video: common mistakes 01 – bad form

Adam FriedmanAthlete For Life, Fitness Tips, Videos

Hey Athletes! Your coach Adam here with the first installment of my new Common Mistakes series – this one is dedicated to Bad Form. I’ll go over why form is so important, what you can do to improve yours in general, and some specific examples of how to fix the bad form exercises I see most frequently.     In … Read More

video: kettlebell basics – the 6 exercises to master

Adam FriedmanAthlete For Life, Fitness Tips, Videos

I’m here with my latest video to give you a basic overview of working out with kettlebells. I’ll go over some do’s and don’ts and demonstrate the 6 best basic kettlebell exercises that every beginner should refine before graduating to complex combinations and flows. In case you’d like to revisit anything, here are the times/links: *Please note: they’ll open up … Read More

(Video) Reduce Knee Pain and Prevent Injuries With These 4 Tips I Use On The Pro’s

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Watching this video will help you to get started down the path of relieving your knee pain, and preventing it in the future. First and foremost Make sure to get evaluated by your physician. If your knee pain is a result of something that requires surgery, then it’s best to make sure you get the help you need from a medical doctor, sooner … Read More

(Video) Do NOT Make This Mistake In Building Strength and Speed [how to avoid]

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 Ignoring the proper functional progression is a recipe for lackluster results, and potential injury  🙁 So if you’ve hit a plateau, or hit some injury road bumps in your strength and speed training, then you may have been a bit overzealous and did not pay enough attention to maintaining your Foundation.  It’s what allows for the strength and coordination … Read More

(Video) How To Stretch To Become Stronger, Faster and Pain Free [7 Guidelines]

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In the video above I’m going to give you 7 stretching guidelines that will ensure a more effective, efficient and pain-free way to improve your flexibility. Pain-Free Stretching The main take home point of this article is that PAIN during stretching should NEVER be part of the program because it’s a sign that the body’s internal defense mechanisms of your nervous system are … Read More

(Video) Do NOT Make This Mistake With Cardio [how to avoid]

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In this video I’m going to show you how to avoid a huge mistake with your cardio training. Quality over Quantity The cardiovascular system, like our muscular system, adapts and grows stronger when it’s trained intensely with variation; or it adapts and plateaus when it’s not challenged, and then becomes de-conditioned all together when that stimulus is removed. A stronger cardiovascular … Read More