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...

5 of the Best Ways to Ditch the Scale in 2014

Today is the 27th of December, 2013. New Year’s Eve is 5 days away. My resolution isn’t to get in better shape or to earn more. My New Year’s Resolution is firmly set: to get as many people to ditch their scales in 2014 as possible. I say this as a coach, brother,...

A Complete Guide to the Pushup: Part 6 – Grease the Groove

How to Increase Your Pushups Instantly (And Everything Else!) – Grease the Groove (GTG) “How many pushups can you do?” It’s one of the most basic fitness questions out there and it’s also the basis for several fitness tests. New personal trainer clients are often...

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...

A Complete Guide to the Pushup: Part 4 – Variations

Variations If everything you’ve read in this series has bored you so far, this should be what you’ve been waiting for. I said that pushups were one of the most versatile and adaptable exercises, and I wasn’t kidding. Here is a list of several variations. Wide Arm...