Monthly Archives: February 2017

Technique Tuesday: Troubleshooting the Wall Ankle Mobilization

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We use the wall ankle mobilization drill all the time to help athletes improve ankle dorsiflexion. You need solid ankle mobility for pretty much any athletic endeavor, so this exercise is a mainstay in many of our warm-up routines. You’ll

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Weekly Recap – February 26, 2017

Hey all – Hope you’re all enjoying the warm(er) weather. Here’s some great fitness content from around the web this week: Episode 3 of The Strength House Podcast is live! This week, Greg and I talk about the importance of

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The Strength House Podcast – Episode 3: Cutting Tiles vs. Bright

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In episode 3 of the Strength House podcast, Greg and I talk about the importance of training environment, as well as how to set training maxes and use RPEs effectively. We also put beers from Massachusetts’ two top breweries head

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Technique Tuesday: Breaking Bad Box Squat Habits

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The box squat makes its way into a lot of programs that I write for athletes. It’s a decent way to learn how to squat, and it can help athletes train a squat pattern if they struggle with keeping a

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Weekly Recap – February 19, 2017

Hey all – In between massive snow storms, lots of awesome fitness stuff went down all over the interwebs. Check it all out here: Episode 2 of The Strength House Podcast is live! This week, Greg and I discuss common

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The Strength House Podcast – Episode 2: Green vs. The Substance

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In episode 2 of the Strength House podcast, Greg and I discuss common technique and programming mistakes for the squat, bench press and deadlift. We also taste two top notch New England IPAs from Tree House and Bissell Brothers. Stream

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Technique Tuesday: 3 Reasons to Deadlift Barefoot

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We have almost all our athletes deadlift barefoot at Cressey Sports Performance. Barring some sort of foot/ankle injury, we lose our shoes in lieu of stocking feet so we can achieve better overall deadlift mechanics. This week’s Technique Tuesday gives

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