe hang position to the start/finish position without bending arms. Use the drill in the video to learn how to set the […]

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Yesterday I posted this question on our Facebook page: You have 15mins a day, no equipment, and a small space to move – what single exercise would you train? We got a variety of answers check them out here, and while you are there please contribute your exercise of choice. I was first introduced to […]

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Notes *Review the PUPP (Pushup Plank Position) before giving this exercise a shot *Straight line Ankles to Ears *Keep Upper body still as you move knee towards chest *Keep toes pulled towards shins as knee approaches chest *Eyes looking forward or straight down not at your toes or the ceiling *First learn to do it […]

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“How do I get abs?” Every week I get asked this question or some variation of this question, you can replace abs with 6 pack, chiselled core, or shredded midsection. Clients, friends, family, and brand new acquaintances all want to know HOW. Depending on my mood, where we are, what the occasion is, who I […]

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Notes *The Turkish Getup (TGU) is one of the greatest exercises there is and this is a drill designed to give you feedback on your performance, a great learning tool or a great way to check and make sure you are still running smoothly *Start with a shoe then move to the lacrosse ball (or […]

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