Compensation – “something that counterbalances or makes up for an undesirable or unwelcome state of affairs.” In this case, in your body. Unaddressed compensations are one of the leading causes of injury in most athletes. Including you. Because I know how important it is for you to be an Athlete For Life, I will keep reminding you of this vulnerability. … Read More
There is one certainty in sports, which is that circumstances are often predictably unpredictable. In an instant you may have to stop, start, shuffle, hop, lunge, catch, and pass in any direction. And in those moments . . . reading and reacting is all you can do. And ideally it’s with the correct body position, precise timing, and accuracy. It’s … Read More
I know that performing any new exercise right is important to you. That’s why applying all of the nuances in terms of technique and execution should be top-of-mind when you’re working out. It’s what separates mediocrity from mastery. With that said, I’ve seen what happens when someone tries to be flawless too soon. They attempt too many things, all at … Read More
One of my biggest life challenges is time management. My packed schedule means I’m often pressed for time. So when it comes to training, I can’t waste a second on exercises that serve little to no purpose to me achieving my goals. I need the most effective movements. Those that provide the most bang for your buck. But what are … Read More
If you’re focused on really getting into shape and looking great, then you probably know running to be one of the most effective cardio workouts to get fit and lean. The problem is… if you’re like most people, you haven’t been able to get comfortable enough in your run to build the physical conditioning that you want. Has your … Read More
Adam Friedman, CSCS, CN, CMT, and founder of Advanced Athletics is representing the Gold’s Gym Fitness Institute in this video to discuss fundamental movement. The squat and the lunge are demonstrated as examples because they are so often performed incorrectly, which will limit results, and can lead to injury.