ESF: How to Lock Out the Deadlift – Part 2

Exercise Science Friday: How to Lock Out the Deadlift – Part 2 In Part 1 of this article, I explained the difference between an incorrect lockout and a correct lockout for the deadlift. In Part 2, I’m going to explain how to improve your lockout with specific...

ESF: No, Running is Not the Same as Training Legs

Exercise Science Friday: No, Running is Not the Same as Training Legs 2-3 times a week, I tell a well-meaning inquirer that “No, running is not the same as training your legs.” This article delves deep into why that is. At the end, I provide one of my...

Improving Your Athleticism, At Any Age

As a fitness coach, the majority of people that I meet have one goal: physique improvement. Whether it’s fat loss or muscle gain, most people simply want to look better naked. As an industry, we’re all too happy to help, but I’d like to encourage a...

A Tip for Getting Back In Shape Without Getting Hurt

A Tip For Getting Back in Shape Without Getting Hurt by Devin Gray, CSCS In a perfect world, we would never miss the gym. But life happens. Kids, finals, in-laws, work. It all happens. What happens next, though, can often be worse. I’ve known several people that...