Struggling with Pushups and Squats? Fix Your Core!

Learn how strengthening your core can improve you form on pushups and squats – and get you better results. The Highlights: A weak or inefficient core is what is holding back most people’s squats and pushups. The key is to use a progression that allows you to get...

Mastering the Plank: Regressions and Progressions

Learn how to master the plank with specific exercises and progressions in this article. You’ll build a strong, stable, and effective core. Highlights Once you can hold a plank consistently for at least 60 seconds (2:00 is ideal), progress to a more difficult...

Rethinking Your Core Training

Core training is one of the most popular training topics in the world of fitness. Unfortunately, it’s also one of the most confusing. It’s confusing because there are an endless myriad of exercises, guidelines, and promises being made. It is even more...

4 Tips for Staying Healthy & Active Through the Summer

4 Tips for Staying Healthy & Active Through the Summer by Devin Gray, CSCS Summer is now upon us. It’s the time of year for baseball games, cookouts, camping, Cape Cod, and two local favorites – gardening and golfing. If you stayed active and healthy,...

A Complete Guide to the Pushup: Part 5 – Plyometrics

Plyometric Pushups If you’re looking for something a bit more exciting than the basic pushups, plyometrics may be for you. If you can’t do the gymnastic pushups and are looking for something new, again, plyometrics may be for you. And if you’re trying to increase the...