Monthly Archives: April 2015

MyFitnessPal – 3 Quick Kettlebell Workouts Anyone Can Do

In my first article for MyFitnessPal, I broke down the kettlebell swing into four parts and showed you how it’s really not as intimidating as it seems. But the 3 kettlebell workouts in my latest MFP article… now these might

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ThePTDC – How to Design Better Warm Ups for Small Group Training Programs

We’re best known for training baseball players at Cressey Sports Performance, so not everyone knows that we also run a kickass bootcamp-style group exercise program called CSP Strength Camps. I credit much of my growth as a coach to shadowing Strength

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5 Strength Training Considerations for Runners

Spoiler alert: I have never been and never will be a runner. I’ve always shied away from long distance running because… well, I hated doing it. And when I did do it, it was painfully difficult. I’d much rather run to

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Posted in Lists, Tips and Tricks – The Top 10 Mistakes Athletes Make in the Weight Room

I fell in love with lifting as a college athlete. I’ll never forget the feeling of empowerment I got when I started the first lifting program given to us by our baseball coach. But here’s the thing – the plan was

Posted in Lists, Articles – Quick and Easy Ways to Feel and Move Better

Yesterday I had the honor of writing a guest post for Eric Cressey’s website. If I could go back in time and tell my 18-year-old self that I’d get to write for Eric, I’d probably crap my pants (and not

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27 Lessons from 27 Years

Today is my 27th birthday. Looking back, 26 was pretty awesome. I got engaged. I got a job at one of the greatest training facilities on the planet. I won my first Best Lifter award. And of course, I met

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Posted in Lists – 7 Farmer’s Walk Variations for Improved Core Strength

Pick up something heavy. Carry it around. Put it down. Rest. Repeat. Can something this simple be too good to be true? Not in this case. Farmer’s walks build head-to-toe strength and coordination in a way that other weight room

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