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Pull-ups Posted by Steve Zarriello on August 13, 2018

The pull-up is a challenging but beneficial vertical pulling exercise. Many people fall into the bad habit of trying to get as many done as they can without reaping the full benefits of the exercise because they allow their form to suffer. For a correct pull-up follow these tips: -Start just short of a dead hang, with the arms fully straight but no...

1/2 Kneeling Landmine Press Posted by Steve Zarriello on August 9, 2018

1/2 Kneeling Landmine Press
The 1/2 Kneeling Landmine Press is an ideal alternative to overhead pressing, especially for anyone who struggles with maintaining neutral spinal posture. When done correctly it promotes good upward rotation of the scapula and lumbopelvic/anterior core control. To perform the Landmine Press correctly keep these cues in mind: -Squeeze your abs and t...

3-Position Dumbbell Shoulder Raise Posted by RI Web Gurus on August 2, 2018

If you want to increase muscle size, you need to increase your training volume. There are many ways to do that for your shoulders, but I particularly like this one because when it's done correctly it not only helps with the gainz, but it does so without putting excessive strain on the rotator cuff and labrum and actually helps to stabilize the shou...

Getting to Know your Joints part 2 - Anatomy Posted by Mike Lefebvre on July 24, 2018

Getting to Know your Joints part 2 - Anatomy
Getting to know Your Joints Part 2 - AnatomyIn part 1 of this blog series we touched base on the nuts & bolts of what joints are and how several factors can positively & negatively impact their health. We also went over joint stability and joint flexibility and factors that impact both. These are all topics I will glimpse over again soon bu...

Alternating Dumbbell Lunges Posted by Steve Zarriello on July 7, 2018

When executed properly the lunge is a very beneficial single leg exercise that provides a challenge to even the strongest individuals. The dumbbell lunge challenges not only leg strength but also grip and core strength when done with heavy enough weights or for high enough reps. There's also a lateral hip stability element to the lunge in that it r...

Getting to Know Your Joints Part 1 - Intro Posted by Mike Lefebvre on June 28, 2018

Getting to Know Your Joints Part 1 - Intro

The premise of these blog posts will be for me to explain the strucure and function of our joints. I also will provide details and video demonstrations describing the science behind several 'prehab' and strengthening exercises for different joints, enjoy!

The Daily Lift - Saturday 6/23/18 Posted by Steve Zarriello on June 23, 2018

All workouts should be preceded by a proper dynamic warmup. If you haven't done a dynamic warmup before check out this one on our youtube channel! While you're there check out our instructional videos on any exercises that you're not familiar with!Workout #40SetsExerciseRepsx3 SetsRest as NeededBB Bulgarian Squatsx8 EAlternating DB Rowsx12 Ex3 Sets...

The Daily Lift - Friday 6/22/18 Posted by Steve Zarriello on June 21, 2018

All workouts should be preceded by a proper dynamic warmup. If you haven't done a dynamic warmup before check out this one on our youtube channel! While you're there check out our instructional videos on any exercises that you're not familiar with!Workout #44SetsExerciseRepsx3 SetsAs Little Rest as PossibleMB V-Twistx15 EContralateral Superman Hold...

The Daily Lift - Thursday 6/21/18 Posted by Steve Zarriello on June 21, 2018

All workouts should be preceded by a proper dynamic warmup. If you haven't done a dynamic warmup before check out this one on our youtube channel! While you're there check out our instructional videos on any exercises that you're not familiar with!Workout #34SetsExerciseRepsx5 SetsRest as NeededBarbell Deadliftx10/10/8/8/5Barbell Bench Pressx8/8/8/...

The Daily Lift - Tuesday 6/19/18 Posted by Steve Zarriello on June 19, 2018

All workouts should be preceded by a proper dynamic warmup. If you haven't done a dynamic warmup before check out this one on our youtube channel! While you're there check out our instructional videos on any exercises that you're not familiar with!Workout #28SetsExerciseRepsx3Rest as NeededBarbell RDLx12/10/8Inverted Rowsx12x3Rest as NeededDumbbell...